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CIA at Copia

500 1st Street, Napa, CA 94559
707-967-2500


 


The Culinary Institute of America at Copia has everything for food and wine lovers and everything in between. Located next to the Oxbow Public Market on First Street in downtown Napa, the CIA at Copia provides an array of food and wine experiences, including a new restaurant, culinary and beverage classes and demonstrations, a beautiful lifestyle store, private and public events, amazing tasting experiences, and more.


 


Register for a class today! Reservations can be made online via Eventbrite or in person at the CIA at Copia. Advance tickets are available online until 5pm the day prior to the class. Tickets are available on the day of the class in our retail store at Copia.


 


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March 2019

Date: March 22 @ 4:00 pm7:00 pm

CIA Skills: Fresh Pasta (Hands-on Class)

Quick to cook, easy to customize, and always flavorful, it’s no wonder pasta is always a f avorite!  From basic comfort food to more elegant dressed up versions, pasta offers endless possibilities. Join us for a fun, hands-on cooking experience, where you’ll learn how to make your own fresh pasta, plus gain the techniques you need for rolling, cutting, and shaping perfect pasta every time. You’ll leave with new skills and innovative and seasonal recipes that you can bring back to your…

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Date: March 23 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

CIA Skills: Healthy Cooking (Hands-on Class)

In this class, global flavors and fresh, whole foods are your inspiration! You’ll learn healthy cooking techniques to use in preparing a diverse menu of delicious and naturally good-for-you dishes. Learn more and register >

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Date: March 23 @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Mastering Mole with Mercadito Food Truck (Hands-on Class)

Join Chef Valentin Atayde from the Mercadito Food Truck, as he explores the cultural and regional influences of moles, including how to prepare these delicious meals for your family at home. Come learn the techniques and tips from chef – and discover the flavors and aromas that have made this a popular national dish in Mexico. At the end of class, you’ll enjoy a family-style meal along with paired wines together. Learn more and register >

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Date: March 30 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

CIA Favorites (Hands-on Class)

Sample some of the CIA’s all-time favorite recipes in this hands-on class. From savory starters and hearty entrées to decadent desserts, we’ll cover it all. Through chef demonstrations and kitchen production, you’ll learn a variety of cooking skills and helpful tips for culinary success. We’ll discuss basic cooking methods, ingredient selection, and plating techniques for you to bring home to your kitchen, so you can cook like a CIA chef! Learn more and register >

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April 2019

Date: April 6 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

CIA Skills: DIY Diet (Hands-on Class)

With so many diet programs out there, it’s often overwhelming to find ‘one’ that offers both delicious food options and steady success. Together, we’ll explore some of the key principles behind today’s diet trends and how to turn their techniques into healthy, flavorful meals that you can enjoy every day. You’ll confidently walk away with the skills you need to incorporate fresh ingredients into tasty dishes at home! Learn more and register >

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Date: April 6 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Pairing Principles: Wine and Cheese

Come celebrate one of our favorite pairings: wine and cheese! The artisan cheese makers of California are setting the pace in the United States for incredible quality and selection, and their cheeses positively shine when coupled with Napa Valley wines. In this class, we will evaluate each cheese for flavor and texture, and experiment with dynamic and complementary pairings so that you’re prepared to dazzle your guests with all you’ve learned. Learn more and register >

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Date: April 7 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

Chef’s Table: Sunday Brunch

Join us in the kitchen for food and fun at The Chef’s Table! In these intimate, interactive events, you’ll gather round the table in the Napa Valley Vintners Theater demonstration kitchen and watch our chefs work their magic as you learn great tips and techniques along the way. Ask the chef questions, relax with friends, and enjoy delicious food and beverage pairings in an up-close-and-personal venue. You won’t leave hungry! Class instruction will include tricks of the trade when it…

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Date: April 7 @ 10:30 am1:30 pm

Cooking Wild with John Ash (Hands-on Class)

Join Chef John Ash, as he explores the world of foraged, uncultivated, and wild foods. In this class, Chef Ash shares how home cooks can eat more simply and ethically, closer to the fresh flavors of their gardens and farms – and even local supermarkets. From his recently published book, Cooking Wild, learn how to “go wild” with a few of his favorite seasonal dishes, tastes and flavors, and more, in your kitchen!     INSTRUCTOR: Chef John Ash is…

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Date: April 7 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Snazzy Snacks

It’s time to add a little DIY to the snack cupboard! With all of the options available at the supermarket, how can you create similar (and healthier) items at home? Join us, as we create some well-known snack favorites from scratch—and start creating flavorful, fresh, easy-to-make “snazzy snacks” that the whole family will enjoy. Sample recipes include: Chocolate Hazlenut Spread, Classic (or not-so-classic) Hummus, and one snazzy surprise. Learn more and register >

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Date: April 8 @ 8:00 am1:30 pm

Culinary Boot Camp – Basic Training

A prerequisite for every at-home chef, Basic Training Boot Camp gives you the hands-on foundation of knowledge and skill to take you to a higher level of cooking. In this 5-day, hands-on course, you’ll develop a command of classic culinary methods and techniques, including mise en place, knife skills, soup and stock production, and sauce making. You will also learn and use a variety of cooking methods, like roasting, grilling, sautéing, pan-frying, stir-frying, braising, poaching, and steaming. Basic Training Boot…

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Date: April 9 @ 8:00 am1:30 pm

Culinary Boot Camp – Basic Training

A prerequisite for every at-home chef, Basic Training Boot Camp gives you the hands-on foundation of knowledge and skill to take you to a higher level of cooking. In this 5-day, hands-on course, you’ll develop a command of classic culinary methods and techniques, including mise en place, knife skills, soup and stock production, and sauce making. You will also learn and use a variety of cooking methods, like roasting, grilling, sautéing, pan-frying, stir-frying, braising, poaching, and steaming. Basic Training Boot…

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Date: April 10 @ 8:00 am1:30 pm

