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January 2020

Date: January 20 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
Rodrigo Vazquez in the kitchen, guest chef for the Estampa Pop-Up restaurant at The CIA at Copia in downtown Napa, CA.

Estampa – Spanish Cuisine Pop-Up

Salud to your heart’s delight at our Estampa! Join chef and Spain-native Rodrigo Vazquez in our Hestan Kitchen as he cooks up a Spanish-inspired menu of traditional small bites and beverages, all priced to share. That will leave you plenty of time to flamenco into the night! RSVP Now > Can’t make it to this one? Don’t fret. This season, more tasty bites will be popping up inside our Hestan Kitchen. Follow us on Instagram to stay tuned: @CIAatCopia   About Chef Rodrigo…

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Date: January 23 @ 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 favorite!  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…

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Date: January 23 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: January 24 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

Exploring Persian Cuisine (Hands-on Class)

Come explore a cuisine that is a feast for all senses and discover the amazing variety of foods and flavors across every region of Iran, from small bites and soups, to traditional flatbread and sweet desserts. Learn more about this region’s traditional ingredients like saffron, pomegranate, dates, walnuts, turmeric, and lamb in ways you’ve never even imagined. This hands-on class is packed with inspiring ideas and helpful tips along with delicious take-home recipes—everything you’ll need for recreating your own culinary…

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Date: January 24 @ 6:30 pm9:30 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: January 25 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

CIA Skills: Power of Sauces (Hands-on Class)

There’s nothing quite like a sauce to transform dinner into a true dining experience. Whether your sauce is simple or ambitious, and no matter which ingredients or method you use, the purpose of this culinary mainstay is to contribute flavor, color, and texture and enhance the food it’s paired with. Come discover the power of sauces, as you learn how to artfully and thoughtfully apply a few basic sauce-making skills.   This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on instruction…

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Date: January 25 @ 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Handmade Dim Sum and 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 meal, and you’ll be amazed at how easy (and delicious) homemade dim sum and dumplings can be! In these two (2) hour participation style classes, you will enjoy samples from the dishes you make along the way as our chef’s guide you through a fun menu paired with wine.…

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Date: January 25 @ 3:30 pm5:00 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. (21+ only) Register Now >

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Date: January 25 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: January 26 @ 10:00 am1:00 pm

CIA Skills: Thai Noodles and Curries (Hands-on Class)

Come and experience the fresh dishes and intense flavors of Thai cuisine. Learn about the staple ingredients in Thai cooking, from flavor-packed sauces and pastes, to fiery chile-based and sweet-and-sour curries. Join our CIA chefs, as they share their essential techniques, expert tips, and favorite Thai recipes—and discover how easy it is to start creating this ever-popular cuisine at home. This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on instruction and one (1) hour of time to enjoy the meal you…

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Date: January 26 @ 11:00 am12:15 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. (Ages 21+ Only) Register Now >

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Date: January 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: January 27 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
Ramen

Ramen Pop-Up

Mondays are better with ramen. That’s what’s on the menu at our Guest Chef Pop-Up this Monday, January 27. Join us and Chef Rodrigo Vazquez for a brothy bowl of umami goodness. RSVP Now > Can’t make it to this one? Don’t fret. This season, more tasty bites will be popping up inside our Hestan Kitchen. Follow us on Instagram to stay tuned: @CIAatCopia.  

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Date: January 30 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: January 31 @ 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Chef’s Class: Global Street Foods

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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Date: January 31 @ 3:30 pm5:00 pm

Pairing Basics: Basic Flavor Interactions

Do you ever wonder just how to make that Chardonnay taste fruitier, Merlot taste less bitter, or that roast chicken really sing? This class is the perfect place to begin. Starting with an unseasoned “blank canvas,” you’ll learn how 12 different food components, including examples of salt, spice, sweet, acid, fat, and umami interact with four different styles of wine. You’ll learn and taste the various ways to enhance either the flavor of the wine or the flavor of the…

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Date: January 31 @ 6:30 pm9:30 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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February 2020

