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    CIA California Degree & Certificate Programs

  • Learn Among the Legends of the Napa Valley at the CIA at Greystone

    At the CIA at Greystone campus, you’ll meet aspiring chefs and world-class food educators. Our associate degree programs follow the same in-depth curriculum found at our main CIA campus in Hyde Park, NY. At our Greystone campus, we also offer certificate programs that take advantage of the unique food and wine selections found among the Napa Valley. With so many course offerings, we’re sure we have the right program for you. Create your CIA account to get more information about our programs or to start your application today—it’s fast and easy!

    At the CIA in California, you will:

    • Immerse yourself in a world of food and wine in the heart of the Napa Valley.
    • Learn from chefs and professors with outstanding industry and education credentials.
    • Explore our Williams Center for Flavor Discovery, Rudd Center for Professional Wine Studies, the Spice Islands Marketplace, Ghiradelli Chocolate Discovery Center, and Vintners Hall of Fame.
    • Engage in hands-on learning in our professional kitchens and bakeshops as well as in our award-winning campus restaurants (all CIA restaurants are public-facing, fully operational retail dining establishments that serve more than 333,000 customers annually).
    • Share ideas with classmates and cultivate your culinary expertise.
  • CIA California Degree and Certificate Programs

  • CIA Advanced Culinary Arts Certificate Program
    CIA Wine & Beverage Graduate Certificate Program
  • Get CIA's Top Culinary Careers Whitepaper

  • Contact Us

    Admissions Office
    2555 Main Street
    St. Helena, CA 94574
    Phone: 1-800-CULINARY
    Alt. Phone: 707-967-2496
    Fax: 845-451-1068
  • CIA California Admissions Events

    Jan
    11
    Admissions information and open house event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone. Get your culinary school questions answered now!
    Jan
    26
    Admissions information and open house event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone. Get your culinary school questions answered now!
    Feb
    05
    Admissions information and open house event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone. Get your culinary school questions answered now!
  • “FEED” YOUR APPETITE – CIA BLOG

    It’s the time of year when gingerbread houses start dotting the landscape. We admit it: we’re a big part of the problem. Our students just love to flex their baking muscles! Watch the video and see if you recognize whose “house” they created. Then, use our recipe to build and decorate your own gingerbread house […]

    The post Happy Holidays! Rock Our Gingerbread House appeared first on CIA Culinary School Blog.

    Image of David Pacifico, CIA culinary arts degree alumni

    “For me, the CIA was the best in the world. When I graduated, I was overwhelmingly prepared for my future.” Chef David Pacifico is a perfect example of how a degree from The Culinary Institute of America can take you in many different directions in your professional life. As a private chef for a family […]

    The post David Pacifico – Alumni Bio appeared first on CIA Culinary School Blog.

  • Our public restaurants make it real—you prepare and serve meals to customers right on campus.
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