The Culinary Institute of America


1946 Campus Drive Hyde Park, NY 12538



The CIA is the premier not-for-profit culinary college offering bachelor’s, associate's, and master's degree programs for careers in the culinary arts, baking and pastry arts, culinary science, food business management, applied food studies, and hospitality management. We offer nine bachelor’s degree concentrations in topics such as the cuisines of Asia, Latin America, or the Mediterranean; business innovation; farm-to-table cooking; and advanced wine, beverage, and hospitality. More than 3,000 students. For information: 800-452-9600.

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

Our 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, The 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 when college is in session. For reservations and information: 845-451-1588.