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The Culinary Institute of America

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Address: 1946 Campus Drive, Hyde Park, NY 12538
Phone Number: 845-471-6608
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Activities: Dining, Leisure education
Description: Come and enjoy our award-winning restaurants and cafes, retail stores, and...
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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Interesting tour of the campus with views of real time chefs in training in action

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Bonita Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 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 include a little more history of the school and its famous graduates and of course... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

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

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Alton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 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 was a real culinary experience with food pairings that I would never usually dream of.

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

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.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 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 of the restaurant or program or something like that, which is fine. I would recommend... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 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 wait on you and feels great and the food is excellent.

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Newton, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 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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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We went to il for I which is their very casual cafe and pizzeria The white bean soup was good , my husband had asparagus with an egg which was good but the pizza was very basic . Nothing special . It was w spinach , olives and cheese . Not enough toppings . It is way overpriced and not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Went here for an afternoon to tour the grounds and have some lunch. We were able to eat at Al Forno Trattoria without a reservation. This is the more casual side of Caterina de Medici. The menu selection was fine with us. We had a delicious brick oven pizza, soup, asparagus salad, and a nice bottle of Prosecco. The service... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

There are several different eating options here. The Apple Pie Cafe and Bakery is great for lunch during the week and reasonably priced. For dinners American Bounty is wonderful. As the students are the servers it is often interesting to find out where they come from, their interests and where they are in their training. There is also a lovely... More 

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Address: 1946 Campus Drive, Hyde Park, NY 12538
Phone Number: 845-471-6608
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Hyde Park

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