CIA for Food Enthusiasts
Copia Cocktail Class Series in Napa, CA. Discover how to make modern cocktails. Find a Class.
CIA for Food Enthusiasts
Meezbox: Chef-prepped meal kits that bring restaurant-quality meals to your table in 30 minutes of less.

CIA Foodies

Experience the World of Food with the Culinary Institute of America

If you love food, you’re in the right place! Welcome to CIA for Enthusiasts, a place where you can cook, eat, celebrate, and learn at our campuses. From hands-on public cooking classes to exceptional dining experiences, CIA invites you to discover your inner chef with us.

Four Culinary Destinations

CIA New York - Hyde Park, NY

CIA New York
Hyde Park, NY

In the beautiful Hudson Valley.


CIA at Copia - Napa, CA

CIA at Copia
Napa, CA

In bustling downtown Napa.


CIA Greystone - St. Helena, CA

CIA Greystone
St. Helena, CA

In the stunning Napa Valley.


CIA Texas - San Antonio

CIA Texas
San Antonio, TX

In the action-packed Pearl District.


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Take A Class at CIA

Take a Class

Hands-on, multi-day signature CIA Boot Camps, single-day classes, and beverage classes with CIA chef-instructors in state-of-the-art kitchens. Take a class that dives into distinct cuisines or helps you develop proper techniques in the kitchen.

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Dine With Us

Elegant fine dining and elevated casual experiences brought to you by the students and faculty at CIA with locations in the Hudson Valley, Napa Valley, and San Antonio.

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Dine With Us at CIA


Celebrate Something Special at CIA

Celebrate Something Special

Unique, food-centric weddings, special occasions, celebrations, corporate events, meetings and more offered at multiple locations with a variety of different spaces.

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At CIA, a not-for-profit college, more than 90% of our students receive scholarships and other forms of financial aid. Your patronage helps support this important priority, ensuring students can realize their dreams of attending the world’s premier culinary college. If you are interested in enrolling in one of our degree programs at CIA, check out our college offerings. Learn more >
Happy Smiling Students are Thankful


“San Antonio, count your blessings and shout HALLELUJAH!!! We are so lucky to have CIA in our city. I have taken weekend classes at CIA numerous times and it never disappoints.”
—Sonia H.
“CIA doesn’t disappoint. Been here in the past for some of their art exhibits. I love how they combine art, food and wine in such a fantastic way. Went to their 3D dinner which was a dinner intricately woven into a movie at your table.”
—Linda H.
“What a fabulous institution and campus to visit and tour. So envious of those who get to study here. Located along the Hudson River, lush green everywhere, contemporary facilities, and the streets and parking lots named after food.”
—Latha P.

What’s Cooking at CIA?

CIA DISH logo. Find Your Inner Chef with DISH!

Find Your Inner Chef with DISH—Free Trial Inside!

Transform your cooking with DISH! Start with a seven-day trial at no cost and discover the joy of home-cooked meals with our premium content. Subscribe during this limited-time offer and save 20%, plus get a free CIA-embroidered apron as a welcome gift.

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Photo of someone taking a slice of pizza with pepperoni and basil.

Summer of Pies at CIA at Copia

We’re celebrating the world’s favorite combination of cheese, dough, sauce, and toppings with special pizzas from award-winning chefs. Each week throughout the summer and into the fall, alongside our normal menus, we’ll feature gourmet pizzas at The Grove Restaurant. On weekends, special guest pizzaiolos will prepare their own signature pizza pies.

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Photo of fennel seed crusted salmon with white bean and roasted garlic purée, caramelized fennel and spring onions with olive and roasted pepper relish.

Meezbox: Chef-Prepped Meal Kits from CIA New York

Bring restaurant-quality dishes to your table in 30 minutes or less with perfectly prepped ingredients and CIA recipes. New dishes available now! Can’t figure out what to make for dinner tonight? We’ve got you covered. Just order your box, pick it up, and we’ll handle the rest. Available only on our New York campus.

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