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The Culinary Institute of America

1946 Campus Dr, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
+1 845-452-9600
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Cia grad

As a CIA grad I found the school to use classical techniques of cooking in every region of the... read more

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We met a former student who now lives in Chicago. We met in ther bar/cafe which serves nouveau... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Come and enjoy our award-winning restaurants and cafes, retail stores, and public tours. Learn how CIA students prepare for exciting careers in food. See how everything we do supports our mission of providing the world's best professional culinary education.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1946 Campus Dr, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
+1 845-452-9600
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As a CIA grad I found the school to use classical techniques of cooking in every region of the world since then they have upgraded the campus and have added many things it was a tough school to go through then many want to give...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We met a former student who now lives in Chicago. We met in ther bar/cafe which serves nouveau meals and a host of wines and brewed beer.

Thank Filinda1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for lunch at American Bounty on a weekday. We enjoyed the meal greatly, and had a nice chat with our waiter about his career plans! It was very hot out, so we did not do much walking, but did get to enjoy the...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here yesterday for a tour and dinner. It is easy to understand why they are so highly rated. The tour guides were all students who were engaging, informed and genuinely happy to talk about the school and the experience. We saw several of...More

Thank JOHN e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Campus, beautiful buildings interesting sites & goings on a wonderful experience a real must do leave yourself lots of time because you'll match it with the Roosevelt Home & Library/Museum a great day!

1  Thank Don51644
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really interesting, pretty campus. There's 3 restaurants plus a cafe. Reservations for dinner recommended. We had a snack in the cafe and dinner at the French restaurant. CIA students prepare and serve meals. They really go all-out for guests. In the French restaurant you can...More

1  Thank NJGirl2012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The campus is beautiful to visit and you can walk around. They have 3 or 4 restaurants that you can choose from. There was a little garden area. As you walk around, you could smell the aroma of the fresh baked bread. there are also...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Led by one of its students, we took a tour of the campus’s classrooms and kitchens that was fun and informative. The tour, and the cookbooks on the “close out” table in the campus bookstore, were a better value than their restaurants we tried.

1  Thank Jim Y
Reviewed 4 July 2017

My wife and I took a 2 day skill development Boot Camp at the beautiful CIA campus in Hyde Park. We like to cook and figured we could pick up some pointers from the Chefs. Many positives! You get to keep a manual which features...More

1  Thank Ed M
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This is our first time to have quiet dinner at CIA Copia. My husband ordered lamb dish and I ordered sea bass. Both dishes were ok not very impressive. I can make better than this. Lamb was hard to chew. Fish was too salty for...More

1  Thank Raminder951
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28 May 2017|
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Response from Gary K | Reviewed this property |
Call CIA reservations directly
19 December 2016|
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Response from Lee L | Reviewed this property |
There is Anton Plaza and overflow parking available. There will be people available to assist with any questions or concerns. They have graduation basically every three weeks so it is very organized. Enjoy!
Donald P
31 October 2016|
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Response from duck8to | Reviewed this property |
Tours are conducted Mon-Fri when classes are in session. The cost is $6 per person. Reservations are required so call the CIA. Check out my review for more information.