The CIA in California


    Explore Our Spectacular Napa Valley Venues

    Whether you visit the Greystone campus or the Copia site, the CIA in the Napa Valley is a food and wine lover’s paradise. There’s something for everyone—the student seeking a culinary or baking and pastry career, the home cook, the food and wine enthusiast, the entrepreneur looking to start a new food business. If you have a passion for food and wine, you’ll find inspiration here.

    Programs Offered in California

    At our Greystone campus, we offer:

    And the CIA at Copia features:

    Our faculty members include top chefs, food executives, restaurant owners, master sommeliers, and more.

    Visit the CIA in the Napa Valley

    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:

    • Relax in the contemporary, casual Gatehouse Restaurant.
    • Enjoy an espresso and a freshly baked pasty from The Bakery Café by illy while taking in the view of the surrounding vineyards from the front terrace.
    • Shop for everything culinary in the Spice Islands Marketplace®.
    • Enjoy a cooking demonstration or a class for food and wine enthusiasts.
    • Visit the historic Barrel Room and marvel over the amazing collection of 1,000+ corkscrews displayed in the main entry hall.

    Our fabulous Copia facility is located near the Oxbow Public Market in downtown Napa. Here, you can:

    Seeing is Believing

    We’d love to welcome you to the CIA! We offer campus tours daily at 11:30 a.m. with an additional offering at 3:15 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

    You can also come for admissions events led by CIA students. Hear from them firsthand about the career opportunities that await you.

    And of course, if you’re going to visit either of the CIA’s California locations, you need to grab a bite at one (or more) of our student-staffed restaurants.

  • Take a Virtual Campus Tour of CIA California 
  • Learn about CIA's CA ACAP program for culinary students
  • CIA Wine & Beverage Certificate

  • Contact Us

    The CIA at Greystone
    2555 Main Street
    St. Helena, CA 94574
    Phone: 707-967-1100
  • Contact Us

    The CIA at Copia
    500 1st Street
    Napa, CA 94559
    Phone: 707-967-2500
  • Dining at the CIA California

    Dining at the CIA California

    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