Culinary Boot Camp – Basic Training

A prerequisite for every at-home chef, Basic Training Boot Camp gives you the hands-on foundation of knowledge and skill to take you to a higher level of cooking. In this 5-day, hands-on course, you’ll develop a command of classic culinary methods and techniques, including mise en place, knife skills, soup and stock production, and sauce making. You will also learn and use a variety of cooking methods, like roasting, grilling, sautéing, pan-frying, stir-frying, braising, poaching, and steaming. Basic Training Boot…

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Date: April 10 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Mastering the Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon

In this series of classes you’ll learn, and remember, and focus on eight common characteristics of the featured grape variety, plus how to examine the wines for color, acidity, alcohol level, tannin, and the ever elusive “complexity.” After some sensory warm-up, you’ll be able to taste through a flight of five wines from all around the globe, pick your favorites, and describe them like an expert. Pick up shopping, ageing, storage and food, and wine pairing tips along the way.…

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Date: April 11 @ 8:00 am1:30 pm

Culinary Boot Camp – Basic Training

A prerequisite for every at-home chef, Basic Training Boot Camp gives you the hands-on foundation of knowledge and skill to take you to a higher level of cooking. In this 5-day, hands-on course, you’ll develop a command of classic culinary methods and techniques, including mise en place, knife skills, soup and stock production, and sauce making. You will also learn and use a variety of cooking methods, like roasting, grilling, sautéing, pan-frying, stir-frying, braising, poaching, and steaming. Basic Training Boot…

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Date: April 11 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm

Knife Skills (Hands-on Class)

Ready to take your kitchen know-how to the next level? Then it’s time to sharpen your knife skills—the foundation of every great home chef. Come gather ’round our chef to learn and practice techniques guaranteed to save you time in the kitchen and lend more creativity to the dishes you make. Your new skills and confidence will be sure to impress your family and friends! While no meal is prepared in class, we’ll send you home with the products of…

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Date: April 12 @ 8:00 am1:30 pm

Culinary Boot Camp – Basic Training

A prerequisite for every at-home chef, Basic Training Boot Camp gives you the hands-on foundation of knowledge and skill to take you to a higher level of cooking. In this 5-day, hands-on course, you’ll develop a command of classic culinary methods and techniques, including mise en place, knife skills, soup and stock production, and sauce making. You will also learn and use a variety of cooking methods, like roasting, grilling, sautéing, pan-frying, stir-frying, braising, poaching, and steaming. Basic Training Boot…

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Date: April 13 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

CIA Skills: Creating Market Basket Menus (Hands-on Class)

Are you looking for inspiration and ideas for creating seasonal meals at home? In this hands-on class, we’ll explore a seasonal approach to making delicious dishes with local produce and exciting flavor combinations. We’ll dive into classic flavor pairings so that you always have the tools you need to craft unique meals at home. No more worrying about what’s on the menu! You’ll learn how to turn your market basket into healthy, fresh meals every day. Learn more and register…

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Date: April 13 @ 3:30 pm5:00 pm

Pairing Basics: Global Flavor Interactions

We know a little salt on your steak or a little lemon on your fish will change the flavor of the wine you’re tasting, but what about soy sauce? Habaneros? Fresh herbs? Expand your pairing horizons by tasting five wines alongside our selection of distinct components. We’ll introduce you to a new world of flavor interactions from Asian to Latin to Mediterranean. Together, we’ll discover how to find the perfect fit for your adventurous meal! Learn more and register >

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Date: April 14 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Special Edition – Fun with Food

Come join us for the best excuse to play with your food! In this spring edition class, we’ll talk about different foods that not only taste good but look great when used as dyes for clothing, eggs, and more. Bring a plain white t-shirt for each family member attending so that you can take part in the fun. And, of course, there will be snacks! Fun for ages 4+. All children must be accompanied by at least one adult. All…

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Date: April 15 @ 10:00 am1:00 pm

Young Chef – Basic Ages 9-12 (Hands-on Class)

If your child love to cook, this camp is the perfect way to introduce him or her to the professional kitchen and learn new cooking and baking techniques from our chefs. Fun and fantastic food awaits, in this hands-on program that will provide your budding young chef with pro skills they can build on and put to use back at home!     DRESS CODE: We require that each attendee wear long pants and close-toed shoes for safety reasons. We…

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Date: April 17 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Skill Development Boot Camp for Parent’s and Teens

Magic happens in the kitchen, and who better to share it with than your favorite teen? In this 2-day hands-on boot camp, you’ll join other parent-teen duos to learn the basics of cooking – together! Alongside a CIA chef-instructor, you’ll start by learning how to handle a knife and make knife cuts. Then we’ll dive right into cooking methods (roasting, sautéing…) and prepare a full menu of awesome dishes—including dessert! Bring your sense of adventure and your appetite, and prepare…

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Date: April 17 @ 6:00 pm7:15 pm

California Up & Comers: 5 Regions You Should Know

Taste and learn about the exceptional and emerging wines from five up-and-coming California regions. We’ll explore the grapes, techniques, and locations that are inspiring today’s California winemakers. With so many exciting and enticing options, we’re sure you’ll find at least one to add to your new favorites at home. Learn more and register >

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Date: April 18 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Skill Development Boot Camp for Parent’s and Teens

Magic happens in the kitchen, and who better to share it with than your favorite teen? In this 2-day hands-on boot camp, you’ll join other parent-teen duos to learn the basics of cooking – together! Alongside a CIA chef-instructor, you’ll start by learning how to handle a knife and make knife cuts. Then we’ll dive right into cooking methods (roasting, sautéing…) and prepare a full menu of awesome dishes—including dessert! Bring your sense of adventure and your appetite, and prepare…

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Date: April 19 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Young Chef: Latin Cuisine (Ages 13+, Hands-on Class)

If your teen loves to cook, this camp is the perfect way for him or her to explore the professional kitchen and learn new cooking and baking techniques from our chefs. Fun and fantastic Latin-inspired dishes await, in a full-day program of hands-on cooking, chef demonstrations, tours, lectures, and more. After a day of discovery and creativity, your young chef will have newfound confidence and pro skills they can build on and put to use back at home!    …

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Date: April 19 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm

Flatbreads from Around the World (Hands-on Class)

