Cooking, Baking, and Wine Classes at CIA
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.
Mediterranean Boot Camp
Hyde Park, NY
April 8–12, 2024
With its emphasis on healthful ingredients and vivid flavors, Mediterranean cooking has become a favorite among Americans. In this four-day Boot Camp, you’ll utilize the unique pantries and flavor profiles of Provence, Southern Italy, Spain, Greece, Turkey, and North Africa, and discover the four ingredients that unify the dishes from these diverse regions.
Grilling and BBQ Boot Camp
May 2–3, 2023
After spending two days in our condensed, yet comprehensive BBQ Boot Camp, you’ll not only be able to grill the perfect steak, but you’ll also be able to hot smoke, barbecue (low and slow cooking), and smoke-roast, everything from seafood, meat, and poultry to vegetables, side dishes, and desserts.
Basic Training Boot Camp
San Antonio, TX
May 6–10, 2024
Get 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. You will also learn and use a variety of cooking methods, like roasting, grilling, sautéing, pan-frying, stir-frying, braising, poaching, and steaming.
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