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Three-Time Beard Semifinalist Delivers CIA Commencement Address
Nicholas Elmi '02, chef and owner of the acclaimed Restaurant Laurel in Philadelphia, spoke to the graduating class at the college’s New York campus on March 3. He was recently announced as a 2017 James Beard Foundation Award semifinalist for Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic.
Post Road Brew House Opens at the CIA
The CIA announced the opening of the newest restaurant by the CIA Restaurant Group on the Hyde Park, NY campus. Post Road Brew House is a casual, contemporary American beer-driven pop-up restaurant combining seasonal Hudson Valley cuisine with classic European gastro-classics.
The CIA Launches New Watermelon Video Series Online Learning Experience
Chefs across any dining venue will find inspiration in a new series of video recipe demonstrations introduced by the CIA.

Upcoming Events

The CIA Honors a “Trio of Titans” at the 2017 Leadership Awards
After raising a record $1 million for student scholarships at the 2016 Leadership Awards gala, the CIA is setting its sights high for this year’s event.

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