Flatbreads are among the world’s oldest and most commonly eaten breads. Whether served savory or sweet, puffed up or rolled thin, these internationally inspired, flavorful breads are sure to become a party-pleaser or favorite go-to dish at your next gathering. With fresh seasonal ingredients in-hand, our experts will share the techniques you need for mixing and rolling dough and creating zesty sauces with mouthwatering topping combinations and dips that will take this simple and quick-to-cook delicious bread “beyond pizza” every…

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Date: April 20 @ 11:00 am12:00 pm

Pairing Principles: Wine and Chocolate

Everything goes better with chocolate, including wine! In this class, you’ll get great tips for balancing the bitterness, sweetness, and intensity in wines to provide the perfect pairing for your favorite chocolate. Take a journey with us as we explore where chocolate comes from and how to create great flavor and texture combinations. There’s a pairing for every wine and chocolate lover in this class! Learn more and register >

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Date: April 20 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Chef’s Class: CIA Farm to Table

Farm to table is more than a restaurant buzz word — it’s a frame of mind, and you don’t have to be a farmer or a chef to get in on the fun. The Napa Valley is home to some of the world’s best produce, some grown right here at the CIA, and in this chef demonstration, you’ll learn tips, tricks, and techniques to use the best of your farmers’ market finds to create meals that are full of flavor,…

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Date: April 20 @ 6:00 pm7:15 pm

Bubbles for Every Occasion

Whether you’re spending time with your love, your family, your friends or just yourself (and your cat), sparkling wines from all over the world can make every moment a happy one. We’ll talk about tasting, buying, serving and fun pairings for sparkling wine. We’ll have unique versions of this class giving special attention to seasonal foods, upcoming holidays, and traditions that are right on the horizon.  You’ll also get the chance to compare wines from many price points and styles…

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Date: April 23 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Grilling & BBQ Boot Camp (2-day)

So, you have a grill and all the fancy tools and gadgets that go with it, but you don’t know quite what to do with them? After spending two days in our condensed, yet comprehensive BBQ Boot Camp, you’ll not only be able to grill the perfect steak, but you’ll also be able to hot smoke, barbecue (low & slow cooking), and smoke-roast, everything from seafood, meat, and poultry to vegetables, side dishes, and desserts. You’ll also discuss the fundamentals…

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Date: April 24 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Grilling & BBQ Boot Camp (2-day)

So, you have a grill and all the fancy tools and gadgets that go with it, but you don’t know quite what to do with them? After spending two days in our condensed, yet comprehensive BBQ Boot Camp, you’ll not only be able to grill the perfect steak, but you’ll also be able to hot smoke, barbecue (low & slow cooking), and smoke-roast, everything from seafood, meat, and poultry to vegetables, side dishes, and desserts. You’ll also discuss the fundamentals…

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Date: April 24 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

The History of Napa Valley in 8 Glasses

Come learn the rich history of the Napa Valley wine industry as we taste our way through the wines of notable pioneers, made in diverse soils, and unique micro-climates. We’ll discuss the winemaking challenges that have occurred along the way—phylloxera, prohibition, Pinot Noir—and the game-changing events that have shaped one of the most influential wine regions in the world. This class will have occasional guest appearances from our friends, the Napa Valley Vintners. Learn more and register >

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Date: April 26 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

The Secret Wines of Napa Valley

No matter what you like to drink, there’s a Napa Valley wine for you. The amazing diversity of climates, soils and world-class winemaking talent allows us to grow and produce over 100 different grape varieties for wine in a broad range of styles. In this class, we’ll taste six examples of sometimes unexpected, sometimes rare, but always delicious wines that may become your new favorites, as we learn the stories of pioneers and visionaries from the nearly 180 years of…

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Date: April 28 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

Handmade Dumplings & Dim Sum (Hands-on Class)

Want to impress your friends with a dim sum party? Come learn the techniques to make popular dim sum dishes at home. We’ll steam and deep fry our way to a delicious brunchtime meal, and you’ll be amazed at how easy (and delicious) homemade dim sum and dumplings can be! Learn more and register >

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Date: April 28 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Cakes and Cupcakes

Come join us for a sweet day as we explore two of our favorite desserts: cakes and cupcakes! Learn how to make beautiful, multi-leveled cakes with perfectly smooth buttercream, delicious fluffy cupcakes—and even homemade sprinkles. We’ll share all things decorating and then give you time to go and create your own cupcake masterpiece in class.  Fun for ages 4+. All children must be accompanied by at least one adult. All adults must be accompanied by at least one child. Please…

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May 2019

Date: May 2 @ 12:00 pm1:00 pm

Chef’s Class: Homemade Fresh Cheese

Let’s discover the remarkable taste and versatility of fresh cheese! In this class, you’ll learn how easy it can be to make your own cheeses like mozzarella, ricotta, mascarpone, and more! Our CIA chefs will share tips on cooking techniques, equipment must-haves, and how to source the best dairy products for creating flavorful cheeses. You’ll leave knowing how to prepare not only cheese, but how to create dishes with these delicious cheeses as the star ingredient. Come join us and…

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Date: May 4 @ 9:00 am2:00 pm

Global Street Foods (Hands-on Class)

While we love fine dining and beautiful restaurants, street food is the quickest (and maybe the most fun!) way to learn about a new region and its culture. Made by local artisans with traditional tools and techniques, the food you find in stalls, trucks, and markets gives you an insight into the culture, ingredients, and community. In this hands-on class, learn about some of the world’s best street food, whether its found on a stick, in a bowl, or sandwiched…

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Date: May 6 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Plant-Powered Cooking Boot Camp

The future of food is green, and the culinary landscape is evolving to meet plant-forward cooking head on. Using umami-rich mushrooms, protein-packed legumes, and other nutrient-dense, but full-of-flavor ingredients, cooks are seeing past the old steak and eggs to a more sustainable and healthful menu. In this 5-day boot camp, work side-by-side with CIA chef instructors to learn the techniques, ingredients, and recipes behind the lifestyle. This boot camp can be paired with our Plant-Forward Baking course, since no menu…

