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The Culinary Institute of America

The Culinary Institute of America

The CIA is the premier not-for-profit culinary college offering bachelor’s and associate degree programs for careers in the culinary arts, baking and pastry arts, and culinary science. Additional bachelor’s degree concentrations are available in the areas of American Food Studies: Farm-to-Table Cooking; Advanced Wine, Beverage, and Hospitality; and Latin Cuisines. Approximately 2,900 students. For information: 800-452-9600.

Courses for food enthusiasts taught by CIA instructors and programs for food service professionals are available all year. Click Here for current course selection. For information: 800-888-7850.

Five award-winning restaurants are open to the public. For reservations:  845-471-6608.  

See individual restaurant listings:  The Bocuse Restaurant; Ristorante Caterina de'Medici; American Bounty Restaurant; Tavern at American Bounty, Post Road Brew House and Apple Pie Bakery Cafe.

Visitor Tours. Get an inside look at The Culinary Institute of America guided by a current CIA student. This one hour walking tour will take you behind the scenes. Offered Monday - Friday at 4 pm and Monday at 10 am.
For reservations and information, please call 845-451-1588.

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    Contact Us: 800-445-3131