Student Life at CIA California

  • California Campus—Why You’ll Love It

    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
  • Did you know? 74% of leading food employers surveyed prefer to hire CIA grads.