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Date: May 7 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Plant-Powered Cooking Boot Camp

The future of food is green, and the culinary landscape is evolving to meet plant-forward cooking head on. Using umami-rich mushrooms, protein-packed legumes, and other nutrient-dense, but full-of-flavor ingredients, cooks are seeing past the old steak and eggs to a more sustainable and healthful menu. In this 5-day boot camp, work side-by-side with CIA chef instructors to learn the techniques, ingredients, and recipes behind the lifestyle. This boot camp can be paired with our Plant-Forward Baking course, since no menu…

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Date: May 8 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Plant-Powered Cooking Boot Camp

The future of food is green, and the culinary landscape is evolving to meet plant-forward cooking head on. Using umami-rich mushrooms, protein-packed legumes, and other nutrient-dense, but full-of-flavor ingredients, cooks are seeing past the old steak and eggs to a more sustainable and healthful menu. In this 5-day boot camp, work side-by-side with CIA chef instructors to learn the techniques, ingredients, and recipes behind the lifestyle. This boot camp can be paired with our Plant-Forward Baking course, since no menu…

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Date: May 8 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Napa Valley vs. The World

How do wines like New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, Italian Sangiovese, and French Bordeaux compare with the wines we make in California? What are the key factors that determine a grape’s characteristics, and how may those factors change when exploring a wine from Europe or North America? How can we understand our preferences for one wine or another, and are those preferences strictly based on flavor? Join us for a series of eight comparative tastings of the wines of Napa Valley…

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Date: May 9 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Plant-Powered Cooking Boot Camp

The future of food is green, and the culinary landscape is evolving to meet plant-forward cooking head on. Using umami-rich mushrooms, protein-packed legumes, and other nutrient-dense, but full-of-flavor ingredients, cooks are seeing past the old steak and eggs to a more sustainable and healthful menu. In this 5-day boot camp, work side-by-side with CIA chef instructors to learn the techniques, ingredients, and recipes behind the lifestyle. This boot camp can be paired with our Plant-Forward Baking course, since no menu…

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Date: May 9 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm

Knife Skills (Hands-On Class)

Ready to take your kitchen know-how to the next level? Then it’s time to sharpen your knife skills—the foundation of every great home chef. Come gather ’round our chef to learn and practice techniques guaranteed to save you time in the kitchen and lend more creativity to the dishes you make. Your new skills and confidence will be sure to impress your family and friends! While no meal is prepared in class, we’ll send you home with the products of…

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Date: May 10 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Creative Plant-Based Meals (Hands-on Class)

Are you looking for new ways to create healthy and delicious meals at home? Join us as we delve into plant-forward dishes that incorporate flavorful ingredients, without taking away everything you love about meat-based protein. In this hands-on class, we’ll explore some of our favorite recipes, and share our tips and techniques for making them healthier with fruits and produce, whole grains, nuts and seeds, legumes and beans, and more. Even your most avid meat-eater won’t be able to leave…

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Date: May 10 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Plant-Powered Cooking Boot Camp

The future of food is green, and the culinary landscape is evolving to meet plant-forward cooking head on. Using umami-rich mushrooms, protein-packed legumes, and other nutrient-dense, but full-of-flavor ingredients, cooks are seeing past the old steak and eggs to a more sustainable and healthful menu. In this 5-day boot camp, work side-by-side with CIA chef instructors to learn the techniques, ingredients, and recipes behind the lifestyle. This boot camp can be paired with our Plant-Forward Baking course, since no menu…

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Date: May 10 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

The History of Napa in 8 Glasses

Come learn the rich history of the Napa Valley wine industry as we taste our way through the wines of notable pioneers, made in diverse soils, and unique micro-climates. We’ll discuss the winemaking challenges that have occurred along the way—phylloxera, prohibition, Pinot Noir—and the game-changing events that have shaped one of the most influential wine regions in the world. This class will have occasional guest appearances from our friends, the Napa Valley Vintners. Learn more and register >

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Date: May 11 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

CIA Skills: Handmade Fresh Cheese (Hands-on Class)

There is nothing like making cheese from scratch! Follow along as our chef demonstrates recipes you never realized were so simple. You will prepare a variety of fresh cheeses, such as mozzarella, burrata, ricotta, and also crème fraîche. You will leave knowing how to prepare dishes with these delicious cheeses as the star ingredient! Learn more and register >

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Date: May 11 @ 5:30 pm6:45 pm

Bubbles for Every Occasion

Whether you’re spending time with your love, your family, your friends or just yourself (and your cat), sparkling wines from all over the world can make every moment a happy one. We’ll talk about tasting, buying, serving and fun pairings for sparkling wine. We’ll have unique versions of this class giving special attention to seasonal foods, upcoming holidays, and traditions that are right on the horizon.  You’ll also get the chance to compare wines from many price points and styles…

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Date: May 12 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

Chef’s Table: Sunday Brunch – Celebrating Mom

Join us in the kitchen for food and fun at The Chef’s Table! In these intimate, interactive events, you’ll gather round the table in the Napa Valley Vintners Theater demonstration kitchen and watch our chefs work their magic as you learn great tips and techniques along the way. Ask the chef questions, relax with friends, and enjoy delicious food and beverage pairings in an up-close-and-personal venue. You won’t leave hungry! Class instruction will include tricks of the trade when it…

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Date: May 12 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Brunch Favorites – Celebrating Mom

Start your Sunday off right with everyone’s favorite–waffles, pancakes, and crêpes–oh my! Whether you’re getting everyone out the door early or planning a more leisurely brunch, we’ll teach you how to prepare fresh flavor combinations of sweet and savory batters for a quick meal, with make-ahead tips you can bring back to your kitchen. We’ll show you how to create your own batter variations, including fun ideas for fillings and toppings from fruits to herbs to nuts and cheeses and…

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Date: May 13 @ 8:00 am1:30 pm

