Reduced Hours and Activities During Late July/August

We love to welcome campus visitors, but before you make your plans, please note that amazing changes are underway at the CIA campuses during the summer and our visiting hours and restaurant hours may be affected.

Please note that classes for degree and certificate program students at all of our U.S. campuses will not be in session from July 27–August 20, 2018. Classes will resume on August 21.


  • 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 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, California, The Bakery Café by illy will be open, but Gatehouse Restaurant will be closed.
  • At the CIA at Copia in Napa, California, The Restaurant at CIA Copia and Contimo Provisions will be open.
  • At the Texas campus, the CIA Live Fire Kitchen will be open Thursday–Sunday, and Nao will be closed.

Shopping, Classes, and More for Enthusiasts

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Faculty Bio: Geralyn Brostrom

Hospitality and Service Management
Lecturing Instructor—Wine and Beverage Studies
Education and Credentials: CWE

MBA, BS, Widener University, Chester, PA. Certificate, Court of Master Sommeliers. Level III Certificate, Wine & Spirit Education Trust. Training Specialist Certificate, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

Professional Experience:
Lecturer, Wine MBA and Wine Business Management Certificate programs, Sonoma State University School of Business and Economics, Rohnert Park, CA. Instructor, Viticulture, Enology, Science, and Technology Alliance; Napa Valley Wine Academy, Napa, CA. Co-founder and Education Director, Italian Wine Central and the Italian Wine Professional. Vice President of Wine Education, Director of Wine Education, Winebow, Inc., Montvale, NJ. Executive Director, Director of Wine Education and Certification, Society of Wine Educators, Washington, DC. Harvest Season Staff, Canoe Ridge Vineyard, Walla Walla, WA. General Manager, The Corkscrew Wine Shop, Princeton, NJ. Marketing Manager, International University Consortium, University of Maryland University College, College Park, MD; Perpetual Savings Bank, Alexandria, VA; First Keystone Federal Savings Bank, Media, PA. Manager of Information and Resources, Society for Intercultural Education Training and Research, Washington, DC. Assistant Director of Development and Public Relations, Archmere Academy, Claymont, DE. Tasting Room and Retail Shop Manager, The Chaddsford Winery, Chadds Ford, PA. Adjunct Professor, Widener University, Chester. Retail Sales Manager, Macy’s, NYC.

Co-author, Into Italian Wine. Co-editor, The Business of Wine: An Encyclopedia.

Association for Talent Development. Society of Wine Educators. Women for WineSense. The e-Learning Guild.

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The Culinary Institute of America
1946 Campus Drive
Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
Phone: 845-452-9600