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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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Excelllent Menu and Taste. Students Still on Training Wheels

We thoroughly enjoyed a very tasty and perfectly cooked dinner. The menu was very interesting, with... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2015
Amazing experience and price

Must go to the apple pie bakery for breakfast. Get there early as they sell out of things quickly... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2015
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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.
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1946 Campus Dr, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
+1 845-452-9600
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Reviewed 23 August 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed a very tasty and perfectly cooked dinner. The menu was very interesting, with a good selection of dishes. It did not really bother us as the students are in training, but they are way more capable in the kitchen than in the...More

2  Thank PatriciaMacD
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Must go to the apple pie bakery for breakfast. Get there early as they sell out of things quickly and the line gets long fast. I've visited all of the restaurants but find that I always love the French restaurant the most. The staff is...More

2  Thank Rita2rock
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Dining at its American Beauty restaurant was simply a legendary Gastronomic Experience. Prepared by students counseled and monitored by its professional, talented instructors the meal is always and was for us perfectly balanced. Every dish was delicious and servicr impeccable. The former religious retreat on...More

1  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 23 July 2015

We enjoyed the 1 hour+ tour of the campus especially seeing the classes going on with the student cooks in training and what wonderful creations they were making. The tour doesn't go very far.....just in the main Roth building but it is informative. It could...More

1  Thank stulimom
Reviewed 23 July 2015

The tour was very interesting and the student tour guides were very enthusiastic and willing to share their experiences. What an impressive facility!

Thank shtj
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Our friends who live in Warwick, NY, took us to the Culinary Institute for lunch when we visited them in late June. This is a full time training establishment, equivalent to a University. There are several restaurants and we were booked into American Bounty. It...More

2  Thank Rosemary A
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

We visited for the Open House for our son, but saw several public tours while we were there. Such an interesting place I would visit if in the area just for fun. Pretty campus and good food.

Thank i_live_4_vakation
Reviewed 17 July 2015

We had lunch at American Bounty Restaurant and unfortunately didn't have time to see the rest of the campus. Lunch was awesome and our student server was too. There is no tipping allowed but they add about 15% to the bill to help cover expenses...More

2  Thank Jul M
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Culinary Institute of America is a great place to visit the grounds and also feast on different tastes.They have Italian, French and American cuisines. Also there is an Apple pie cafe which is a casual place and no need for a reservations. The CIA students...More

1  Thank durga1946
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Had lunch at the Apple Pie Cafe and Bakery...superb. Tried to buy an apple pie to bring home but they were all sold out. Also had dinner at the French restaurant.."magnifique". everything, ambiance service, food was beyond compare.

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how do I make a reservation for the American Bounty?
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Response from Maegan H | Reviewed this property |
Use OpenTable for your reservation request. Plus, you can earn points for every revervation you complete.
Where is the best place to park for Graduation
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
How/who does one contact to reserve for a tour?
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.