The Culinary Institute of America

The Culinary Institute of America is the world’s foremost food and wine authority, recognised throughout the industry for excellence in education and thought leadership.

Established in 1946, The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is the world’s premier culinary college. Its proven programmes are the global benchmark for professional food education. Dedicated to driving leadership development for the food service and hospitality industry, you will be taught the important aspects of the food business, including menu development, nutrition, cost control, and management. 

The unique curriculum also emphasises hands-on learning, as you develop a command of classic and contemporary culinary methods, techniques, and global cuisines. Graduates go on to successful careers in all segments of the food world, and the college’s 49,000 alumni include prominent food professionals such as Anthony Bourdain, Cat Cora, Roy Yamaguchi, Charlie Palmer, Maneet Chauhan, and Grant Achatz. The historic SIT-CIA partnership marks the first time that the CIA is offering its programmes in Asia.

The Culinary Institute of America

Undergraduate Programmes

Through our degree programmes, our students develop a broad base of knowledge and confidence in their culinary skills to take on future leadership in the foodservice and hospitality industry.

Food Business Management (Baking and Pastry Arts)
Food Business Management (Culinary Arts)