About The Culinary Institute of America
The Culinary Institute of America, a private, not-for-profit culinary college, is the world's premier culinary college whose faculty and alumni set the pace in the ever-expanding foodservice and hospitality industries. The Culinary Institute of America has a long-standing commitment to healthy cooking initiatives and the integration of healthy, world flavors in the future of American menu research and development. Founded in 1946, The Culinary Institute of America offers bachelor's and associate degrees, coursework for foodservice professionals and opportunities for professional certification, and operates four campuses, with locations in New York (Hudson Valley), California (Napa Valley), Texas (San Antonio), and Singapore.
The Culinary Institute of America’s at Copia, the site for Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives, is the ultimate Napa Valley destination for exploring, experiencing, and enjoying the world of food, wine, and community. The CIA at Copia officially opened in early 2017 with a variety of consumer-facing programs and experiences. In one convenient location in downtown Napa, guests can experience daily cooking and beverage classes, wine tastings, a lifestyle store, full-service bar and restaurant, art collections, and private and community events. With its leadership initiatives in menu development, flavor and health and wellness—and its world-class teaching kitchens and other state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities— The Culinary Institute of America at Copia has become an epicenter for innovation and a culinary "think tank" for the American foodservice industry.