Live the dream and get on the path to an amazing foodservice career. The ideal place to start is the Certificate Program in Culinary Arts at our new CIA
San Antonio campus. Earn a valued certificate right in your own backyard, and benefit from everything the world’s premier culinary college has to offer:
  • World-class culinary education in the heart of this vibrant city
  • A comprehensive 30-week certificate program that gives you the basic culinary skills and valued credential you need to launch your career
  • Expanded education facilities in a spectacular 30,000-square-foot space along the scenic River Walk
  • Diverse areas for hands-on learning—state-of-the-art facilities include an outdoor kitchen, Latin cuisines kitchen, skills development kitchen, demonstration kitchen, and bakeshop
  • The El Sueño Scholarship, which could be a significant total tuition benefit for you, especially when combined with other financial aid options
Start Dates:

April 18, 2011
May 31, 2011

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Come see for yourself! We have weekly Open House dates—check them out and call 210-554-6400 to reserve your spot.

Johnny Hernandez '89"To have CIA on your résumé makes a big difference. There are a lot of things that a chef needs in order to progress and succeed, but a quality education is definitely the main foundation."

Johnny Hernandez '89
Chef/Owner, La Gloria and True Flavors

Watch Johnny's video testimonial >
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