The CIA also offers continuing education for professionals in the hospitality industry as well as conferences and consulting services.
In addition to professional education, the college also offers recreational classes for non-professionals. The school was founded in 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut, as a vocational institute for returning veterans of World War II.
In 1990, the school opened a baking and pastry facility, named two years later as the Shunsuke Takaki School of Baking and Pastry. Hilton Library and began offering bachelor's degree programs. The Apple Pie Bakery Café opened in 2000, and the Colavita Center opened the following year.
In 1995, the school's first branch campus opened, the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone in St. More residence halls were built at the school's Hyde Park campus in 2004.
The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is an American private college and culinary school specializing in culinary, baking, and pastry arts education.
The school's primary campus is located in Hyde Park, New York, with branch campuses in St.In 2012, the CIA began offering a bachelor's degree program in culinary science, and in 2014 introduced a bachelor's degree in applied food studies.In 2015, the college expanded its recreation center and added a new dining facility for students, called The Egg; both are housed in the CIA's Student Commons building.Helena and Napa, California, San Antonio, Texas, and the Republic of Singapore.The college, which was the first to teach culinary arts in the United States, offers associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees, and has the largest staff of American Culinary Federation Certified Master Chefs.In 1971, the college began awarding associate degrees, and opened its doors in Hyde Park in the following year.From 1974 to 1979, the school built three residence halls, a culinary library, a career planning center, and a learning resources center.The building and grounds were formerly Copia, a museum in downtown Napa that operated from 2001 to 2008.The campus opened in 2016 as the Culinary Institute of America at Copia, to house the CIA's new Food Business School The San Antonio campus is located in Downtown San Antonio's Pearl Brewery, and runs associate degree programs in culinary arts and baking and pastry arts, as well as programs for professionals and food enthusiasts.In 2005, Anton Plaza opened in Hyde Park while the Ventura Center for Menu Research and Development opened in St. The school's third campus opened in 2008 in San Antonio.Two years later, the CIA opened a campus in Singapore consisting of a facility on the campus of Temasek Polytechnic.