Date: February 1 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: February 6 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: February 7 @ 6:30 pm9:30 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: February 8 @ 11:00 am12:15 pm

The Secret Wines of the 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: February 8 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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

Family Funday: Tacos

Get a family fiesta going with a taco making party at the CIA! In this class, we’ll explore ways to make one of our favorite flavorful foods a healthy and interactive family activity. You’ll leave knowing how to spice things up (or down!) as well as create your own taco-centric meals and even how to make your own hand-pressed tortillas so that you can turn your home kitchen into your family’s favorite taqueira! Fun for ages 4+. All children must…

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Date: February 9 @ 3:30 pm5:00 pm

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. (21+ only) Register Now >

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Date: February 10 @ 9:00 am2:30 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: February 13 @ 4:00 pm7:00 pm

CIA Skills: Cooking with Wine (Hands-on Class)

In this class, we’re not talking about enjoying a glass of wine while you cook…we mean reserving some for your recipes! That’s because wine is more than just an accompaniment with dinner; as an ingredient, it can add complex flavor to your dish. Find out how, as your instructor guides you through some of the many delicious ways you can add a little more wine to your meals—and your life. This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on instruction and…

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Date: February 13 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: February 14 @ 11:00 am1:00 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: February 14 @ 4:00 pm7:00 pm

CIA Skills: Spice it Up! (Hands-on Class)

There are so many different spices out there, from so many different countries, that it can sometimes feel a bit overwhelming. Not to worry; this class will introduce you to the wonderful world of flavor that lies right at your fingertips! In just a few hours with our chef, you’ll discover fun and creative ways to use spices to add zest and interest to any dish. This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on instruction and one (1) hour of…

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Date: February 14 @ 6:30 pm9:30 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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

Spain and the World Table (Hands-on Class)

When discussing Spanish cuisine, tapas is always the star. After all, there are few culinary traditions as fun: small plates, big flavor, and the fun of sharing over a glass of Spanish wine. Of course, Spain surely has some full-size dinner plates in its cabinets, and in this hands-on class, we’re going to explore the best of Spanish cuisine, from elegant tapas to its complex, heartier dishes. Join us to learn (and taste) the ingredients, techniques, and traditions of Spanish…

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

Julia’s Kitchen: Celebrating French Cuisine

America’s grande dame of cooking, Julia Child inspired a generation of cooks, sharing her joy of food with millions! To celebrate her life and timeless passion for cooking, we’re offering a hands-on cooking class showcasing her distinct techniques, favorite recipes, and most of all, remembering that we all learn by doing. Let’s put her tips to the test—and, together, enjoy a unique and inspirational learning experience to bring home, Julia’s way! This small, hands-on class concludes with a meal and wine. Register…

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Date: February 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! (21+ Only) Register Now >

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Date: February 15 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: February 16 @ 10:00 am1:00 pm

CIA Skills: Brunch (Hands-on Class)

Everyone loves brunchtime—comforting, irresistible dishes enjoyed at a leisurely pace with friends and family! Join us for a hands-on cooking class that explores trendy brunch foods, tips for hosting midday meals, and the techniques you need to know to take your spread to a whole new level. Whether you’re hankering for fuss-free bites, or a new, indulgent take on a classic, let us inspire you with our favorite recipes to enjoy around your brunch table at home. This class includes…

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Date: February 16 @ 11:00 am12:15 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: February 16 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Brunch Favorites

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: February 19 @ 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: February 20 @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Handmade Dim Sum and 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 meal, and you’ll be amazed at how easy (and delicious) homemade dim sum and dumplings can be! In these two (2) hour participation style classes, you will enjoy samples from the dishes you make along the way as our chef’s guide you through a fun menu paired with wine.…

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Date: February 20 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: February 21 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

CIA Skills: Thai Noodles and Curries (Hands-on Class)

