Founded in 1946, The Culinary Institute of America is the world's premier culinary college. Dedicated to driving leadership development for the foodservice and hospitality industry, the independent, not-for-profit CIA offers associate degrees in culinary arts and baking and pastry arts; bachelor's degree majors in management, culinary science, and applied food studies; and executive education through its Food Business School. Its conferences and consulting services have made the CIA the think tank of the food industry in the areas of health and wellness, sustainability, world cuisines and cultures, and professional excellence and innovation. The college also offers certificate programs and courses for professionals and enthusiasts. Its worldwide network of 48,000 alumni includes leaders in every area of foodservice and hospitality. The CIA has campuses in New York, California, Texas, and Singapore. For more information, visit www.ciachef.edu.
"Technically sound and refreshingly contemporary, this
comprehensive collection can help motivated bakers produce superior
pastries and dream up new creations."
-- Library Journal"A solid, trustworthy title that is sure to come off the shelf even after the holiday baking rush."
-- Publishers Weekly"Who better than The Culinary Institute of America to step up to the plate with sound instruction on how to make a great pie?"