• Faculty and staff are returning to the Greystone campus today, Monday, October 16. Classes are scheduled to resume Tuesday morning.
  • The CIA at Copia facility is OPEN.

The safety of our students, faculty and staff is our utmost concern. We will continue to closely monitor the situation and will keep the CIA community updated. Please check back daily for the latest updates. Sonoma and Napa Counties are currently in a state of emergency, but at this time, the Greystone and Copia locations have not been directly affected.

For the most up-to-date information about the wildfires, please visit www.fire.ca.gov and www.cityofsthelena.org. For the most up-to-date information about CIA campuses, please call 845-905-4444 or visit www.ciachef.edu/wildfires. Nixle Public Safety Alerts: Text 888777 and the St. Helena, CA zip code 94574 in the message to receive continuous updates.

Shucks for a Good Cause

Chef Charlie Palmer ’79, restaurateur and chairman of the board of trustees of the CIA, hosted his 2nd Annual Oyster Social at his famed New York City restaurant, Aureole.Chef Charlie Palmer ’79, restaurateur and chairman of the board of trustees of the CIA, hosted his 2nd Annual Oyster Social at his famed New York City restaurant, Aureole this fall. The event included an oyster shucking showdown involving teams of CIA students, with attendees sponsoring each team based on the number of oysters they could shuck within the three-minute time limit.

Proceeds from the evening benefited Citymeals-on-Wheels, with the shucking competition alone raising $1,935 for the charity.

Chef Palmer and his staff at Aureole appreciated the fact that the CIA students volunteered their time to support this worthy cause. As a bonus, the students had a chance to network with leaders in the New York City restaurant scene who can help them in their careers once they graduate!

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