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

Uyen Pham

Faculty Bio: Uyen Pham ’04

Culinary Arts
Lecturing Instructor—Culinary Arts
Education and Credentials: CEC

MEd, BS, University of Houston, Houston, TX. AOS, CIA, Hyde Park, NY.

Professional Experience:
Chef Instructor, Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, Austin, TX. Private Chef/Owner, Phlair Hospitality Group. Consulting Chef. Guest Chef, Dinner Lab, New Orleans, LA. Guest Chef Instructor, Whole Foods and Central Market, Austin, TX. Executive Chef/Owner, Dumpling Dojo, Seattle, WA. Culinary Instructor, Cook’s World, Seattle, WA. Chef Mentor, Farestart, Seattle. Baker, Fay Da Bakery, NYC. Pastry Chef, Viet Café, NYC. Stages at Avoce, NYC; Annisa, NYC; Gotham Bar & Grill, NYC; Café Gray, NYC; and Union Square Café, NYC. Assistant Professor, University of Houston, College of Education, Health, and Human Performance. Adjunct Instructor, Lone Star College—North Harris, Houston; Houston Community College.

American Culinary Federation. Les Dames d’Escoffier International. Disciples of Escoffier. Slow Food USA. Women Chefs and Restaurateurs.

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The Culinary Institute of America
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Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
Phone: 845-452-9600