CIA Accelerated 烹饪艺术 证书项目 (ACAP)

  • Know the Kitchen, Advance Your Career

    You have the passion for food 和 the desire for career growth. Now all you need is the culinary knowledge to bring it all together. If you already have a hospitality or liberal arts bachelor’s, you can advance your career with CIA’s Accelerated 烹饪艺术 证书项目 (ACAP). In just 30 weeks at our Napa location, you’ll gain 高级新技能insight into the workings of the professional kitchen in the best way possible—h和s-on, with the guidance of 我们行业经验丰富的教师.


    • 增加职业选择 alongside classmates who have a bachelor’s degree 和 share your culinary passion.
    • 学习 烹饪基础, from knife skills to sauces to palate development.
    • 探索风味动态, 成分功能, 烘焙和糕点, 和 healthy cooking techniques.
    • 准备各种各样的 世界美食 from Asia, the Americas, 和 the Mediterranean.
    • Practice batch cookery, à la carte-style service, 和 a variety of 烹饪方法.
    • 用慷慨的……来烹饪 加州的纳帕谷 和 make professional connections with the region’s visionary leaders.
    • 赚 the credential that primes you to 走进任何一个厨房, 与供应商合作 领导专家 整个餐饮服务行业.

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    如果你对食物有热情, adding culinary knowledge 和 skills to your degree can help diversify your skill set 和 make you more desirable to industry employers.

    CIA’s ACAP program can open doors to many exciting fields, including:

    • 餐厅经理
    • 食品技术
    • 客人服务
    • 营养咨询师
    • 餐饮服务管理
    • 烹饪教育
    • 美食媒体专业人士
    • 烹饪或食品科学
    • 市场营销
    • 烘焙或糕点师
    • 副厨师长

    有这么多的可能性,我们的 职业服务 staff is ready to help you every step of the way. There’s no network like the CIA network, which includes some of the world’s most renowned culinary, 饮料, 酒店专家.

    CIA著名校友名单 和它的广泛性一样多样吗. They’ve found success doing what they love. 现在轮到你了.


    The 30-week Accelerated 烹饪艺术 证书项目 (ACAP) includes:

    • 30 credits in culinary arts requirements

    在ACAP中, you will learn the culinary arts fundamentals—烹饪方法, 风味发展, 制造技术, 世界美食, 烘焙和糕点, 和 more—that will give you a h和s-on underst和ing of the professional kitchen 和 exp和 your career opportunities.

    See catalog for curriculum details


    • This accelerated program is designed for individuals who possess a bachelor’s degree 和 have a serious interest in advancing their culinary knowledge.
    • Students will study full-time 和 in-person at CIA at Copia in downtown Napa, with housing 和 student support services provided at our a 加州校园.



    CIA is very committed to making your CIA education as affordable as possible. Our costs are comparable to similar colleges, 和 here’s even better news—more than 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid.

    Don’t let applying for financial assistance keep you from going to the world’s premier culinary college. No matter what your individual circumstances are, we will work with you to help make attending CIA an affordable investment in your future in the world of food.

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    Specializes in assisting certificate program students

  • Jaime Lepe, CIA accelerated culinary arts program alumni, is catering manager for Mexico Lindo 和 Tropical Mexico.


    Jaime Lepe, 08年
    Catering Manager, Mexico Lindo 和 Tropical Mexico
    “I spoke with some people who attended the CIA, 和 they sounded so excited about the ACAP curriculum. And they all had great jobs right after school.”
    Caroline Lynch, accelerated culinary arts certificate alum, now designer culinologist/food scientist


    Senior Manager, Research 和 Innovation, Danone
    “I know for a fact that my CIA education has gotten me to where I am today.”
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