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

  • Yountville lodging near the CIA
  • Yountville Lodging

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    Just opened in February 2009. With a modern, elegant design, incorporating environmental technologies & materials, the Bardessono is undoubtedly the greenest luxury hotel in America.

    Napa Valley Lodge
    1-800-368-2468 or 707-944-2468

    Very pleasant inn with California hacienda ambiance. All rooms have private terraces with views of the vineyards, pool or garden. Fitness center, whirlpool spa, heated pool, sauna.

    Comfort Inn Calistoga

    Stay in the heart of Napa Valley Wine Country at the Comfort Inn® Calistoga, Hot Springs of the West hotel. We are minutes from prestigious wineries.

    Four Sisters Inns – Maison Fleurie

    The Napa Valley's Maison Fleurie, the “flowering house,” is situated on an acre of beautifully landscaped gardens—welcoming visitors to an inn reminiscent of southern France.

    Villagio Inn & Spa
    1-800-351-1133 or 707-944-8877

    Very modern Italian/Mediterranean property inspired by the villas and gardens of Tuscany. Lush grounds with fountains, flowing watercourse and vineyard views.

    Yountville Inn
    1-800-972-2293 or 707-944-5600

    Spacious rooms decorated in the Napa Valley style with custom furnishings, fireplaces and French doors. Pool and spa.

  • 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