Travel Abroad Experiences

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  • Explore Your World

    Bachelor’s degree students can join a CIA-hosted, 10-day excursion and get special access to the cuisines and cultures of these exciting locations. These amazing travel experiences will transform your world view and expand your flavor palate forever. CIA students get the best possible travel experience and are exposed to the latest international techniques and flavors, so itineraries and destinations are always changing.

  • Study Abroad

    Here’s a few sample destinations that students had the opportunity to explore recently.

  • Study Abroad in Costa Rica

    Costa Rica

    Explore the mountains and plains of Costa Rica—named 2019 UN Champion of the Earth—and learn first-hand how some of the world’s best cacao and coffee beans, vanilla, and sugar cane are grown.
    Study Abroad in France


    Extend your knowledge of French food and culture with opportunities to learn from great chefs, tour local markets, and taste the terroir at famous wineries throughout the Champagne, Normandy, and Alsace regions.
    Study Abroad in Italy


    Authentic in every way, this tour of Italy’s cuisine and culture takes you behind closed doors to sites of local food producers, wineries, mills, and pasta makers, as well as visits to several amazing historic landmarks.
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