CIA Student Profiles

Students come to the CIA because food is their life and they want the best chance for success.

Steven Sartuche ’15, Culinary Arts

Degree: BPS Major: Culinary Arts Management Hometown: Fort Collins, CO How did you become interested in food? As a child, some of my fondest memories came from helping in the kitchen during my Italian family's large holiday dinners. I loved doing any and everything in the kitchen with them. The kitchen was the place to be, it was the center of our celebrations. We cook for our family and … [Read more...]

Michael McCarey ’15, Baking and Pastry Arts

Degree: BPS Major: Baking and Pastry Arts Management Hometown: Middletown, NY How did you become interested in food? My interest in the culinary field was rooted in my desire to have a car. At the age of 14, my parents told me if I wanted my own car, I would have to pay for it. So, I got a job as a dishwasher the summer of my freshman year of high school. Soon after, I worked my way up … [Read more...]