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 28–August 21, 2017. Classes will resume on August 22.


  • 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 our California campus locations (Copia and Greystone), The Restaurant at CIA Copia and The Bakery Café by illy will be open.
  • At the Texas campus, Nao will be open for lunch and the outdoor taco stand will also be open.

Shopping, Classes, and More for Enthusiasts

Rudd Center Celebrates 10 Years of Wine Education

The Rudd Center for Professional Wine Studies at the CIA's Greystone campus recently marked 10 years of providing world-class wine education. The innovative programs and instruction offered in the state-of-the-art venue has helped launch and advance thousands of careers of wine and beverage leaders and master sommeliers.

Rudd Center for Professional Wine StudiesLocated in the heart of Napa Valley, the Rudd Center has drawn more than 15,000 students to professional wine classes, Wine Lovers Boot Camps, and weekend classes for enthusiasts. It is home to innovative education offerings including the CIA’s Accelerated Wine and Beverage Certificate Program and Wine Immersion programs for industry professionals. The Rudd Center also serves as a wine classroom for the college’s degree programs, and a collaboration venue for the groundbreaking farm-to-table bachelor’s degree concentration.

Expanding on the college’s previous wine programs for professionals, the Rudd Center opened its doors in 2003, funded by a lead grant from the Rudd Foundation.The historic building was formerly the Still House, where the religious order of Christian Brothers made brandy. It is now a state-of-the art wine education center with sensory classrooms designed for analyzing wines and beverages, wireless keypad response systems, and built-in light boxes.

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The Culinary Institute of America
1946 Campus Drive
Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
Phone: 845-452-9600