The Culinary Institute of America Expands Health and Wellness Focus in CurriculumAs students at the CIA prepare to become the leaders shaping America's future dining habits, they are finding more plant-based foods and whole grains in the teaching kitchens than ever before. CIA students pursuing a bachelor's degree also learn to bring health and wellness to their future customers through courses such as the Science of Nutrition, Flavor Science and Perception, Consumer Behavior, and Foodservice Management in Health Care.
Army Veteran and CIA Graduate also Advises Veteran Student OrganizationEric Jenkins '13, enrolled at the CIA after serving in the U.S. Army from 1984 to 2008. He earned his bachelor's degree in culinary arts management earlier this year and will now help guide fellow service members and veterans through the application process. From firsthand experience, the retired Sergeant First Class can explain how to obtain Post-9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program benefits to provide them with a bachelor's or associate degree education at the CIA.
The CIA Has Launched A New Series Of Video Profiles On AlumniThe Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in Hyde Park, NY has launched a new series of short video profiles in select U.S. markets. The videos showcase successful alumni and highlight the breadth of career tracks within the food world in which CIA alumni have become leaders.
CIA Grad and Executive Chef at Morimoto Napa Tells Graduates to Keep the Customer FirstNai Kang Kuan '02, executive chef at Morimoto Napa, encouraged students at his alma mater to always keep the customer in mind as they head into their culinary careers. Kuan gave the keynote address at graduation ceremonies on the Greystone campus in Napa Valley.
Harris Connect to Produce New Alumni Directory PublicationThe Culinary Institute of America is working with Harris Connect Publishing Co. to publish a new alumni directory. Harris will begin contacting alumni by email and/or regular mail or by phone over the next few months to verify and update your contact and career information.
Chef Rick Gencarelli '94's Road to Success: From Food Truck to Brick and MortarRick Gencarelli '94 rose to fame with a food truck in Portland, OR. He eventually transitioned into a brick and mortar restaurant and has stopped there. Gencarelli arrived in Portland from the East Coast with his family in 2009, ready to hit the ground running.
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