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A RIGOROUS CIA PROGRAM OF STUDY
The Culinary Enrichment and Innovation Program (CEIP) is a rigorous program of study designed for proven culinary professionals. CEIP is the only professional development program to offer advanced culinary leadership training specifically created for commercial and non-commercial chefs. Launched in 2008, the program was developed and is presented by The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) and Hormel Foods.
OFFERED TO ONLY 18
The elite innovation-and leadership-focused program is offered to 18 of the industry’s skilled culinarians. Students attend three 3-day modules at the CIA over a 12-month period. At the conclusion of the program, participants receive a certificate of completion and continuing education units from the CIA.
Hormel Foods has underwritten the cost of program development and the tuition of this one-of-a-kind program. Travel, lodging and personal expenses are the responsibility of the student.
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The Culinary Institute of America is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). The Culinary Institute of America complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, The Culinary Institute of America is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.