EIN 06-0653264

The Culinary Institute of America (CIA)

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The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is a private, not-for-profit college dedicated to providing the world's best professional culinary education.
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The Culinary Institute of America (cia) is widely recognized as the world's premier Culinary college dedicated to driving leadership development for the food service and hospitality industry. The cia was founded in 1946 and has enjoyed a distinctive and successful history characterized by rapid expansion in its 72 years of service. Today more than 3200 students representing every state and more than 40 countries are enrolled in degree programs. The cia offers associate degrees in Culinary arts and baking and pastry arts; and bachelor degree majors in business administration in food business management, hospitality management, Culinary science, applied food studies, and a bachelor's of professional studies offered through the degree completion program. The curricula for both the associate and bachelor's degree include a required internship that provides real-world experience at top restaurants, hotels, resorts and other food service companies. Students may also opt to participate in an overseas travel experience in italy, spain, france, peru, china, or take part in an immersive, collaborative learning experience and project during a focus's concentrations in wines, farm-to-table or entrepreneurship. The cia offers an on-line master's degree in food business as well as graduate certificates in Culinary arts and wine and beverage. Conferences and consulting services have made the cia the "think tank" of the food service industry in areas of health and wellness, sustainability, world cuisine and cultures and professional excellence and innovation. The cia consulting group tailors' programs for the food service industry and the military in research and development, flavor exploration, product testing, training as well as prochef (r) certification. The cia leadership programs, spearheaded by the cia strategic initiatives group, help food service professionals learn more about the next wave of change. Conferences and leadership retreats focus on topics and trends crucial to the food service industry including flavor development, health and wellness, nutrition science, volume food service menu r&d and collaboration between production agriculture and volume food service. The cia also offers program courses for professional and food enthusiasts taught by expert instructors these classes are designed to help food enthusiast grow their knowledge and gain confidence by offering intensive boot camps, hands-on cooking classes, wine and beverage classes, and chef demonstrations. The cia has campuses in hyde park, new york, st. helena and napa, California, san antonio, Texas and singapore.

Who funds The Culinary Institute of America (CIA)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
George and Betty Harbaugh Charitable FOUNDATIONTo Support Programs$200,000
San Antonio Area FoundationFor General Operating Expenses$172,905
The Statler FoundationUnrestricted$160,000
...and 36 more grants received totalling $1,304,085
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS$20,777,207
Department of EducationFEDERAL PELL GRANT PROGRAM$4,559,504
Department of EducationEDUCATION STABILIZATION FUND$1,498,627
...and 5 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at CIA

Rick TietjenChief of Staff
Maria KrupinVice President - Finance and Administration$298,293
Daniel VinhVice President - Marketing and Strategy$270,541
Kevin AllanVice President - Advancement$241,278
Gregory DrescherVice President - Strategic Initiatives$226,162
...and 17 more key personnel

Financials for CIA

RevenuesFYE 05/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$12,426,442
Program services$143,572,517
Investment income and dividends$11,892
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$477,721
Net rental income$154,089
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,074
Net income from fundraising events$-798,794
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$586,647
Total revenues$156,431,588

Form 990s for CIA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-052021-04-21990View PDF
2019-052021-01-27990View PDF
2018-052019-06-19990View PDF
2017-052018-05-14990View PDF
2016-052017-09-07990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 7 new grant, including a grant for $100,000 from North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers
July 11, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 5 new vendors, including , , , , and
January 10, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
October 3, 2021
Received grants
Identified 21 new grant, including a grant for $172,905 from San Antonio Area Foundation
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
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General information
1946 Campus Dr
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Metro area
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY
Dutchess County, NY
Website URL
(845) 452-9600
Facebook page
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IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B43: University or Technological Institute
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
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