Learn to cook, bake, think, and taste like a professional chef with help from our expert chef-instructors. Boot Camps vary two–five days in length and are total culinary immersions into a variety of topics.
During our Boot Camps, you’ll work in small groups with fellow food lovers to prepare a different menu each day. Chef-instructors will lead you through technical demos and work closely with you as you cook your way through multiple recipes. Class sizes are kept small for a more intimate learning experience.
After all your cooking is done for the day, you’ll sit down with your fellow classmates to enjoy the food each group has cooked as you discuss the various techniques and recipes used that day. Each Boot Camp also includes a meal at one of our on-campus restaurants during your Boot Camp experience.
A Sampling of Boot Camps
“The most rewarding aspect of my Boot Camp experiences was the feeling of advancement and accomplishment from working with such professionals.”—Dick Joseph, Boot Camper
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Feed your passion for all things food and wine at a single-day, hands-on class taught by the CIA’s expert faculty. No matter your skill level or interests, we have a class that is perfect for you. Our campuses—New York, California, and Texas—are all located in the heart of vibrant culinary regions, and offer you unique, locally-inspired, and unforgettable experiences.