The Culinary Institute of America

The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is an accredited, private, not-for-profit college dedicated to providing the world’s best professional culinary education. Excellence, leadership, professionalism, ethics, and respect for diversity are the core values that guide our efforts. We teach our students the general knowledge and specific skills necessary to live successful lives and to grow into positions of influence and leadership in their chosen profession. With campuses in New York, California, Texas, and Singapore, the CIA offers associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and our conferences and consulting services have made us the think tank of the food industry.