Hands-On Cooking and Baking Classes
A variety of offerings for anyone who loves to cook and wants to sharpen their skills.
Multi-Day Boot Camps
Say hello to your next culinary adventure—a CIA Boot Camp! Going beyond your typical cooking class, CIA Boot Camps are multi-day immersions into the world of food. Learn to cook, bake, think, and taste like a professional chef.
Feed your passion for all things food and wine at a single-day, hands-on class taught by CIA’s expert faculty. No matter your skill level or interests, we have a class that is perfect for you.
If you dream it, we can make it happen! CIA offers unsurpassed food-focused events made memorable with culinary creations and wine selections from CIA’s expert food and hospitality team.
Culinary Boot Camp–Basic Training
Hyde Park, NY
October 30–November 3, 2023
A prerequisite for every at-home chef, Basic Training Boot Camp gives you the hands-on foundation of knowledge and skill to take you to a higher level of cooking. In this five-day, hands-on course, you’ll develop a command of classic culinary methods and techniques, including mise en place, knife skills, soup and stock production, and sauce making.
November 21, 2023
As you gear up for the holiday rush, take an afternoon in our kitchen learning to make tender, flaky pies–arguably the star of the holiday table. From fruit-laden and latticed to everyone’s seasonal favorites, you’ll discover the secrets of dough mixing, rolling, blind baking, decorative borders, and lattice work.
Best of Boot Camp–Four Day
San Antonio, TX
December 5–8, 2023
Prepare to experience the very best of CIA Boot Camp! Each day of this exciting four-day program will give you a taste of one of our Boot Camps, highlighting the fundamentals of cooking and baking while introducing you to new techniques and flavors.
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