The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio

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Gold Member

A diverse and energetic community of food lovers. In the heart of historic Pearl. The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio infuses the city’s culinary culture with creativity, innovation, and a passion for food. The CIA Texas campus welcomes students seeking a career in culinary or baking and pastry arts, entrepreneurs looking to launch new ventures in the food business, and homegrown chefs. It offers students associate degrees, specialized programming for leaders in the field, and boot camps and cooking classes for those looking to perfect their at-home skills. All classes are led by top chefs, food executive, restaurant owners, and master sommeliers. For a taste of what the CIA is cooking up, visit Savor at Pearl for meals prepared and presented by advanced CIA students under the guidance of professional faculty. Build your own three or four-course meal in our intimate dining room. Or, come spend time in our bar room and order from constantly-changing tastes from the kitchen, classic cocktails, curated wines, and local craft beers. To learn more, visit