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Culinary Institute of America Experience: Taste, Learn, & Tour

Tuesday - Mar 21, 2023

Go behind the scenes at the Culinary Institute of America and participate in an interactive demonstration where you'll explore the science of taste. Connect with CIA students. Tour Roth Hall, the Bakery, and the Bookstore. Includes a sit down lunch at Shadows on the Hudson in Poughkeepsie.

1 Day(s) | 1 Meals


  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • Safe Journeys by Friendship Tours: our commitment to a safe journey protocols will be implemented
  • Time at the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NY
  • CIA Experience- Taste, Learn & Tour
  • Sit down lunch at Shadows on the Hudson in Poughkeepsie, NY. Advance choice of: Mediterranean Chicken, or Penne alla Vodka
  • Friendship Tours Tour Director
  • Trip is rain or shine.

Departure Locations


Depart: 8:00 AM

Return: 7:30 PM

Manchester, Park & Ride Commuter Lot, Buckland Street & Pleasant Valley Road

West Hartford/New Britain

Depart: 8:30 AM

Return: 7:00 PM

Commuter Lot across from Target, Village Square Rd & Hartford Rd., New Britain / West Hartford
Please park on the left side of the lot as you enter the driveway.


Depart: 9:15 AM

Return: 6:15 PM

Chase Parkway Commuter Park & Ride across from Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury


Depart: 10:15 AM

Return: 5:15 PM

Exit 2 off I-84, Commuter Park & Ride on Mill Plain Rd., Danbury





Cancellation Policy

Full payment is due at the time of reservation. Payments are non-refundable. Reservations are transferrable if you find a replacement.

If Friendship Tours needs to cancel a tour due to reasons beyond our control, you will receive a credit held on account with us without expiration or a refund check can be issued for the tour cost less a $10.pp administrative fee.

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