Media Room

Press release archives from The CIA at Copia.

 
The CIA at Copia is the First Napa Location to Offer Free Volta Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles

September 10, 2019 – The CIA at Copia is the first location in Napa County to offer Volta charging stations for electric vehicles.

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The CIA at Copia Launches Conversations at Copia Live Talk Series

August 2, 2019 – The CIA announces celebrity chef speakers and programming for Conversations at Copia, hosted by author and chef Andrew Zimmern.

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The CIA at Copia Partners with Andrew Zimmern to Launch Conversations Series

July 17, 2019 – The CIA at Copia has announced a new partnership with Andrew Zimmern, a four-time James Beard award-winning TV personality, chef, writer, teacher, and social justice advocate.

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America’s Hamburger Expert Brings Burger Pop-Up to Copia

July 11, 2019 – The CIA at Copia announces that hamburger expert George Motz will bring his Burger Pop-Up World Tour to Copia on Saturday, July 20, 2019, from 6–9 p.m.

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The CIA at Copia Celebrates Global Cuisine with New Monday Al Fresco Pop-Up Series at Grove

June 21, 2019 – Something’s cooking at Grove! Every Monday night from June–October, Grove at The CIA at Copia hosts a weekly Monday night pop-up featuring local culinary stars.

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Chuck Williams Culinary Arts Museum Now Open at The CIA at Copia

May 30, 2019 – The personal collection of Chuck Williams is the inspiration for the Chuck Williams Culinary Arts Museum at The CIA at Copia in Downtown Napa.

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LAZ at CIA Copia Launches Daily Open House Hours for Wine-Lovers to Explore and Taste California’s Rarest Finds

May 2, 2019 – The CIA at Copia, the CIA’s epicurean destination in downtown Napa, announces that K. LAZ at CIA Copia is now open daily for walk-in tastings.

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Grove Opens at The CIA at Copia

April 25, 2019 – The CIA at Copia, The Culinary Institute of America’s epicurean destination in downtown Napa, announces today the opening of Grove.

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The CIA at Copia Announces New Interactive 3D Dinner Show with Exclusive West Coast Debut of Le Petit Chef

March 12, 2019 – The CIA at Copia is thrilled to announce a new interactive 3D dinner show, Le Petit Chef™, in collaboration with the world-renowned artists of Skullmapping.™

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Celebrate What’s New at The CIA at Copia

June 28, 2018 – On Sunday, July 1, The Culinary Institute of America is hosting an all-day summer celebration, at The CIA at Copia, in downtown Napa.

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Karen MacNeil Brings “Become A Wine Expert Taster—In 90 Minutes” to The CIA at Copia

June 22, 2018 – Karen MacNeil, well-known author of one of the best-selling wine books in the U.S., The Wine Bible, will come to The CIA at Copia this summer and fall to teach her dynamic class “Become a Wine Expert Taster—in 90 Minutes.”

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The CIA at Copia Presents Sommelier Summit

April 10, 2018 – The CIA at Copia hosts the college’s annual CIA Sommelier Summit from Sunday, May 6 through Tuesday, May 8, 2018.

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The CIA at Copia Adds New Classes, Seasonal Themes to Winter Lineup

January 22, 2018 – The CIA at Copia, the ultimate Napa Valley destination, is bringing new classes and seasonal themes to its instructional calendar.

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CIA, FOOD & WINE Team Up for Educational Festival Series Launching in February

January 18, 2018 – The CIA announced today it’s teaming with Time Inc.’s FOOD & WINE to host a festival series for food enthusiasts across the country.

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The CIA at Copia Debuts Series of Fall Author Events

September 21, 2017 – The CIA at Copia is hosting a series of cookbook signings, demos, and lectures.

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The CIA at Copia Adds Arts & Entertainment Events to its Programming Schedule

August 21, 2017 – The CIA at Copia has packed its summer and fall schedule with an array of music, arts, shopping, and dining events for every taste and price point.

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The CIA at Copia Welcomes New Director of Restaurants and Executive Chef: Polly Lappetito

August 17, 2017 – The CIA announces Polly Lappetito as the new director of restaurants of The CIA at Copia and executive chef of The Restaurant at CIA Copia.

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The CIA at Copia Adds Fall Classes

August 8, 2017 – The CIA at Copia is pleased to add new class formats and seasonal themes to its instructional calendar.

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Tasting Showcase Makes Wine a Focal Point at The CIA at Copia

July 24, 2017 – The CIA at Copia is pleased to introduce its Wine Tasting Showcase—an interactive and immersive tasting experience featuring a rotating selection of wineries from the Napa Valley and beyond.

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Inaugural Thomas Keller Golf Classic Raises Half a Million Dollars for CIA Student Scholarships

June 21, 2017 – The world’s premier culinary college and Chef Thomas Keller recently joined together to raise more than $500,000 for student scholarships.

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Foodie Gifts for Moms, Dads, and Grads

May 4, 2017 – Whether the gift recipient is a mom, a dad, or a newly minted grad, The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at Copia has something for everyone.

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The CIA at Copia Amphitheater to be Named in Honor of Jackson Family Wines

April 28, 2017 – The amphitheater at The Culinary Institute of America at Copia will be named the Jackson Family Wines Amphitheater.

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The CIA at Copia Announces Grand Opening Celebration: February 18–19, 2017

February 3, 2017 – The CIA at Copia, is pleased to invite visitors to attend it’s Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, February 18 and Sunday, February 19.

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The Restaurant at CIA Copia Now Open for Dinner

January 9, 2017 – The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), the world’s premier culinary college, announces today the official opening of The Restaurant at CIA Copia.

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The CIA at Copia to Open in Mid-November 2016

October 18, 2016 – The world’s premier culinary college officially opens The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at Copia in mid-November.

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Napa Valley Vintners Pledges $1 Million to The CIA at Copia

October 3, 2016 – The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has joined the world’s premier culinary college by pledging $1 million over 10 years to support The Culinary Institute of America’s (CIA) new Copia campus in Napa.

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The CIA Brings Over 100 Jobs to Napa

September 6, 2016 – The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is hosting a job fair at its new location, The Culinary Institute of America at Copia, next week with the goal of hiring 100 employees bringing an influx of new jobs to the city of Napa.

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Copia is New Home of The Oxbow School’s Visiting Artist Lecture Series

April 5, 2016 – The Culinary Institute of America at Copia is the new host venue for The Oxbow School’s Visiting Artist Lecture Series.

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The Culinary Institute of America and Architectural Resources Group Team Up to Reinvent Copia at Napa

February 12, 2016 – The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) has appointed the San Francisco-based Architectural Resource Group (ARG) to oversee the design and redevelopment of the college’s newest facility, the former site of Copia in the city of Napa, CA.

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The Culinary Institute of America at Copia Announces Establishment of the Chuck Williams Culinary Arts Museum

January 11, 2016 – A museum honoring Charles E. “Chuck” Williams—the man who reshaped the way America cooks and the visionary behind Williams-Sonoma—will be the centerpiece of The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at Copia.

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The Culinary Institute of America Brings New Life to Copia

November 2, 2015 – The world’s premier culinary college, The Culinary Institute of America, has acquired the building and adjacent land that once served as Copia: The American Center for Wine, Food and the Arts in the city of Napa.

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