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Welcome to The Culinary Institute of America, where employees have been inspiring excellence for over seven decades. The CIA, renowned for its culinary education since 1946, has four campus locations. Our primary location is in historic Hyde Park, NY approximately 90 miles from New York City. On the west coast, the CIA's California campus is located in the towns of St. Helena and Napa, within the lush Napa Valley. Additionally the CIA has a campus located in the historic Pearl Brewery district in San Antonio, TX. The CIA's first international campus is located in Singapore, providing the CIA's renowned educational programs to students outside of the U.S.

The Culinary Institute of America is looking for diverse, talented, and passionate people whom embody our values of excellence, leadership, professionalism, ethics, and respect for diversity. Here at the CIA, you will find a supportive workplace and tools to help you achieve professional and personal growth. We offer a wide variety of career opportunities, all of which contribute to the CIA's mission of providing the world's best professional culinary education. Our employees are essential to the fulfillment of this mission, lending their passion, professionalism, skills, and knowledge to help the CIA maintain its position as the world's premiere culinary college.

The Culinary Institute of America accepts résumés and applications for employment for positions in the Hyde Park, St. Helena, and San Antonio campuses through its online recruiting system. No applications are accepted if they are submitted via mail, fax, or in person. Search our job boards for existing open positions that may interest you.

If you are an existing Culinary Institute of America student and wish to apply for a student position within the college, view the student job board. Please note that these positions are only open to existing enrolled students of the CIA at the Hyde Park, St. Helena, and San Antonio campuses.

The Culinary Institute of America is also excited to announce that it is seeking faculty members for assignment at its Singapore campus. View complete details on the position and information on how to apply.

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The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment, in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and other federal, state, and local laws.

The CIA does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, ancestry, national or ethnic origin, or any other protected group or classification under federal or state laws. These principles also apply to admissions, financial aid, academic matters, career services, counseling, housing, employment policies, scholarship programs, medical services, and all other programs and activities available at the CIA.

The Culinary Institute of America, pursuant to Title IX, Title VII, and state laws also prohibits sexual harassment, which includes sexual assault and sexual violence. Should you require further information, please visit

About the CIA

Founded in 1946, The Culinary Institute of America is an independent, not-for-profit college offering associate and bachelor's degrees with majors in culinary arts, baking and pastry arts, food business management, culinary science, and applied food studies, as well as certificate programs in culinary arts and wine and beverage studies. As the world's premier culinary college, the CIA provides thought leadership in the areas of health & wellness, sustainability, and world cuisines & cultures through research and conferences. The CIA has a network of 49,000 alumni that includes industry leaders such as Grant Achatz, Anthony Bourdain, David Burke, Anne Burrell, Roy Choi, Cat Cora, Steve Ells, Johnny Iuzzini, Charlie Palmer, and Roy Yamaguchi. The CIA also offers courses for professionals and enthusiasts, as well as consulting services in support of innovation for the foodservice and hospitality industry. The college has campuses in Hyde Park, NY; the Napa Valley in CA; San Antonio, TX; and Singapore.