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

Stéphane Weber, CIA Associate Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts

Faculty Bio: Stéphane Weber

Baking and Pastry Arts
Associate Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
Education and Credentials: CMB

Certificat, Aptitude Professionnelle (pâtissier diploma), Jean-Ferandi, Paris, France. Food Hygiene Certificate, London Institute of Environmental Health Officers.

Jean Jeudon, Paris.

Professional Experience:
Executive Pastry Chef, Osteria del Circo, NYC. Pastry Chef-Instructor, French Culinary Institute, NYC. Chef Pâtissier, Restaurant Associates, Tropica Bar & Seafood House, NYC; Restaurant Associates, Café Centro and Beer Bar, NYC; Le Meridien Hotel, Chicago, IL; Le Parker Meridien Hotel, NYC. Chef de Partie Pâtissier, Sheraton Park Tower Hotel, London, England. Pâtissier, Petersham Hotel—European Country Hotels, London; S.A.R.L. Paul (traditional Parisian pastry shop), Paris, France.

CIA Faculty Member of the Year, 2012, Best Dessert Menu 2001, Food Online food show, NYC. First Place, Domaine Carneros Wedding Cake Competition, 1995. Third Place, The Godiva Liqueur Cup, 1993; Third Place, Kahlua Liqueur Competition, 1993.

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