We love to welcome campus visitors, but before you make your plans, please note that our visiting hours and restaurant hours may be affected.

Classes for degree and certificate program students at all of our U.S. campuses will not be in session from July 27–August 19, 2019. Classes will resume on August 20.


  • The Admissions Office at all three campuses will be open to welcome prospective students and their families.


  • Since many of our restaurants rely on our students for the full CIA dining experience, please refer to www.ciarestaurantgroup.com for the most up-to-the-minute information.
  • At the New York campus, all restaurants will be closed during this period.
  • At the CIA at Greystone in St. Helena, CA, The Bakery Café by illy will be open, but Gatehouse Restaurant will be closed.
  • At The CIA at Copia in Napa, CA, The Restaurant at CIA Copia, Grove, and Contimo Provisions will be open.
  • At the Texas campus, the CIA Live Fire Kitchen will be open Thursday–Sunday, and Savor will be closed.

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    Campus Life at CIA California

  • Explore CIA Campus Life in California

    College life at the Culinary Institute of America in California is filled with exciting activities outside of our classrooms and teaching kitchens. Our on-campus Student Garden Project, clubs and organizations, and student lodging ensure that you’ll always have a place to hang out with classmates, explore your mutual love of all things food, and have fun along the way!

    Located in Napa Valley, our Greystone location is just short drive away from the historic vineyards and restaurants of the region, in addition to hot air ballooning, hiking, horseback riding, and bicycle trails. You’ll also be close to some of the food industry’s biggest CIA events, such as the Worlds of Flavor Conference & Festival and the Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives Conference.

    California Campus Virtual Tour

    Our campus offers advanced learning facilities, culinary attractions, and other resources to help you find the career you want in the food and wine industry. Explore the campus on our virtual tour.

    CIA California Campus Map

  • Contact Us

    Student Affairs
    2555 Main Street
    St. Helena, CA 94574
    Phone: 707-967-2486
  • Bachelor’s travel programs give you an exclusive “insider look” at world cultures and cuisines.
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