Spanning two locations in the heart of Wine Country—the CIA at Greystone in St. Helena and the CIA at Copia in Napa—our California campus is a food lover’s paradise. Whether you’re a passionate home cook wanting to expand your skills, a fine wine enthusiast, a student seeking a culinary or baking and pastry arts degree, or an entrepreneur hoping to succeed in the thriving food business, you’ll find a wealth of inspiring programs here.
Our Napa Valley campus offers:
The quality of our faculty is one of the top reasons the CIA is the world’s best culinary college. All of our 150+ faculty members across three U.S. campuses are dedicated and talented teachers, each possessing a unique and diverse set of skills and experiences that they’re eager to share with you. The person leading your class might be an acclaimed master chef, an executive from a major food business, the owner of a world-famous restaurant, a published author, or a master sommelier.
Built in the late 19th century and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, our impressive Greystone facility in St. Helena was once home to the Christian Brothers Winery. Here, you can:
Our newly acquired Copia facility is located near the Oxbow Public Market in downtown Napa. Here, you can:
All the award-winning restaurants at the CIA in St. Helena are part of our students’ educational experience. Reservations are suggested for all restaurants except The Bakery Café by illy.
The Gatehouse Restaurant—Memorable cuisine perfectly paired with wine and legendary CIA hospitality
The Restaurant at CIA Copia—Dishes inspired by global flavors and fresh ingredients
The Bakery Café by illy—Light café fare and classic and contemporary pastries and baked goods