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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  • St. Helena Lodging

    Closest to the CIA at Greystone.

    Please Note: External sites are not endorsed by The Culinary Institute of America. We are not responsible for any content on the above websites, as they may have changed after being added to our listings.

    Southbridge Napa Valley
    855-967-9400 or 707-967-9400

    The Southbridge Napa Valley is located on Main Street at the southern entrance to beautiful and historic downtown St. Helena; and is also less than two miles from the CIA. St. Helena is a vibrant microcosm of Napa Valley at its best and offers wine tasting, world-class dining, gourmet markets, galleries and boutiques, spas, bicycling, hiking, romantic picnic settings and a summer concert series. Guests at Southbridge Napa Valley may also take advantage of the many amenities at its sister property, Meadowood Napa Valley, just minutes away. Please contact Angelina DiMaggio for a special rate exclusive to CIA guests at 707-968-3153 or

    Meadowood Napa Valley

    Meadowood is reminiscent of a private estate in a bygone era and is surrounded by a beautiful, 250-acre valley. Gracious hospitality defines the style of service and timeless, natural beauty, the sense of place. The property features championship croquet lawns, seven tennis courts, a nine-hole walking golf course, hiking trails, two swimming pools, a full-service health spa, wine education, a Michelin three-star restaurant and 85 guest rooms, suites and cottages. For a group of five or more rooms at Meadowood, please contact Mark Minick at 707-967-1232 or

    El Bonita Motel
    1-800-541-3284 or 707-963-3216

    Art-deco motel with bright rooms and small pool. Ask for a room in back, if possible, to avoid highway noise. Make sure to mention that you are taking a class at the CIA to receive our corporate pricing.

    Wydown Hotel

    Wydown Hotel is a completely renovated 12 room hotel delivering a unique experience in the Napa Valley. Our location in downtown Saint Helena is within walking distance to many excellent restaurants and boutique shops. The luxurious Serta Tempur-Pedic King beds, finished with ultra-soft sateen sheets, provide the finest in comfort. We are directly one mile south of the CIA. Included with our rooms are day passes to The Health Spa Napa Valley, flat screen TV’s and free WiFi.

    Harvest Inn
    1-800-950-8466 or 707-963-9463

    The Harvest Inn is an authentic, world-renowned AAA Four Diamond Napa Valley retreat located in St. Helena, minutes from the Culinary Institute of America, Greystone and near premium wineries and extraordinary dining. Guests enjoy lingering in the property’s warm atmosphere of 74 guest room accommodations, most with fireplaces, over eight acres of country estate ambience. Complimentary amenities, including breakfast daily, parking, nightly turndown service and beverages in guestroom at arrival, are provided to our guests. Group pricing for minimum of six guestrooms—please mention “The Culinary Institute of America” when calling Harvest Inn Reservations 1-800-950-8466 or 707-963-9463.

    Vineyard Country Inn

    Vineyard Country Inn is a bed and breakfast inspired by the gentle beauty of the French Countryside. Each of their 20 suites offers an intimate sitting area surrounding old world wood burning fireplace, comfortable work space, and convenient wet bar with refrigerator. Situated just two miles south of the CIA.

    Wine Country Inn

    Located less than a mile north of the CIA, Wine Country Inn has 25 country rooms and five luxury cottages set within a spectacular Napa Valley vineyard setting. Guests can enjoy immaculate grounds, spa services, complimentary gourmet breakfast and afternoon wine social, and a car service to and from the CIA. Wine Country Inn offers a special 15% discount to CIA students and friends.

  • 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