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  • Health and Wellness

    While never diminishing our commitment to the culinary profession and the art and craft of cooking, collaborations with nutrition scientists, public health experts, and government policy makers are an increasingly important part of the CIA as we work to improve the health and wellness of our nation. The CIA develops strategies and solutions to increase the presence—and success—of healthy menu choices throughout the foodservice sector. 

  • Healthy Kids Collaborative
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    Healthy Kids Collaborative

    Napa Valley, CA

    The CIA Healthy Kids Collaborative is an invitational initiative designed to accelerate innovation and deepen technical and professional expertise in K-12 school food. It is a unique and focused multi-year collaboration between school nutrition professionals, school chefs, suppliers, and other stakeholders to create and advance culinary driven, healthier foods for kids.

    Worlds of Healthy Flavors
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    Worlds of Healthy Flavors

    Napa Valley, CA

    This one-of-a-kind leadership retreat presented by the CIA and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health brings together the best of the world’s cooking traditions, innovation, and nutrition research to explore the next generation of healthy menu R&D strategies for volume foodservice.

    Healthy Menus R&D Collaborative
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    Healthy Menus R&D Collaborative

    Hyde Park, NY

    The CIA Healthy Menus R&D Collaborative is a dynamic membership-based initiative focused on crafting highly targeted, sector-specific, practical solutions that significantly contribute towards expanding healthy menu food and beverage choices within the foodservice industry.

    Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives

    Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives

    Napa Valley, CA

    Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives is a collaboration between the CIA and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. During this annual CME conference, health professionals participate in nutrition and health research seminars led by some of Harvard’s most influential scientists and other leading nutrition experts, as well as hands-on cooking workshops.

    Global Plant-Forward Culinary Summit

    Global Plant-Forward Culinary Summit

    Napa, CA

    This ground-breaking strategic leadership summit encompasses wall-to-wall cooking, tastings, and culinary strategy discussion—all based on the evidence-based framework of optimal innovation embodied in the 24 Principles of Healthy, Sustainable Menus of the CIA Harvard T.H. Chan School Menus of Change Initiative.

  • Global Plant-Forward Culinary Summit Information

    Global Plant-Forward Culinary Summit

    Learn how to infuse your menu with on-trend, craveable plant-forward choices at the Global Plant-Forward Culinary Summit!

    Digital Media Team Shoot

    Culinary Institute of America’s Digital Media team

    The Culinary Institute of America’s Digital Media team offers a wide range of digital services, from website development to webcasting and online marketing to online education. Learn more here!

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    A Passion for Pizza

    Watch The Culinary Institute of America’s newest documentary, A Passion for Pizza

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    Menus Of Change

    Watch the live webcast of The Culinary Institute of America’s Menus of Change conference.