The Best of Boot Camp 5-Day

CIA boot camps are legendary, and this Best Of Boot Camp brings together the highlights of some of our most popular classes into one 5-day program. On each themed day, you’ll learn and practice hands-on culinary skills and experience exciting new flavors, all with the helpful guidance of our famed chef-instructors. You’ll start with the basics as you dive into knife skills and culinary fundamentals, moving onto essential techniques. Once you’ve mastered the foundations, you’ll explore the international cuisines of…

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Date: May 14 @ 8:00 am1:30 pm

The Best of Boot Camp 5-Day

CIA boot camps are legendary, and this Best Of Boot Camp brings together the highlights of some of our most popular classes into one 5-day program. On each themed day, you’ll learn and practice hands-on culinary skills and experience exciting new flavors, all with the helpful guidance of our famed chef-instructors. You’ll start with the basics as you dive into knife skills and culinary fundamentals, moving onto essential techniques. Once you’ve mastered the foundations, you’ll explore the international cuisines of…

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Date: May 15 @ 8:00 am1:30 pm

The Best of Boot Camp 5-Day

CIA boot camps are legendary, and this Best Of Boot Camp brings together the highlights of some of our most popular classes into one 5-day program. On each themed day, you’ll learn and practice hands-on culinary skills and experience exciting new flavors, all with the helpful guidance of our famed chef-instructors. You’ll start with the basics as you dive into knife skills and culinary fundamentals, moving onto essential techniques. Once you’ve mastered the foundations, you’ll explore the international cuisines of…

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Date: May 16 @ 8:00 am1:30 pm

The Best of Boot Camp 5-Day

CIA boot camps are legendary, and this Best Of Boot Camp brings together the highlights of some of our most popular classes into one 5-day program. On each themed day, you’ll learn and practice hands-on culinary skills and experience exciting new flavors, all with the helpful guidance of our famed chef-instructors. You’ll start with the basics as you dive into knife skills and culinary fundamentals, moving onto essential techniques. Once you’ve mastered the foundations, you’ll explore the international cuisines of…

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Date: May 16 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Chef’s Class: Mangia Italiano

If your expertise in Italian cuisine is limited to cooking pasta and eating pizza, you’ll be amongst friends as you get the inside scoop on how to make your favorite Italian dishes at home. Our CIA chef instructors are ready to answer your burning questions (seriously, what is a bucatini?) and show you new dishes, ingredients, and techniques from up and down the boot. Learn about the cherished cuisine of Italy in this demonstration class. You’ll take home delicious ideas for classic…

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Date: May 17 @ 8:00 am1:30 pm

The Best of Boot Camp 5-Day

CIA boot camps are legendary, and this Best Of Boot Camp brings together the highlights of some of our most popular classes into one 5-day program. On each themed day, you’ll learn and practice hands-on culinary skills and experience exciting new flavors, all with the helpful guidance of our famed chef-instructors. You’ll start with the basics as you dive into knife skills and culinary fundamentals, moving onto essential techniques. Once you’ve mastered the foundations, you’ll explore the international cuisines of…

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Date: May 17 @ 4:00 pm7:00 pm

CIA Skills: Fresh Pasta (Hands-on Class)

Quick to cook, easy to customize, and always flavorful, it’s no wonder pasta is always a f avorite!  From basic comfort food to more elegant dressed up versions, pasta offers endless possibilities. Join us for a fun, hands-on cooking experience, where you’ll learn how to make your own fresh pasta, plus gain the techniques you need for rolling, cutting, and shaping perfect pasta every time. You’ll leave with new skills and innovative and seasonal recipes that you can bring back to your…

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Date: May 18 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Chef’s Class: Mediterranean Table

From the spice markets of North Africa to the tapas bars of Spain and the irresistible vegetable dishes of Turkey, the rich imagery of Mediterranean cuisine is enticing. This eclectic culinary tradition reflects a long history with deeply-rooted traditions, and in this demonstration class, you’ll experience a taste with the use of techniques, spices, and other unique ingredients – or familiar ingredients used a new way! Our CIA chefs will explore the must-have pantry ingredients and methods used to prepare…

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Date: May 18 @ 5:30 pm6:45 pm

California Up & Comers: 5 Regions You Should Know

Taste and learn about the exceptional and emerging wines from five up-and-coming California regions. We’ll explore the grapes, techniques, and locations that are inspiring today’s California winemakers. With so many exciting and enticing options, we’re sure you’ll find at least one to add to your new favorites at home. Learn more and register >

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Date: May 19 @ 11:00 am1:00 pm

Meal Prep 101 (Hands-on Class)

How can you spend less time prepping your food and more time enjoying it? Our chefs will share their expert tips in the kitchen, so you can learn how to make meal prep easier and quicker at home. Join us for a two-hour, hands-on course that focuses on basic cooking fundamentals and menu planning techniques for creating simple, delicious meals using fresh and flavorful ingredients. Start having more fun meal prepping today! There is no meal included during class, but…

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Date: May 19 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: How to Make Eclairs & Their Cousins

Did you know it takes about the same amount of time to whip up a batch of éclairs as it does to make a batch of muffins? Come learn how just one dough can be turned into all sorts of crowd-pleasers such as éclairs, cream puffs, gougères, churros, and beignets!  We’ll take away the “fancy” and leave only the fun—but get ready to roll up your sleeves. In this hands-on class, we will teach you simple techniques for preparing the…

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Date: May 22 @ 6:00 pm7:15 pm

Somm’s Class: It’s PINK Season

Think Pink drinks are just for garden parties and blushing brides? Think again my friend. In this warm weather class, we’ll taste examples of the hottest trends in dry rosé wines and modern mixology to add some zing to your options during this season. Learn the lingo of rosé winemaking, food and wine pairing favorites, wine buying tips and the best way to make a beautiful, balanced cocktail when you’re in the mood to shake and stir. Get a taste…

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Date: May 23 @ 8:00 am1:30 pm

Skill Development Boot Camp

If you’re a serious food-lover ready to take your skills to the next level, come join us in the kitchens at the CIA to bring out your inner-culinarian. This 2-day hands-on boot camp offers an accelerated, comprehensive lesson in culinary arts that will give you the confidence and dexterity to shine. Explore key fundamental techniques, hone your knife skills, and find answers to your burning culinary questions with our renowned chef-instructors. Learn more and register >

