Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience


Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™!

Join us for this one-of-a-kind dining experience exclusively available at The CIA at Copia. Discover the vibrant sights, sounds, scents, and tastes inspired by Marco Polo’s legendary travels along the Silk Road during this culinary expedition.

The evening includes a delicious, seasonal Spice Trail-inspired six-course dinner prepared by our creative team of CIA chefs. Throughout the meal, 3D animation projects onto your plate as a playful story unfolds in front of your eyes with the world’s smallest chef—Le Petit Chef—as your guide.

This one-of-a-kind dining experience features cutting-edge 3D technology and visual storytelling by the world-renowned artists of Skullmapping™ and TableMation™.

Presented to sold-out audiences around the world, Le Petit Chef is a truly captivating experience!

Hurry—reservations are limited as we have halved capacity to enable social distancing. Read more about our social distancing and other safety measures here.

2020 Diners Choice Award given to The CIA at Copia in downtown Napa, California.
What people are saying:
“Very imaginative! The CIA at Copia is always great fun and a great value.”
—Eve H. 5 star reviews
“Like going to your first Cirque du Soleil! What a great evening.”
—Tobin W. 5 star reviews
“It’s unlike any dinner you’ll have in Wine Country, let alone the entire West Coast of America.” Read the NapaValley.com Article >
“The CIA’s latest offering is well executed, truly one-of-a-kind and both a memorable and unique way to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or other occasion.” Read the Napa Valley Register Review >

Hours of Operation:

Thursday, Saturday: 6–9 p.m.
Friday: 6:30–9:30 p.m.

Guests will be promptly seated for dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday and Saturday nights and at 7 p.m. on Friday nights.

There is a 30-minute sparkling wine reception before each dining event. Arrive early and enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbles before your adventure begins!


Six-Course Menu: $140
With Optional Wine Pairing: $190
*Pricing includes tax and tip.

Le Petit Chef 3D Dining Experience at Copia

This immersive adventure is just one of the many food and wine experiences brought to you by The Culinary Institute of America at our “foodie wonderland,” The CIA at Copia.
About Skullmapping
Skullmapping is a Belgium-based artistic collective founded by Filip Sterckx, an award-winning filmmaker, and art gallery owner, Antoon Verbeeck. Utilizing innovative technology and their extensive artistic knowledge, they tell captivating stories with stunning, inventive visuals.

About TableMation
TableMation uses overhead projections to animate place settings at dinner services with clever forced-perspective visual effects and character animations.