The Culinary Institute of America

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Deemed 'The world's premier culinary college', The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is an internationally-recognized leader in professional culinary education. Since 1946, the CIA has been setting the standard for excellence in the industry across their state-of-the-art campuses in Hyde Park, New York; St. Helena, California and San Antonio, Texas.

Today, the college enrolls more than 2,800 students from virtually every U.S. state and 30 countries in its degree programmes. The curricula offer students a broad base of knowledge and skills to prepare them to be effective professionals and leaders in the food world, and CIA programmes are recognized internationally for their excellence.

This excellence is backed by the CIA's extraordinary facilities and faculty. With over 140 instructors from 16 countries across the world including renowned PhDs, Culinary Olympians, authors, registered dietitians, and MBAs, their unrivaled experience ensure students get the CIA's gold-standard education in culinary arts, business management, and liberal arts.

Accomplished CIA alumni such as Anthony Bourdain, Cat Cora and Roy Yamaguchi, and the rest of the 40,000 network of graduates reinforce the college's reputation for quality and leadership.

In collaboration with SIT, the CIA offers


The Bachelor of Professional Studies in Culinary Arts Management, which is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, will give you the strong foundation and extensive knowledge to realise your dreams in the diverse, exciting food world.

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