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Date: May 24 @ 8:00 am1:30 pm

Skill Development Boot Camp

If you’re a serious food-lover ready to take your skills to the next level, come join us in the kitchens at the CIA to bring out your inner-culinarian. This 2-day hands-on boot camp offers an accelerated, comprehensive lesson in culinary arts that will give you the confidence and dexterity to shine. Explore key fundamental techniques, hone your knife skills, and find answers to your burning culinary questions with our renowned chef-instructors. Learn more and register >

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Date: May 24 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm

Chef’s Table: Farm Fare

Join us in the kitchen for an evening of food and fun at The Chef’s Table! In these intimate, interactive dinner events, you’ll gather round the table in the Napa Valley Vintners Theater demonstration kitchen and watch our chefs work their magic as you learn great tips and techniques along the way. Ask the chef questions, relax with friends, and enjoy delicious food and beverage pairings in an up-close-and-personal venue. You won’t leave hungry! Class instruction will include creating artistic…

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Date: May 25 @ 3:30 pm5:00 pm

Pairing Basics: Global Flavor Interactions

We know a little salt on your steak or a little lemon on your fish will change the flavor of the wine you’re tasting, but what about soy sauce? Habaneros? Fresh herbs? Expand your pairing horizons by tasting five wines alongside our selection of distinct components. We’ll introduce you to a new world of flavor interactions from Asian to Latin to Mediterranean. Together, we’ll discover how to find the perfect fit for your adventurous meal! Learn more and register >

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Date: May 26 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: PIZZA

Turn your home kitchen into your family’s favorite pizzeria after just one hour with us! In this class, we’ll explore many pizza crusts and creative toppings for each season, and each person in the family, so that you can eat pizza all year long! No matter what kind of pizza you like, you’ll leave knowing plenty of new ways to make one of the world’s favorite foods: PIZZA! Fun for ages 4+. All children must be accompanied by at least…

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Date: May 26 @ 4:00 pm5:15 pm

Somm’s Class: Seasonal Cocktails From the Garden

Fresh, natural, and healthy are not necessarily words we associate with cocktails, but in this garden to glass demonstration, you’ll learn how to take what’s in your garden or what’s in season to create new flavorful drinks. You’ll discover how to make your own fruit syrups, vegetable juices, herbs, spices, and flowers. Nothing botanical is out of the question when it comes to combining spirits, wine, and other freshly picked items into a delicious libation. Recipes and demonstrations will change…

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Date: May 27 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

CIA Skills: Grilling Like a Pro (Hands-on Class)

Nothing reminds us that summer is here more than the aroma of food sizzling on a grill. We’re here to bring your backyard party to the next level with important techniques that every grill master should know. We’ll showcase that smoky goodness in a variety of flavor-packed dishes. In this hands-on class, you’ll learn the tips, tricks, and trade secrets to perfect your grilling game this season! Learn more and register >

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Date: May 30 @ 3:30 pm4:30 pm

Pairing Principles: Wine and Cheese

Come celebrate one of our favorite pairings: wine and cheese! The artisan cheese makers of California are setting the pace in the United States for incredible quality and selection, and their cheeses positively shine when coupled with Napa Valley wines. In this class, we will evaluate each cheese for flavor and texture, and experiment with dynamic and complementary pairings so that you’re prepared to dazzle your guests with all you’ve learned. Learn more and register >

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Date: May 30 @ 4:00 pm7:00 pm

CIA Skills: Flavors of the New Spanish Table (Hands-on Class)

Exquisite in its simplicity and representative of the casual entertaining of Spain, tapas are all the rage! These incredibly satisfying small bites have become popular throughout the world. From light finger foods to hearty dishes, this intriguing class will introduce you to the recipes and techniques for making Spain’s little plates. We’ll use ingredients such as olive oil, almonds and hazelnuts, piquillo peppers, saffron, anchovies, coarse sea salt, and smoky paprika. Olé! Learn more and register >

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Date: May 31 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

Peruvian Cuisine (Hands-on Class)

Come and explore the exciting world of Peruvian gastronomy! Join us as we dive into Peru’s rich history, and how the culinary traditions of its past are driving what’s being served today. From light appetizers to hearty stews, you’ll learn all about the ingredients, cooking techniques, and dishes that the country is known for, as you prepare regional favorites like empanadas, tiraditos, ceviche, papas, and other mouthwatering creations. Learn more and register >

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Date: May 31 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Napa Valley vs. The World

How do wines like New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, Italian Sangiovese, and French Bordeaux compare with the wines we make in California? What are the key factors that determine a grape’s characteristics, and how may those factors change when exploring a wine from Europe or North America? How can we understand our preferences for one wine or another, and are those preferences strictly based on flavor? Join us for a series of eight comparative tastings of the wines of Napa Valley…

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June 2019

Date: June 1 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

CIA Skills: Flavors of the New Spanish Table (Hands-on Class)

Exquisite in its simplicity and representative of the casual entertaining of Spain, tapas are all the rage! These incredibly satisfying small bites have become popular throughout the world. From light finger foods to hearty dishes, this intriguing class will introduce you to the recipes and techniques for making Spain’s little plates. We’ll use ingredients such as olive oil, almonds and hazelnuts, piquillo peppers, saffron, anchovies, coarse sea salt, and smoky paprika. Olé! Learn more and register >

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Date: June 1 @ 3:30 pm5:00 pm

Pairing Basics: White with Fry, Red with Roast?