Come and experience the fresh dishes and intense flavors of Thai cuisine. Learn about the staple ingredients in Thai cooking, from flavor-packed sauces and pastes, to fiery chile-based and sweet-and-sour curries. Join our CIA chefs, as they share their essential techniques, expert tips, and favorite Thai recipes—and discover how easy it is to start creating this ever-popular cuisine at home. This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on instruction and one (1) hour of time to enjoy the meal you…

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Date: February 21 @ 6:30 pm9:30 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: February 22 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

CIA Skills: Regional French Cuisine – Northwest (Hands-on Class)

In this regional cuisine series, we will explore delicious and seasonal flavors from each corner of France. Learn how to cook authentic cuisine from the Northwest region of France which boasts seafood aplenty, picturesque apple farms, and robust agriculture. In this hands-on class, you’ll discover the fundamentals and techniques for preparing rustic dishes of the countryside and classics like moules marinières and Gâteau de crêpes. You’ll learn the skills to prepare your own French favorites at home to share with…

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Date: February 22 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: February 23 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

Delicious Doughnuts (Hands-on Class)

From nostalgic old-fashioned favorites, to the latest trend-setting flavors, fillings, and glazes, let’s explore the delicious and imaginative world of doughnuts, fritters, and crullers. Learn the techniques and tips of mixing, shaping, frying, and filling your way to doughnut success. We’ll share all the flavor secrets and combinations you need for creating your own mouth-watering fried wonders to indulge in at home. Register Now >

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Date: February 23 @ 4:00 pm7:00 pm

CIA Skills: Soul Food Classics (Hands-on Class)

Get ready to feed your soul with the uniquely satisfying comfort foods and dishes of the South. You’ll learn all about this staple cuisine by exploring iconic ingredients, cooking techniques, and mainstay dishes that have become part of our American food culture. From braising, frying, and baking techniques to creating healthy twists on soul food classics, our chefs will teach you how to create mouthwatering meals that you can bring back to your home kitchen and enjoy year-round. This class…

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Date: February 23 @ 6:30 pm8:00 pm

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. (21+ only) Register Now >

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Date: February 27 @ 4:00 pm7:00 pm

CIA Skills: Power of Sauces (Hands-on Class)

There’s nothing quite like a sauce to transform dinner into a true dining experience. Whether your sauce is simple or ambitious, and no matter which ingredients or method you use, the purpose of this culinary mainstay is to contribute flavor, color, and texture and enhance the food it’s paired with. Come discover the power of sauces, as you learn how to artfully and thoughtfully apply a few basic sauce-making skills. This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on instruction and…

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Date: February 27 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: February 28 @ 1:00 pm3:00 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: February 28 @ 4:00 pm7:00 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! This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on instruction and one (1)…

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Date: February 28 @ 6:30 pm9:30 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: February 29 @ 11:00 am2:00 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: February 29 @ 3:30 pm5:00 pm

Pairing Basics: Basic Flavor Interactions

Do you ever wonder just how to make that Chardonnay taste fruitier, Merlot taste less bitter, or that roast chicken really sing? This class is the perfect place to begin. Starting with an unseasoned “blank canvas,” you’ll learn how 12 different food components, including examples of salt, spice, sweet, acid, fat, and umami interact with four different styles of wine. You’ll learn and taste the various ways to enhance either the flavor of the wine or the flavor of the…

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Date: February 29 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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March 2020

Date: March 5 @ 5:30 pm8:30 pm

Julia’s Kitchen: Celebrating French Cuisine (Hands-on Class)

America’s grande dame of cooking, Julia Child inspired a generation of cooks, sharing her joy of food with millions! To celebrate her life and timeless passion for cooking, we’re offering a hands-on cooking class showcasing her distinct techniques, favorite recipes, and most of all, remembering that we all learn by doing. Let’s put her tips to the test—and, together, enjoy a unique and inspirational learning experience to bring home, Julia’s way! This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on instruction…

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Date: March 5 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: March 6 @ 10:00 am1:00 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! This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on…

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Date: March 6 @ 5:30 pm8:30 pm

CIA Skills: Cooking with Wine (Hands-on Class)

