Cajun and Creole (Hands-on Class)

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

Let’s explore Cajun and Creole cooking, with its diverse and rich cultures and traditions. Both have culinary roots in France, with deep influences from countries like Spain, Africa, the West […]

America’s Test Kitchen & CIA Kids Camp

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

The CIA is planning two days of fun for young foodies—alongside our good friends at America’s Test Kitchen! This hands-on class is for aspiring chefs or kids who just like […]

CIA Skills: Brunch (Hands-on Class)

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

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 […]

The Best of Boot Camp

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

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, […]

Farm to Table Boot Camp

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

Seasonal, local, and sustainable. They’re not just buzzwords, but a healthy and environmentally friendly way of cooking and eating. In this Boot Camp, you’ll gain an in-depth look into the […]

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

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

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 […]

America’s Test Kitchen & CIA Culinary Boot Camp

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

With The Culinary Institute of America’s expertise and America’s Test Kitchen’s relentless research and scientific approach, we will dive into the hows and whys of cooking, and how, with knowledge and technique, we can manipulate the […]

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

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

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 […]

America’s Test Kitchen & CIA Kids Camp

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

Do you have a young food explorer looking to taste, play, experiment, and, of course, have loads of fun in the kitchen? The CIA and America’s Test Kitchen have teamed […]

CIA Skills: Healthy Cooking (Hands-on Class)

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

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. […]

Plant-Powered Cooking Boot Camp

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

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 […]

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

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

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, […]

Dim Sum and Dumplings (Hands-on Class)

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

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 […]

America’s Test Kitchen & CIA Cooking Fundamentals

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

The CIA and America’s Test Kitchen want to join you for a day of foodie fun! With this hands-on class, you’ll take your culinary skills to the next level. Explore […]

Pairing Basics: Basic Flavor Interactions

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

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. […]

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

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

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 […]

CIA Skills: Fresh Pasta (Hands-on Class)

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

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. […]

America’s Test Kitchen & CIA Kids Camp

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

Do you have a young food explorer looking to taste, play, experiment, and, of course, have loads of fun in the kitchen? The CIA and America’s Test Kitchen have teamed […]

Delicious Doughnuts (Hands-on Class)

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

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 […]

Pairing Principles: Wine and Chocolate

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

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 […]

Exploring Persian Cuisine (Hands-on Class)

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

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, […]

Knife Skills (Hands-on Class)

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

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 […]

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

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

Exquisite in its simplicity and representative of the casual entertaining throughout the Mediterranean, these flavors are all the rage! From light finger foods to healthy main dishes, this intriguing class […]

CIA Skills: Brunch (Hands-on Class)

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

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 […]

Flatbreads From Around the World (Hands-on Class)

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

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 […]

CIA Skills: Farm to Table (Hands-on Class)

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

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 […]