The Power List 2017: Tim Ryan

January 24, 2017

For 15 years, Tim Ryan has led what is widely considered the country’s premier culinary school — The Culinary Institute of America — and has solidified its reputation as a leading force in the evolving food landscape.

Under his leadership, the CIA, now with four campuses — in Hyde Park, N.Y.; St. Helena, Calif.; San Antonio and Singapore — has kept pace with the growth in importance of food in American culture, expanding beyond classic French technique to include broader European traditions as well as instruction in Latin American and Asian cuisines.

It has also prepared thousands of students for