In this class, we’re not talking about enjoying a glass of wine while you cook…we mean reserving some for your recipes! That’s because wine is more than just an accompaniment with dinner; as an ingredient, it can add complex flavor to your dish. Find out how, as your instructor guides you through some of the many delicious ways you can add a little more wine to your meals—and your life. This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on instruction and…

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Date: March 6 @ 6:30 pm9:30 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: March 7 @ 9:30 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: March 7 @ 3:30 pm5:00 pm

Pairing Basics: Basic Flavor Interactions

Do you ever wonder just how to make that Chardonnay taste fruitier, Merlot taste less bitter, or that roast chicken really sing? This class is the perfect place to begin. Starting with an unseasoned “blank canvas,” you’ll learn how 12 different food components, including examples of salt, spice, sweet, acid, fat, and umami interact with four different styles of wine. You’ll learn and taste the various ways to enhance either the flavor of the wine or the flavor of the…

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Date: March 7 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: March 8 @ 10:00 am1:00 pm

CIA Skills: Easy Entertaining (Hands-on Class)

From simple summer get-togethers to upscale cocktail parties, we’ll share the tips and techniques you need to make entertaining your family and friends at home fun, effortless, and elegant. Learn expert tips and tricks to make tasty hors d‘oeuvres, canapés, spreads, and artful cheese platters that shine every time. You’ll confidently walk away with the pro skills your need to create delicious food–and an unforgettable gathering that your guests won’t soon forget. This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on…

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Date: March 8 @ 11:00 am12:30 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: March 8 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

Julia’s Kitchen: Celebrating French Cuisine (Hands-on Class)

America’s grande dame of cooking, Julia Child inspired a generation of cooks, sharing her joy of food with millions! To celebrate her life and timeless passion for cooking, we’re offering a hands-on cooking class showcasing her distinct techniques, favorite recipes, and most of all, remembering that we all learn by doing. Let’s put her tips to the test—and, together, enjoy a unique and inspirational learning experience to bring home, Julia’s way! This small, hands-on class concludes with a meal and wine. Register…

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Date: March 8 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Tacos

Get a family fiesta going with a taco making party at the CIA! In this class, we’ll explore ways to make one of our favorite flavorful foods a healthy and interactive family activity. You’ll leave knowing how to spice things up (or down!) as well as create your own taco-centric meals and even how to make your own hand-pressed tortillas so that you can turn your home kitchen into your family’s favorite taqueira! Fun for ages 4+. All children must be…

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Date: March 12 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: March 13 @ 6:30 pm9:30 pm
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Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: March 14 @ 5:00 pm6:30 pm
Wine Country Women
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Sip & Signing with the Wine Country Women of Sonoma County

Join the women from Wine Country Women of Sonoma County for a sip & signing at The CIA at Copia. Wine and bites from the book will be featured during the event.  Wine Country Women of Sonoma County who will be in attendance: Chef Duskie Estes Winemaker Erica Stancliff Hospitality Executive Dena Grunt Artist Sandra Speidel – provided artwork on the cover of the limited edition book Founder and President of Wine Country Women, Michelle Mandro   About Wine Country Women…

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Date: March 14 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: March 15 @ 11:00 am12:15 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. (Ages 21+ Only) Register Now >

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Date: March 15 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Sunday Lasagna

Make and enjoy your very own lasagna while learning about what makes it so delicious. Get ready for layers upon layer of fun.   Fun for ages 4+. All children must be accompanied by at least one adult participating in the class. All adults must be accompanied by at least one child. Please note: Parents and guardians are responsible for the supervision and behavior of minors while on a CIA campus or in attendance at a CIA-sponsored event. Register Now…

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Date: March 17 @ 5:30 pm8:30 pm

CIA Skills: Cooking with Beer (Hands-on Class)

In this class, we’re not talking about enjoying a beer while you cook…we mean reserving some for your recipes! Did you know that in many dishes that call for wine, beer can be substituted? Don’t be fooled, beer isn’t just for batters! You will learn a variety of cooking techniques using beer as a flavor component to complement each dish.   This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on instruction and one (1) hour of time to enjoy the meal…

