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The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Beautiful old mansion, nice patio, good brunch!

The Sunday brunch at the Culinary Institute at Greystone is well priced and has some nice extra... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Oakville, Canada
Wonderful Experience

Enjoyed both a fine eating & educational educational experience. We had a fabulous class on cheese... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Holland, Michigan
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Explore The Culinary Institute of America in the Napa Valley! Whether you’re a passionate home cook wanting to expand your skills, a fine wine enthusiast, a student seeking a culinary or baking and pastry arts degree, or an entrepreneur hoping to...more
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2555 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-9504
+1 707-967-1100
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were just driving and came across this school. We ate a sandwich that was prepared by the chef. It was delicious. We were able to see some of the students prepare foods to eat.

Thank ZeebruggeExplorer
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Sunday brunch at the Culinary Institute at Greystone is well priced and has some nice extra touches. Aside from the good selection of a la carte items like Belgium waffles, omelettes etc. they have a juice bar (with a berry smoothie) as well as...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the wine paired dinner with the CIA students while in Napa and it was perhaps the best combination of quality and value. Highly recommended!

Thank Creekcrawler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed both a fine eating & educational educational experience. We had a fabulous class on cheese & wine pairings that help me work through what cheeses I like with the wine I like. Dinner service was great & food was wonderful(although the beef served was...More

Thank IKE48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to the CIA to eat and for classes. It is an amazing place for both. This trip was just a short stop to see what was new in the store. We got a few things that are specialty items.

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed September 5, 2018

The culinary institute is a beautiful place and worth a stop for your own "self guided" visit. Don't waste your money on the $20 tour with sparkling wine. Most of what we saw can be viewed on your own. The sparkling wine that was poured...More

Thank mastercraft7122
Reviewed August 26, 2018

This restaurant is run by students of the institute in their last year. The menu was diverse enough to satisfy all palets. All dishes were prepared well and brought to our table by the same number of servers as there were guests in synch with...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We love so many things about going to the CIA - their cafe, their store, their curious museum rooms, their chocolate making, their booth at the St Helena's Farmers' Market, and their cooking demo classes. Sadly they have not had any cooking demo classes for...More

1  Thank Abbcb53
Reviewed August 5, 2018

We went for a plating class but learned some new tricks even for some basic tricks to make your cooking easier. Rather ambitious for beginner chefs, but our chef was very patient and adapted to the various levels of proficiency within the class. Great fun...More

Thank TerriH521
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Had a great 3 Course Meal at the Gatehouse. Very tasty food and very attentive service. I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND dining at the Gatehouse. It’s a FUN dining experience with very good food served by true Professionals!!

1  Thank Jerseyboy1956
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March 26, 2016|
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Response from globalnomadMontbill | Reviewed this property |
Agree with the previous comments. Strongly recommend that you make a reservation at the conservatory where the students are making every effort to create a more elegant environment in a beautiful setting.
Yvonne O
January 15, 2015|
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Response from Mactravels78 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we stayed at another resort. Didn't notice any pools. Why not call?