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

Tyler Kyle

Faculty Bio: Tyler Kyle

Wine and Beverage Studies
Instructor—Wine and Beverage Studies

MA, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. MA, California State University, Sacramento, CA. BA, California State University Stanislaus, Turlock, CA.

Professional Experience:
Language Instructor, Interpreter, and Translator, Speak California, Napa, CA. Spanish Instructor, Napa Valley College, Napa, CA; Napa Valley Adult Education, Napa; New Technology High School, Napa; Modesto Junior College, Modesto, CA. Translator, Sunny Days Early Childhood Developmental Services, Napa County and Sonoma County, CA. Literature Instructor, Upward Bound, Napa, CA. Additional experience at V. Sattui Winery, St. Helena, CA; Bottega, Yountville, CA; and Ma(i)sonry, Yountville.

Phi Delta Kappa Paul H. Henkin International Conference Scholarship, 2012. Summa Cum Laude graduate, California State University Stanislaus, 2000. Spanish Student of the Year, California State University Stanislaus, 1999–2000. Bank of America English Achievement Award, 1996.

Phi Delta Kappa. Modern Language Association. Phi Kappa Phi. Italian Wine Professional certification, Italian Wine Central, 2016. American Wine Scholar certification, American Wine Studies, 2016. French Wine Scholar certification, French Wine Society, 2015.

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Phone: 845-452-9600