White with fry? Red with Roast? When you choose a cooking method, you are choosing to change not only your main ingredient, but the texture and flavor of the meat, fish, or vegetable. How does the cooking method matter when you reach for a bottle of wine? How does caramelization affect how potatoes taste with a rich Chardonnay? Will grilling your lamb chop tame the bitterness of your Syrah? What’s the ultimate match for crispy fried chicken? We’ll taste an…

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Date: June 2 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Cool Condiments

Have you ever wondered how to add zest, tang, spice, sweetness, and more to your favorite sauces and condiments? Put away those store-bought versions, and learn how to use fresh, flavorful ingredients to create tasty and more complex condiments. You’ll learn versions of our favorite classics like barbecue, honey mustard, ketchup, and more so that everyone around the table can enjoy a dish that is uniquely theirs. Fun for ages 4+. All children must be accompanied by at least one…

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Date: June 5 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm

Pairing Principles: Wine and Cheese

Come celebrate one of our favorite pairings: wine and cheese! The artisan cheese makers of California are setting the pace in the United States for incredible quality and selection, and their cheeses positively shine when coupled with Napa Valley wines. In this class, we will evaluate each cheese for flavor and texture, and experiment with dynamic and complementary pairings so that you’re prepared to dazzle your guests with all you’ve learned. Learn more and register >

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Date: June 6 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Chef’s Class: CIA Farm to Table

Farm to table is more than a restaurant buzz word — it’s a frame of mind, and you don’t have to be a farmer or a chef to get in on the fun. The Napa Valley is home to some of the world’s best produce, some grown right here at the CIA, and in this chef demonstration, you’ll learn tips, tricks, and techniques to use the best of your farmers’ market finds to create meals that are full of flavor,…

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Date: June 7 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Chef’s Class: Classic Provençal

There is no notion more romantic than sitting side-by-side at a French bistro as lavender-scented breezes amble through. France’s Provence region stretches from the mountains to the sea, and it is the origin for some of the country’s most iconic dishes, like bouillabaisse, ratatouille, and pissaladière. In this demonstration class, our CIA chefs will show you the very best to add to your culinary repertoire and bring a little romance to your own kitchen. Travel through the French countryside as…

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Date: June 8 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

Knife Skills (Hands-On Class)

Ready to take your kitchen know-how to the next level? Then it’s time to sharpen your knife skills—the foundation of every great home chef. Come gather ’round our chef to learn and practice techniques guaranteed to save you time in the kitchen and lend more creativity to the dishes you make. Your new skills and confidence will be sure to impress your family and friends! While no meal is prepared in class, we’ll send you home with the products of…

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Date: June 8 @ 4:30 pm5:45 pm

Somm’s Class: It’s PINK Season

Think Pink drinks are just for garden parties and blushing brides? Think again my friend. In this warm weather class, we’ll taste examples of the hottest trends in dry rosé wines and modern mixology to add some zing to your options during this season. Learn the lingo of rosé winemaking, food and wine pairing favorites, wine buying tips and the best way to make a beautiful, balanced cocktail when you’re in the mood to shake and stir. Get a taste…

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Date: June 9 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

Handmade Dim Sum & Dumplings (Hands-on Class)

Want to impress your friends with a dim sum party? Come learn the techniques to make popular dim sum dishes at home. We’ll steam and deep fry our way to a delicious brunchtime meal, and you’ll be amazed at how easy (and delicious) homemade dim sum and dumplings can be! Learn more and register >

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Date: June 9 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Summer Sammies

Step aside, PB & J—sandwiches don’t have to start and end between two slices of bread anymore! In this demonstration-style class, we’ll explore all kinds of delicious sandwich ideas for you and your family to enjoy at home, using fresh, seasonal ingredients from the garden and easy-to-find items from the market. Come learn how to put a new flavorful twist on your favorite sandwich, so that everyone around the table can enjoy a tasty ‘sammie’ that is uniquely theirs! Fun…

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Date: June 13 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Chef’s Class: Indian Cuisine

Have you ever wondered what combination of spices go into the delicious dishes at your favorite Indian restaurant? Our chef will teach you the techniques to make craveable crowd favorites, like vegetable samosas and chicken tikka masala, so that you can host an Indian feast of your own! Example recipes include Chicken Tikka Masala and Potato and Peas Samosas Learn more and register >

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Date: June 14 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm

Flatbreads from Around the World (Hands-on Class)

Flatbreads are among the world’s oldest and most commonly eaten breads. Whether served savory or sweet, puffed up or rolled thin, these internationally inspired, flavorful breads are sure to become a party-pleaser or favorite go-to dish at your next gathering. With fresh seasonal ingredients in-hand, our experts will share the techniques you need for mixing and rolling dough and creating zesty sauces with mouthwatering topping combinations and dips that will take this simple and quick-to-cook delicious bread “beyond pizza” every…

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Date: June 15 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

Chilean Cuisine (Hands-on Class)

Let’s explore the local ingredients and flavors of Chile’s diverse and rich culinary traditions. From European to indigenous influences, Chile’s modern food scene has been driven by its geography and climate, which hosts a wide range of delicious foods like seafood and grilled meats, stews or cazuelas and pasteles, empanadas, corn, beans, tropical fruits, and, of course, excellent local wines. Join us as we introduce you to the recipes and techniques for preparing these regional favorites along with the many…

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Date: June 15 @ 10:00 am1:00 pm

CIA Skills: Grilling Like a Pro (Hands-on Class)

Nothing reminds us that summer is here more than the aroma of food sizzling on a grill. We’re here to bring your backyard party to the next level with important techniques that every grill master should know. We’ll showcase that smoky goodness in a variety of flavor-packed dishes. In this hands-on class, you’ll learn the tips, tricks, and trade secrets to perfect your grilling game this season! Learn more and register >

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Date: June 15 @ 3:30 pm4:30 pm

Pairing Principles: Wine and Chocolate

Everything goes better with chocolate, including wine! In this class, you’ll get great tips for balancing the bitterness, sweetness, and intensity in wines to provide the perfect pairing for your favorite chocolate. Take a journey with us as we explore where chocolate comes from and how to create great flavor and texture combinations. There’s a pairing for every wine and chocolate lover in this class! Learn more and register >

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Date: June 16 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Special Edition – Dinner for Dad

Come celebrate Dad (and his favorite foods) with this special edition of Family Funday! We’ll teach the basics of making great burgers and step it up a notch with homemade buns and ketchup. Not to mention, we’ll teach you how to make delicious potato chips, so that you have the staples for a great go-to summer meal that everyone can make together. We’ll have a custom slider bar so that you can create your own unique burger at the end…

