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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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We stopped here on our Excursion, and it was very interesting to see an active culinary school. We saw a class being done, as well as students working in the chocolatier room and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We stopped here on our Excursion, and it was very interesting to see an active culinary school. We saw a class being done, as well as students working in the chocolatier room and in the cafe. The area has such beautiful architecture and history, and you could easily spend a few hours just wandering around, and catch a bite to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My daughter loves baking and we have been thinking about having her take a course at the CIA, she loved the place. You will be able to see some of their kitchens and try what the students prepare at their restaurants. There is an option of having lunch at the cafeteria or dinner at a more formal restaurant for which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We had a lovely experience at the culinary institute this evening. The young people are in various sessions of their training...so they are not totally professional as yet. However they try very hard to please. Our meals were excellent...especially the cold corn soup and the pork cheeks! We asked each server what their background was and why they were there...with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This was a 4 day class, and in some ways I was a bit disappointed. I'm a pretty decent cook, but this got outside my comfort zone. The mornings started early at 7:00am. The hours listed on line when we signed up were different than those they e-mailed us the week before we arrived. the on line hours were correct.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

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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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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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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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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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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