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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...more
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Took my daughter on a tour as she really wants to apply here for a bachelors with a concentration iin baking and pastry arts. My daughter is asian, but I am not. She was immediately struck by the diversity of the student body. The courses...More
If you are in the Hyde Park area and want to experience various cuisines the CIA is the place to go. You must make reservations in any of their theme restaurants. They are a bit pricey but the food is excellent it’s worth the experience
This is a gorgeous place! My husband and I rode in on a motorcycle so we had to be careful which restaurant we chose. We did not want to be in a restaurant where we felt underdressed. We ate at the American Bounty Tavern. No...More
The CIA is a exclusive chef school that is well worth a few hours visit when in area. The tour give at 4pm each day last about an hour and is perfect. Stroll the campus, try to eat at restaurant and make a perfect afternoon...More
We had dinner reservations at The Bocuse for my family of four to celebrate our anniversary. The food and the service were excellent, including the table-side preparation of lavender ice cream. The salads and entrees used fresh seasonal ingredients, the wine pairing was excellent, and...More
Travelled up to the institute where we had lunch reservations at the French restaurant, Bucose. Had a wonderfully presented and prepared meal after which we took an hour tour which took us into the classroom areas where we could observe the students in the pastry...More
Wanted to stop and have a great meal but of course, the campus was still closed for summer. Saw a few students walking around in their cute chef coats and the campus and buildings were beautiful. Got to visit the gift shop (bookstore) and pick...More
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Had lunch at the Bocuse Restaurant yesterday. Very good experience overall. (My 3rd time at the CIA.) Food terrific. Service v. good, except they could speed up the courses. Too much time in between. My one beef is the stingy wine serving. It comes pre-measured...More
We have always wanted to stop here as we are a fan of the many chefs that have graduated from this institution. The grounds are beautifully maintained and the views are gorgeous. We had an opportunity to watch some ot the students at work in...More
There is a parking garage that is about 100 feet away from the school building. The parking garage has an elevator. Once you get into the building, you will need to walk to the restaurant which would be another 50-100 feet.