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The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone

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Address: 2555 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574
Phone Number: +1 707-967-1100
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Activities: Leisure education
Description: The world-famous CIA's classrooms are home to some of the nation's top...
The world-famous CIA's classrooms are home to some of the nation's top chefs.
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Beautiful grounds

Excellent food. Sit at the bar area to watch the chefs-in-training do their magic. It was very entertaining and quite enjoyable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Fun classes in a beautiful setting, what more could you ask for. Kitchen area was very impressive and a little intimidating. Chef Bill solved that right away and made us feel like we were in our kitchen at home.

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San Jose, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We stopped at this location, once home to the C hristian Brothers Winery. The building is huge, and offers both main meals and smaller lunch-type meals in an area wehre you can see some cooking. The building now serves as the west coast branch of the Culinary Institute, headquartered (I think) in Hyde Park, New York. We walked around on... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Food was excellent as well as setting. Dined on terrace. Very nice view. Wasn't too busy on day there. Had chicken and was excellent. Total enjoyable experience

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Excellent food. Sit at the bar area to watch the chefs-in-training do their magic. It was very entertaining and quite enjoyable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

My daughters-in-law and I had a wonderful Mother's Day weekend in St. Helena and the highlight was our lovely dinner at the Conservatory at CIA. Under the watchful eye of chef Larry Forgione the multi course meal is prepared and served by trainees at the institute. Our crew had been there 2 days and they all did a magnificent job.... More 

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Pleasant Hill, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Just sharing facts for those of you who fall under the ADA. THIS INFO IS FOR YOU. I called the main office (New York) to place reservations for 3 people at the St. Helena campus. 1 for my daughter for her birthday and 1 for my husband for Father's Day and one for my self. Not as a requirement but... More 

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Houston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I've been here for the taste of Asia conference. The building is beautiful. Truly exceptional. The conference was very well organised and well run. It wasn't cheap but there was a lot of content.

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Edgerton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Even though The Cafe, within the CIA, was expensive, I had great customer service by Scott Molles. I ordered the grilled salad and when I asked if I could have chicken added, he did not hesitate to provide that for me, even though it wasn't on the menu. It was a cute, small cafe, with candy made by the students... More 

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Tustin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

For $20/person you get a one hour professional cooking demonstration in an intimate classroom auditorium setting, a taste of the recipe made, and a glass of wine. The instructor was great, the recipe tasty, and the experience a lot of fun. Call in advance for reservations because our demo was sold out. What a fun time!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Beautiful historic building in St Helena. Come in for lunch, or coffee and dessert, at the illy cafe. Great food, reasonable prices, cool european coffee house feel. We had a great onion soup and a prime rib, open faced faced sandwich

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Address: Address: 2555 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574
Phone Number: +1 707-967-1100
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  St. Helena

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