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.

Shopping, Classes, and More for Enthusiasts

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

    Peru is home to a rich fusion of ingredients and cooking techniques. Influences include indigenous Inca populations as well as immigrants from Asia, Europe, and West Africa. With geographic regions that include the Amazon rainforest, the Andes Mountains, and the South Pacific Ocean, Peru also features some of the most diverse climates in the world— another factor that has defined its broad culinary history. During this journey, you’ll visit exotic locations and sample local foods to further your understanding of Peru’s unique role in Latin American cuisine.

    Other highlights:

    • Experience the culinary and cultural highlights of Lima, the capital of Peru.
    • Savor Andean cuisine in the highlands and marvel at the wonder of Machu Picchu—a 15th-century citadel constructed during the height of Incan rule.
    • Explore the breadth of Peruvian cuisine over the centuries to modern times, including classic local ingredients and global influences.
    • Examine the many cultures that have inspired Peru’s culinary-driven society.
  • Food is big business, and you won’t find business education anywhere as food-focused as the CIA’s.
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