About The Culinary Institute of America

Founded in 1946, The Culinary Institute of America is the world’s premier culinary college. Dedicated to developing leaders in foodservice and hospitality, the independent, not-for-profit CIA offers bachelor’s degree majors in management, culinary science, and applied food studies; associate degrees in culinary arts and baking and pastry arts; and executive education through its Food Business School. The college also offers certificate programs and courses for professionals and enthusiasts. Its conferences and consulting services have made the CIA the think tank of the food industry and its worldwide network of 49,000 alumni includes innovators in every area of the food business. The CIA has campuses in New York, California, Texas, and Singapore. For more information, visit www.ciachef.edu.

About The Food Business School

The Food Business School (FBS) is the center for executive education of the CIA. FBS broadens the CIA’s commitment to the future of food education and leadership by providing cutting-edge, practice-based business education to corporate professionals, recent graduates, and mid-career explorers. The mission of FBS is to enable and empower entrepreneurial leaders to design, deliver, and lead transformative innovations that address the world’s most pressing food challenges—and its greatest business opportunities. FBS is located at The Culinary Institute of America at Copia in Napa, CA. For more information on FBS, follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About CIA’s Strategic Initiatives Group

The Culinary Institute of America’s leadership programs, spearheaded by the CIA Strategic Initiatives Group, are for professionals from all sectors of the foodservice industry as well as academics and executives from disparate sectors that intersect with the industry’s future. The CIA works with other leading academic institutions including Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, MIT Media Lab, Stanford University, and University of California, Davis to ensure that the latest, best, and most relevant information is presented on a range of specialized topics. Programs focus on nutrition and public health, sustainability and food systems, technology and behavior, and world cuisines and cultures. Additional information can be found on www.ciaprochef.com.