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

  • Global Cuisines and Cultures Trips to Peru
  • Global Cuisines and Cultures Trips to Peru

    In the trip to Peru, you’ll experience the culinary and cultural highlights of Lima, savor Andean cuisine in the highlands, and marvel at the wonder of Machu Picchu.

    Explore the breadth of Peruvian cuisine from traditions many centuries old to modern trends, classic local ingredients, and influences from Asia and Africa. And you’ll examine the many other cultures that have converged to inspire this culinary-driven society.

  • Did you know? 74% of leading food employers surveyed prefer to hire CIA grads.