We love to welcome campus visitors, but before you make your plans, please note that our visiting hours and restaurant hours may be affected.

Classes for degree and certificate program students at all of our U.S. campuses will not be in session from July 27–August 19, 2019. Classes will resume on August 20.


  • 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 www.ciarestaurantgroup.com 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, CA, The Bakery Café by illy will be open, but Gatehouse Restaurant will be closed.
  • At The CIA at Copia in Napa, CA, The Restaurant at CIA Copia, Grove, and Contimo Provisions will be open.
  • At the Texas campus, the CIA Live Fire Kitchen will be open Thursday–Sunday, and Savor will be closed.

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    Global Cuisines and Cultures Trips to Italy

    Spend 15 days in Italy and learn all about this popular cuisine that dates back to the 4th Century BC and the Roman Empire. Enjoy authentic local foods, beverages, and agricultural products, then meet culinary professionals and entrepreneurs in the region who will share their knowledge and insights into Italian culture and its unique culinary history. Along the way, you’ll visit several historic ruins, museums, and other landmark locations.

    Your first days in Salerno will include traveling to Capaccio and the Caseificio Borlotti to visit a farm and mozzarella production center, including local sausage making techniques. You'll also engage in hands-on cooking instruction that features ravioli, mozzarella en carrozza, and ragù Napoletana. You’ll also travel to Rome, Noci, and nearby towns to expand your cultural awareness and knowledge of Italian cuisine.

    Other highlights:

    • Learn about pasta production and eat at several acclaimed restaurants in Italy.
    • Take a tour of local food producers, wineries, restaurants, and an artisanal grain mill that makes flour for pasta and bread.
    • Take a guided tour of Pompeii and explore ancient Roman cuisine.
    • Visit Ceglie Messapica for a cooking demonstration on the local dish, Sagna Penta.
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