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Date: March 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: March 19 @ 5:30 pm8:30 pm

CIA Skills: Spice it Up! (Hands-on Class)

There are so many different spices out there, from so many different countries, that it can sometimes feel a bit overwhelming. Not to worry; this class will introduce you to the wonderful world of flavor that lies right at your fingertips! In just a few hours with our chef, you’ll discover fun and creative ways to use spices to add zest and interest to any dish. This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on instruction and one (1) hour of…

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Date: March 19 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: March 20 @ 10:00 am1:00 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! This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on instruction and one (1) hour of time to enjoy the meal you have prepared during the class paired…

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Date: March 20 @ 5:00 pm7:00 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 meal, and you’ll be amazed at how easy (and delicious) homemade dim sum and dumplings can be! In these two (2) hour participation style classes, you will enjoy samples from the dishes you make along the way as our chef’s guide you through a fun menu paired with wine.…

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Date: March 20 @ 6:30 pm9:30 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: March 21 @ 11:00 am2:00 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 21 @ 1:00 pm2:15 pm

The Secret Wines of the 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: March 21 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: March 22 @ 10:00 am1:00 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. This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on instruction and one (1) hour of time to enjoy the meal you have prepared during the class paired with wine.  (18+ only) Register Now >

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Date: March 22 @ 11:00 am12:00 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. 21+ only Register Now >

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Date: March 22 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Mac & Cheese

What kind of ooey gooey comfort food brings back rich creamy memories of childhood?  You guessed it, mac & cheese! We’ll teach you ways to reimagine this classic with bold ingredients –even how to hide the vegetables—flavorful cheeses and sauces. Plus, we’ll include healthy options like whole grain pasta, lean protein, or allergy-sensitive modifications for a delicious twist on this classic childhood dish. And to top it all off, you’ll enjoy the fruits of our labor with a DIY mac…

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

Culinary Boot Camp – Basic Training (5-Day)

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: March 26 @ 1:00 pm3:00 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: March 26 @ 5:00 pm7:00 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: March 26 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: March 27 @ 5:30 pm8:30 pm

CIA Skills: Contemporary Desserts (Hands-on Class)

Are you looking for a beautiful and irresistible dessert that will surprise and delight at your next gathering? In this class, you’ll discover how easy it can be to make impressive and contemporary creations at home. Come learn the baking skills and techniques from our experts and start creating professional-style desserts that will dazzle friends and family at home! This is a small, hands-on class in our Hestan Kitchen concluding with a sampling of desserts made in class paired with…

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Date: March 27 @ 6:30 pm9:30 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: March 28 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

ATK (America’s Test Kitchen) & CIA Cooking Fundamentals (Hands-on Class)

Are you a food-lover ready to have fun and take your culinary skills and knowledge to the next level? Come and join The CIA and America’s Test Kitchen for a one-day hands-on class that will grow your cooking and baking know-how. Explore key fundamental techniques and methods, using foolproof recipes tested at least two dozen times, so you can gain the confidence to experiment and succeed with your own delicious creations at home. Plus, we’ll delve into tasting and testing,…

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Date: March 28 @ 3:30 pm5:00 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: March 28 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Le Petit Chef: 3D Dining Experience

Discover the magic of Le Petit Chef™! Join us for this new 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 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…

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Date: March 29 @ 10:00 am1:00 pm

CIA Skills: Power of Sauces (Hands-on Class)

There’s nothing quite like a sauce to transform dinner into a true dining experience. Whether your sauce is simple or ambitious, and no matter which ingredients or method you use, the purpose of this culinary mainstay is to contribute flavor, color, and texture and enhance the food it’s paired with. Come discover the power of sauces, as you learn how to artfully and thoughtfully apply a few basic sauce-making skills. This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on instruction and…

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Date: March 29 @ 11:00 am12:15 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: March 29 @ 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 participating in the class. All adults must be accompanied by at…

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