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Date: June 19 @ 6:00 pm7:15 pm

The Secret Wines of Napa Valley

No matter what you like to drink, there’s a Napa Valley wine for you. The amazing diversity of climates, soils and world-class winemaking talent allows us to grow and produce over 100 different grape varieties for wine in a broad range of styles. In this class, we’ll taste six examples of sometimes unexpected, sometimes rare, but always delicious wines that may become your new favorites, as we learn the stories of pioneers and visionaries from the nearly 180 years of…

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Date: June 20 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Chef’s Class: No-Bake Summertime Desserts

Most months, nothing can get between you and your sweet tooth. But once summer rolls around, most of us will do anything to avoid turning on the oven, even for blueberry pie. If this sounds like you, join us in this demonstration class, where our CIA chefs will show you our favorite beat-the-heat, no-cook summertime desserts. Come cool down with us while we whip up our favorite summer treats without breaking a sweat. Don’t forget to bring your sweet tooth!…

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Date: June 21 @ 2:00 pm3:30 pm

Pairing Basics: Basic Flavor Interactions

We know a little salt on your steak or a little lemon on your fish will change the flavor of the wine you’re tasting, but what about soy sauce? Habaneros? Fresh herbs? Expand your pairing horizons by tasting five wines alongside our selection of distinct components. We’ll introduce you to a new world of flavor interactions from Asian to Latin to Mediterranean. Together, we’ll discover how to find the perfect fit for your adventurous meal! Learn more and register >

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Date: June 21 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm

Chef’s Table: California Bounty

Join us in the kitchen for food and fun at The Chef’s Table! In these intimate, interactive events, you’ll gather round the table in the Napa Valley Vintners Theater demonstration kitchen and watch our chefs work their magic as you learn great tips and techniques along the way. Ask the chef questions, relax with friends, and enjoy delicious food and beverage pairings in an up-close-and-personal venue. You won’t leave hungry! Class instruction will include tricks of the trade when it…

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Date: June 22 @ 10:30 am12:30 pm

Preserving: Curing, Drying, Confit (Hands-on Class)

Preserving is not just about canning fruits and vegetables. Have you ever imagined making your own Gravlax? How about rillettes or at-home jerky? In this hands-on class, you’ll learn our secrets for safely and deliciously preserving foods, as we guide you step-by-step through techniques you can take back to your kitchen. We’ll explore methods including confit, salting, and drying so that you can easily preserve the foods you love! There is no meal included during class, but attendees will take…

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Date: June 22 @ 3:30 pm5:00 pm

How To: Taste Wine in 90 Seconds

From tongue to brain stem takes just nanoseconds and yet a Master Sommelier candidate has a little over four minutes to taste, evaluate, and identify wines. What happens in between? How much time do you really need to figure out what you think and how you feel about a wine? In this class, you’ll taste five wines, learn the lingo, understand what you prefer, and how to enjoy it with food, family, and friends. You’ll leave with a practical, fun,…

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Date: June 23 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

The Craft of Butchery and Charcuterie Boot Camp (2-Day)

Join Chef Brian Polcyn and writer-author Michael Ruhlman in a two-day boot camp all about the pig—from whole-hog butchery all the way down to the finer points of pâtés. Honoring the pig and honoring the ancient craft of charcuterie is their passion. Chef Polcyn is a two-time best-selling author, restaurateur, and teacher. Michael Ruhlman is the author of more than two dozen books and has worked with many legendary chefs in their kitchens. Together, Polcyn and Ruhlman have teamed up…

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Date: June 23 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Snazzy Snacks

It’s time to add a little DIY to the snack cupboard! With all of the options available at the supermarket, how can you create similar (and healthier) items at home? Join us, as we create some well-known snack favorites from scratch—and start creating flavorful, fresh, easy-to-make “snazzy snacks” that the whole family will enjoy. Sample recipes include: Chocolate Hazlenut Spread, Classic (or not-so-classic) Hummus, and one snazzy surprise. Fun for ages 4+. All children must be accompanied by at least…

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Date: June 24 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

The Craft of Butchery and Charcuterie Boot Camp (2-Day)

Join Chef Brian Polcyn and writer-author Michael Ruhlman in a two-day boot camp all about the pig—from whole-hog butchery all the way down to the finer points of pâtés. Honoring the pig and honoring the ancient craft of charcuterie is their passion. Chef Polcyn is a two-time best-selling author, restaurateur, and teacher. Michael Ruhlman is the author of more than two dozen books and has worked with many legendary chefs in their kitchens. Together, Polcyn and Ruhlman have teamed up…

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Date: June 26 @ 6:00 pm7:15 pm

Somm’s Class: Seasonal Cocktails from the Garden

Fresh, natural, and healthy are not necessarily words we associate with cocktails, but in this garden to glass demonstration, you’ll learn how to take what’s in your garden or what’s in season to create new flavorful drinks. You’ll discover how to make your own fruit syrups, vegetable juices, herbs, spices, and flowers. Nothing botanical is out of the question when it comes to combining spirits, wine, and other freshly picked items into a delicious libation. Recipes and demonstrations will change…

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Date: June 28 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Wine Country Cuisine Boot Camp (3-Day)

From fresh produce to wine to artisan cheese and bread, the distinctive flavors of California’s wine country abound. Seasonal products, harvested and crafted by local purveyors, provide the foundation for the satisfying dishes prepared in this celebrated region. During this course, you’ll discover and sample the best of the cuisines of Northern California. Our chef-instructors will lead discussions on seasonal ingredients, local farming, and characteristic foods and wines of the area. In addition, the region’s world-class wines will be incorporated…

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Date: June 28 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Chef’s Class: Global Street Food

Are you ready to sample true local fare and new culinary flavors? Join us as we explore the global cuisines, cultures, and cooking techniques that have propelled “street foods” into the epicurean spotlight! You’ll walk away with expert tips and delicious recipes from our chefs that will inspire you to start creating your own casual street foods at home. Served in a bowl, on a stick, as a sandwich, or as finger food, let’s dive into these fun and unexpected…

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