Welcome to your next life-changing experience—a CIA Boot Camp! Much more than cooking classes, CIA Boot Camps are multiday immersions into the world of food. You’ll learn to cook, bake, and think like a professional chef. You’ll prepare amazing food and meet incredible people who, like you, love the process of creating delicious food. Each of our campuses has its own Boot Camp “flavor.” Why not taste them all?
BOOT CAMP IMMERSION
2–5 DAY BOOTCAMPS
Boot Camps are perfect mini culinary vacations! Each of them is created to offer a deep dive into a specific topic. You’ll be taught by the CIA’s expert chef-instructors, which means that you’ll be learning, challenging yourself, and gaining newfound confidence and skills to take home with you. Choose a Boot Camp to match your personal schedule and come learn from the best, have tons of fun, and be inspired!
WHAT TO EXPECT
- Fun, exhilarating days
- A learn-by-doing approach
- Enjoying delicious food
- Learn in state-of-the-art kitchens
- Develop skills that last a lifetime
- Expert instruction
- A deep connection with other Boot Campers
- A life-changing experience
- Add new recipes to your arsenal
- BOOT CAMP GUIDE (PDF)
Plant-Powered Boot Camp.LEARN MORE
Napa Valley Balloon Ride
The Best of Boot Camp—World Tour.LEARN MORE
Napa Valley Bike Tours
Hyde Park, NY
Flavors of the Hudson Valley Boot Camp.LEARN MORE
Walkway Over the Hudson
FDR Home and Museum
BOOK A PRIVATE EVENT
Take your next event to a new level! Let us plan a fun, interactive group activity for your team, wedding party, or family celebration. CIA events are for food lovers of all ages.
Add a hands-on cooking class or tasty demo to bring family and friends together at your next birthday bash, bachelor or bachelorette party, anniversary or pre-wedding celebration. You’ll be making great memories together and your special day will live on as the talk of the town.
VISIT THE CIA AT COPIA!
A FOODIE WONDERLAND
Brought to the public by the world’s premier culinary college, The CIA at Copia is a “foodie wonderland” (The New York Times). Take a class in our state-of-the-art teaching kitchen. Enjoy tasting events and join in on food “Conversations.” Relive history in our Chuck Williams Culinary Arts Museum. Feast on garden-picked ingredients in our restaurant, and play bocce and relax in our patio. But most of all, immerse yourself in the wonderful world of food!