Reduced Hours and Activities During Late July/August

We love to welcome campus visitors, but before you make your plans, please note that amazing changes are underway at the CIA campuses during the summer and our visiting hours and restaurant hours may be affected.

Please note that classes for degree and certificate program students at all of our U.S. campuses will not be in session from July 27–August 20, 2018. Classes will resume on August 21.


  • The Admissions Office at all three campuses will be open to welcome prospective students and their families.


  • Since many of our restaurants rely on our students for the full CIA dining experience, please refer to for the most up-to-the-minute information.
  • At the New York campus, all restaurants will be closed during this period.
  • At the CIA at Greystone in St. Helena, California, The Bakery Café by illy will be open, but Gatehouse Restaurant will be closed.
  • At the CIA at Copia in Napa, California, The Restaurant at CIA Copia and Contimo Provisions will be open.
  • At the Texas campus, the CIA Live Fire Kitchen will be open Thursday–Sunday, and Nao will be closed.

Shopping, Classes, and More for Enthusiasts

Dr. Patrick Bottiglieri, CIA Professor—Business Management

Faculty Bio: Dr. Patrick Bottiglieri

Business Management
Professor—Business Management
Education and Credentials: CHA
"Quality in the foodservice and hospitality industry means exceptional service beyond a guest's expectations. I bring this philosophy into the classroom every day."

EdD, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. MS, BS, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY. AAS, Sullivan County Community College, Loch Sheldrake, NY. Roderick Institute Hospitality Skills Training Program. Certified TIPS Trainer.

Professional Experience:
Corporate Director of Food and Beverage, GEM Hospitality Group, Long Branch, NJ. General Manager, Ramada Hotel, Williamsburg, VA; Carradoc Hall Hotel, Leesburg, VA. Resident Manager, Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore. Director of Food and Beverage, The Chase Park Plaza Hotel, St. Louis; Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore; College Station Hilton and Conference Center, College Station, TX; Marriott Hotel Galleria, Houston. Catering Director, Marriott Hotel Galleria, Houston. Catering Manager, Marriott Hotel Astrodome, Houston. Catering Services Manager, Marriott Hotel, Bethesda, MD.

First Place, R. T. French Co. National Recipe Contest, 1980. Member: Hospitality Advisory Committee, Sullivan County Community College. National Restaurant Association. Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education. Hospitality Educators of the Mid-Atlantic Region.

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The Culinary Institute of America
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Phone: 845-452-9600