Welcome to the Spice Islands® Marketplace at the CIA at Greystone—your one-stop shop for all things food and wine! Browse our books, learn something new about spices and herbs, talk to a chef-in-training, find your passion…all in one day.
Shop the Marketplace
Gather your wish list and come prepared to shop! The Marketplace is stocked with cookware, bakeware, kitchen tools and utensils, items for the young chefs in your life, and more than 1,700 cookbook titles—many autographed by the author. You will also discover hard-to-find spices and local Napa Valley specialties.
Take a Tour
Enjoy a tour of the historic Greystone building, home to the CIA’s California degree and certificate programs, food and wine programs for enthusiasts, Brother Timothy’s Corkscrew Collection, the Rudd Center for Professional Wine Studies, the Ghirardelli Chocolate Discovery Center, and more.
For more information, please visit our tour page >
Peruse our Books
Our collection of books rivals no other. Choose from an exciting assortment of titles for the home enthusiast and professional, including cookbooks by world-renowned chefs, cocktail how-to guides, wine exploration books, and everything in between. You’ll also find a wide selection of books written by CIA instructors, including The Professional Chef® and the latest edition of Chocolates and Confections.
The Bakery Café by illy
Shopping can sure work up an appetite. Stop by The Bakery Café by illy for a refreshing beverage, delicious café sandwich or salad, or sweet treat. The full menu is available for take-out or to enjoy in our relaxed, reservation-free dining room. Watch our chocolatier in the Ghirardelli Chocolate Discovery Center while you sip a glass of wine or beer at the Café Bar. Open seven days a week from 11 a.m.–3 p.m.