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Conversations at Copia: Women! Trailblazers & The New Wave

Date: August 3, 2018 @ 5:00 pm9:30 pm

The Bay Area was the epicenter of the first generation of influential female chefs in America. Join us for an evening as we celebrate the trailblazers in food, beverage, and hospitality who paved the way for today’s new wave of phenoms.

The evening includes a pre-panel sparkling wine reception, panel discussion with culinary luminaries, and post-panel walk-around reception in Copia’s Hestan Kitchen.


5:00 p.m. – Bubbles and Book Signing with “Wine Country Women of Napa Valley
6:00 p.m. – Film Screening: “A Fine Line
7:15 p.m. – Panel: Women! Trailblazers & The New Wave
8:15 p.m. – Walk-Around Reception featuring Food and Wine by NorCal Women



Introduction: Anne Girvin, Strategic Marketing,
CIA Moderator:  Maryam Ahmed, Public Programs

CIA Panelists: 

Featured Musician:

Alison Harris (performing during pre- and post-reception)

Featured Artists:

Art Curator: Robin Reiners

Post-panel Reception:

The August Conversations at Copia is presented by The Culinary Institute of America, Wine Country Women, and Napa Valley Film Festival. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch.

Conversations at Copia
are curated conversations exploring the themes and trends that impact food and beverage, industry innovation, and our environment.


CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America)
500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States