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You'll find a lot of second and third generation chefs at the CIA. Where else would professionals send their child? CIA alumnus Peter Rastrelli is carrying on his family traditions at Rastrelli's!
Owners Joel Lemanski & Paul Beauchamp are CIA grads!
Sample a pastry, dessert, or baked good from CIA alumnus Julie Richardson! She owns Baker & Spice with her husband, Matt Kappler.
After you've dined on her husband's progressive American cuisine, be sure to sample CIA alumnus Megan Garrelts' delicious desserts!
The proprietors of Sam & Gabe's are Jerry and Julia Talerico, a brother & sister duo who grew up in the restaurant business. Jerry made sure to get an amazing culinary education -- he's a CIA alumnus!
Chef/Owner Michael DePasquale of Michael D's started his foodservice career as a CIA student.
Chef/Co-owner Will Bradof is a CIA alumnus!
CIA Alumnus Stuart Tracy owns and operates Pirogue Grill with his wife, Cheryl.
Chef/Owner Jason Childress is a Culinary Institute of America graduate!
We’re so proud of everything our alumni accomplish, including Chef/Owner Scott Hill of Crossroads!
Dine on Lake Pend Oreille at this restaurant owned by CIA graduate Elissa Robbins.