Hands-On Cooking & Baking Classes


If you love food and wine, then come cook, bake, and taste with The Culinary Institute of America! Our classes and events span virtually every interest and skill level, and all are led by expert, engaging chefs and instructors.

The CIA at Copia Culinary Experience

This is it: the ultimate hands-on experience for the home cook. Picture yourself in the heart of the Napa Valley, surrounded by bountiful farms, artisan food producers, and legendary vineyards. You’re cooking and baking with state-of-the-art equipment in our Hestan Teaching Kitchen, where every luxury and detail has been thoughtfully curated to support your learning and enjoyment. And you’re doing it all in a fun environment alongside others who share your passion for food, wine, and culture.

Can you see it? Then join us for hands-on classes at the CIA at Copia that will enrich your life and inspire your creativity. Register now!
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More Food and Wine Vacation Destinations

Whether you have an hour or a few days, there’s a CIA experience just for you. In addition to taking in all that the CIA at Copia has to offer, you can also enjoy a cooking, baking, or beverage class or Boot Camp at the CIA in Hyde Park, NY; St. Helena, CA; or San Antonio, TX. All of our campuses are located in vibrant culinary regions, and each one offers you a unique and unforgettable experience.
Learn more about our food & wine vacation destinations >