50業子

  • Welcome to CIA

    The Worlds Premier Culinary College

  • CIA Seal

    50業子 has been setting the standard for excellence in professional culinary education since its founding in 1946. With campuses in New York, California, and Texas, and an additional location in Singapore, we offer masters, bachelors, and associate degrees; certificate programs; and courses for professionals and enthusiasts. In addition, our conferences and consulting services have made us the think tank of the food industry.

    Our Vision

    Food is at the heart of our existence. Beyond sustenance, it is fundamental to cultures and deserves to be a source of joy for all people, families, and communities. We seek to better understand and promote its relationship to health, the environment, and a vibrant, equitable economy.

    Our Mission

    50業子 is dedicated to bettering the nation and the world by means of outstanding education, practice, and scholarship on all aspects of food and the enterprises related to it. Through a transformative learning experience, CIA prepares future food leaders, innovators, and experts for personal and professional success.

    Our Values

    CIA is a private, not-for-profit college, guided by the core values of Excellence, Leadership, Professionalism, Ethics, and Respect for Diversity.

     
  • Our Logo


    On Founders Day, May 22, 2022, 50業子 unveiled a new logo to mark our next 75 years as the leader in the food world.


    Learn more in this video message from CIA President Dr. Timothy Ryan.


  • History of the CIA

    Our Storythe History of CIA

    For more than seven decades, CIA has been at the forefront of innovation and education excellence. From humble beginnings as a storefront cooking school in New Haven, CT, to multiple campuses around the world today, its been a remarkable story defined by amazing achievements, academic and professional excellence, diverse and accomplished individuals, and great food!
    Shaping the Future of Food

    Shaping the Future of Food

    Because CIA is renowned for its academic excellence and culinary expertise, we are often the ones driving important conversations in the food industry. These topics range from health and wellness to world cuisine to sustainability and eco-friendly solutions. Our programs and conferences advance not only the food profession, but the way the world eats.
    CIA News and Media

    News and Media

    Check out remarkable stories, media resources, and engaging videos about CIA or connect with our expert chefs and instructors.
    CIA Students Faculty and Alumni

    CIA Students, Faculty, and Alumni

    Students from all over the world enrich our campuses with their diverse backgrounds and viewpoints, faculty members bring big-time industry chops and expertise to their roles as valued teachers and mentors, and our global network of more than 50,000 alumni includes leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs in every corner of the food business.
    CIA Administration

    Administration

    Led by CIA President, Dr. L. Timothy Ryan 77, the Presidents Cabinet includes leading experts in culinary education, student affairs, strategic planning, and alumni support.
    Meet Sting: CIAs New Mascot

    Meet StingCIAs New Mascot

    We sat down for an exclusive interview with Sting to learn first-hand how this global citizen came to bee CIAs new mascot.
    Diversity at the CIA

    Diversity at CIA

    CIA is a wonderfully diverse community, an inspiring melting pot of students, faculty, and staff representing every U.S. state and 30-plus countries around the world.
    CIA Social Media

    Lets Connect

    Want to stay connected with CIA? Become a friend on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, watch our YouTube videos, or check us out on Instagram, Snapchat, and TikTok. Were everywhere!
    Job Opportunities at CIA

    Working at CIA

    CIA seeks to hire diverse, talented, and passionate people who embody our core values of excellence, leadership, professionalism, ethics, and respect for diversity. In addition, we offer an exciting, supportive workplace, avenues for professional and personal growth, and a range of career opportunities.
  • Contact Us

    50業子
    1946 Campus Drive
    Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
    Phone: 845-452-9600
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    Alumni Spotlight

    Brandon Walker 01
    Chef/Owner, Essies Restaurant
    The CIA exposes you to whats trending right now.
    Jason Pfeiffer, CIA culinary arts alumni, is chef de cuisine at Maialino in NYC.

    Alumni Spotlight

    Jason Pfeifer '06
    Chef de Cuisine, Maialino, NYC
    The CIA prepared me with the basic skills and expectations I would need to enter the culinary world.
  • Did You Know?


    CIA is the only school with nine student-run, award-winning public restaurants in top U.S. foodie destinations.
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