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Register here for 2019 pre-conference activities!


Knife Skills Morning Workshop, Tuesday, February 5, 2019

 

The Knife Skills Morning Workshop will take place in The Culinary Institute of America at Copia on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Plan to arrive at the CIA by 9:30 a.m. for registration. The two-hour workshop will begin at 10:00 a.m. and conclude by 12:00 p.m. A chef instructor will teach hands-on introductory food preparation skills focusing on using knives safely and effectively. This activity is designed to give you hands-on experience to hone your culinary skills. Space is limited to 50 participants, and this workshop always sells out months in advance.

  • Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2019
  • Time:
    • 9:30 a.m. Check-in for pre-conference activity
    • 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Knife skills course
  • Location: The Culinary Institute of America at Copia, Napa
  • Cost: $165 per person

 


Knife Skills Afternoon Workshop, Tuesday, February 5, 2019

 

The Knife Skills Afternoon Workshop will take place in The Culinary Institute of America at Copia on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Plan to arrive at the CIA by 1:00 p.m. for registration. The two-hour workshop will begin at 1:30 p.m. and conclude by 3:30 p.m. A chef instructor will teach hands-on introductory food preparation skills focusing on using knives safely and effectively. This pre-conference activity is designed to give you hands-on experience to hone your culinary skills. Space is limited to 50 participants, and this workshop always sells out months in advance.

  • Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2019
  • Time:
    • 1:00 p.m. Check-in for pre-conference activity
    • 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Knife skills course
  • Location: The Culinary Institute of America at Copia, Napa
  • Cost: $165 per person

 


An Insider's Tour of Selected Napa Valley Wineries, Tuesday, February 5, 2019

 

An Insider's Tour of Selected Napa Valley Wineries will take place in the vineyards and wineries surrounding The Culinary Institute of America at Copia campus on Tuesday, February 5, 2018. Plan to arrive at the CIA by 12:45 p.m. for registration. Small Culinary Institute of America chartered buses will depart at 1:15 p.m. for behind-the-scenes tours of select Napa Valley wineries. Buses will return to the CIA by 4:30 p.m. Groups will each visit two wineries, with a special opportunity to be greeted and hosted by winemakers and winery owners, and taste wines not ordinarily featured on public tours. Lunch is not included on the winery tour, and attendees should enjoy lunch prior to the tour. We are not able to confirm the wineries and/or wine varietals that will be tasted in advance of the tour.

  • Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2019
  • Time:
    • 12:45 p.m. Check-in for pre-conference activity at Copia
    • 1:00 p.m. Board winery tour buses at Copia for departure
    • 4:30 p.m. Winery tour buses return to Copia
  • Location: The Culinary Institute of America at Copia, Napa, and two Napa Valley wineries
  • Cost: $95 per person (includes transportation, winery tours and wine tasting)

 


Cancellation Policy for Pre-Conference Activities:

 

Up to 30 days in advance of the conference, we will accept a cancellation and refund for pre-conference activities minus a $25 administrative cancellation fee. Unfortunately, there are no refunds or substitutions possible within 29 or fewer days before the start date of the conference. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding in this matter.

 

For any questions about pre-conference activities, please contact:

 

Caitlin Petrucelli
Manager - Planning & Logistics, Strategic Initiatives
caitlin.petrucelli@culinary.edu
707-967-2498

 

Katherine Cincotta
Manager - Strategic Initiatives
katherine.cincotta@culinary.edu
707-967-2506