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The Culinary Institute of America

1946 Campus Dr, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
+1 845-452-9600
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Fun with focus on food.

Walked around the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) the other day. I felt like it was a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
University Park, Maryland
via mobile
Tour and lunch at CIA

Went with a local bus tour group on a tour of this beautiful campus situated right along the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Barbara F
Huntington Station, New York
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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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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1946 Campus Dr, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
+1 845-452-9600
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Walked around the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) the other day. I felt like it was a pilgrimage. You can walk the grounds on your own or have a formal tour. Check their website for times of the tour, there are only two per day....More

Thank esopus35
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went with a local bus tour group on a tour of this beautiful campus situated right along the Hudson River. A delicious three course lunch was included in the student- run Italian restaurant " Caterina de' Medici" . Not your typical spaghetti and meatball type...More

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On an epic trip around upstate NY, we visited the FDR center then popped in here for lunch. Was full of bus tour folks, and seemed rather frantic, but sat in the pub and had a great lunch. Fried chicken sandwich ( great home made...More

Thank mattheww765
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the pop up restaurants. Maybe it was just an off night for what I ordered - the mac and cheese. It was not very creamy, I make much better mac and cheese myself. We all enjoyed the chips that we shared...More

1  Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a group tour of the CIA. The tour is led by a student. In our case, we had a new student tour guide who was being evaluated by a seasoned student tour guide. The tour was excellent. Our tour guide was new and...More

1  Thank Meghanizer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful dining experience at the Bocuse, the french restaurant. Reservations are required. But when we tried to confirm our reservations, nobody ever answered the phone, but it wasn't a problem. The dining room is large and There is a glass wall that...More

1  Thank dkata94598
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did not expect much to see before we visited the campus and the restaurant but what an experience it was and great time we had. CIA lays on one of the most beatifull campuses on earth by HUDSON River in Hyde Park. There are...More

Thank ztacir
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eleven of us took the road trip up to the CIA for dinner in the American restaurant. We asked for a private dining room ahead of time. Two student waiters answered our questions and served us. The meal was well timed. Don't expect large portions....More

2  Thank Lois B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made a Lunch reservation for the American Bounty Restaurant on a Tuesday afternoon. We arrived and were seated with no waiting. The menu had a good variety of choices for appetizers and entrees. There was no rush to serve and after the appetizers were...More

2  Thank fran07444
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was able to experience lunch prepared and served by students in a private dining room as part of a graduation party. Food was very good as was the service. Enjoyed hearing from the students on their program there.

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how do I make a reservation for the American Bounty?
28 May 2017|
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Response from Maegan H | Reviewed this property |
Use OpenTable for your reservation request. Plus, you can earn points for every revervation you complete.
Where is the best place to park for Graduation
20 December 2016|
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Response from Lee L | Reviewed this property |
There is Anton Plaza and overflow parking available. There will be people available to assist with any questions or concerns. They have graduation basically every three weeks so it is very organized. Enjoy!
Donald P
How/who does one contact to reserve for a tour?
1 November 2016|
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Response from duck8to | Reviewed this property |
Tours are conducted Mon-Fri when classes are in session. The cost is $6 per person. Reservations are required so call the CIA. Check out my review for more information.