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The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America)

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500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States

June 2019

Date: June 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm3:30 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! Register Now >

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Date: June 22, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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Date: June 29, 2019 @ 11:00 am2:00 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. Register Now >

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Date: June 30, 2019 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Family Funday: Ice Cream

Get the scoop on easy-to-make ice creams and other delectable frozen treats by spending an hour with the experts. Chef will break out the ice cream maker and show you how to make delicious ice creams with ingredients you have in your home and garden. And, we’ll even leave some time for you to build your very own sundae. Come and enjoy a wealth of cold ideas and delights that take very little work for a whole lot of yum!…

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September 2019

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Cinema Under the Stars: “Fantastic Mr. Fox”

September 17, 2019 @ 7:45 pm9:45 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) Director: Wes Anderson Genre: Children’s / Family Run Time: 87 minutes Rating: PG A wily fox uses his formidable cunning to outsmart three feeble-minded farmers, who resort to extreme tactics to protect their chickens in director Wes Anderson‘s animated adaptation of the popular Roald Dahl children’s book. For 12 years, Mr. and Mrs. Fox (voices of George Clooney and Meryl Streep) have lived a peaceful life in the wilderness with their son, Ash (voice of Jason Schwartzman). Shortly after their young nephew Kristofferson (voice…

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Oxbow School Lecture with Robin Hill

Oxbow School Lecture with Robin Hill

September 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm8:30 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States

Please join us for a lecture with artist Robin Hill.   Artist Biography Robin Hill is an artist whose work focuses on the intersection between drawing, photography, and sculpture. Her recent work takes on a collaborative sensibility, where objects and materials which have been rejected by others have served as starting points for acts of transformation. The underlying conceptual thread that moves throughout her work is her interest in collection, extraction, and re-presentation, and in transforming seemingly inconsequential matter and…

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October 2019

Date: October 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm8:30 pm
Oxbow School Lecture with Bessma Khalaf

Oxbow School Lecture with Bessma Khalaf

Please join us for a lecture with artist Bessma Khalaf.   Artist Biography Born in Iraq, Bessma Khalaf emigrated to San Diego, California in 1990 just two years after the end of the Iraq/Iran war and just before the first Gulf War – those years of her childhood are not lost in the work. Balancing mischievousness and malice, Khalaf’s processes of degradation (burning, smashing, consuming, etc.) explore the boundaries of landscape, place, and image. Khalaf proposes that beyond the nihilism…

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Date: October 16, 2019 @ 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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Oxbow School Lecture with Anneli Henriksson

Oxbow School Lecture with Anneli Henriksson

October 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm8:30 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States

Please join us for a lecture with Oxbow alumni artist Anneli Henriksson.   Artist Biography Using a sardonic approach to exploring existentialism, Anneli Sanaye Henriksson’s work engages with countercultural production of the recent past in order to examine an aesthetic manifestation of melancholia. She creates spaces that reflect ritualistic or symbolic attempts to resist the power of bourgeois hegemony. Through self-publishing, drawings, comics, garments, and textiles, she challenges perceived boundaries between object, action, and place. By positioning the viewer in…

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The Brazil Project

Exploring Brazilian Cooking with Chef Almir Da Fonseca

October 26, 2019 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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Chef Almir Da Fonseca, authority on Brazilian cuisine and professor of Culinary Arts at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, will be offering a one-hour cooking demonstration to celebrate the launch of his book, The Brazil Project. Learn the expert tips you need to bring the delicious dishes of Brazil home to your kitchen! Chef Da Fonseca will be preparing tastings of five traditional Brazilian recipes from his new cookbook. Following the demonstration, Chef Da Fonseca will be available…

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Date: October 29, 2019 @ 5:30 pm6:30 pm
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SOLD OUT – Copia Community Trick-or-Treat

The CIA at Copia invites you to bring your little ghosts and goblins to enjoy a fun-filled trick-or-treat trail through Copia! Don’t forget to bring a bag for all your goodies and get a treat-trail passport when you arrive. You’ll enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities for both kids and adults! If you collect all the stamps along the treat-trail, you’ll be entered to win a special prize! This merry-not-scary event is free and fun for the whole family. Each…

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November 2019

Date: November 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm9:30 pm
WASTED

“WASTED! The Story of Food Waste” Film Screening

In the United States, 40 percent of the food produced goes to waste. It’s time we do something about it! Join the Environmental Education Coalition of Napa County (EECNC) for a screening of the film, WASTED! The Story of Food Waste to learn about the problem of food waste and how to stop it. WASTED! The Story of Food Waste aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle, and eat food. Through the eyes of chef-heroes like Anthony Bourdain, Dan Barber,…

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Jancis Robinson and her Newest “World Atlas of Wine” Book Signing

November 6, 2019 @ 12:30 pm2:00 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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Join the world-renowned author, Jancis Robinson, at The CIA at Copia for a book signing of The World Atlas of Wine 8th Edition.  "The World Atlas of Wine belongs on your shelf... The essential rootstock of any true wine lover's library. A multi-layered snapshot of wine and how it has evolved." - Dave McIntyre, Washington Post     About Jancis Robinson Voted the world’s most influential wine critic in polls in the United States, France and internationally in 2018, Jancis writes daily for…

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Date: November 10, 2019 @ 1:30 pm5:00 pm
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Zinfandel Advocates & Producers (ZAP) – Seminar and Tasting Reception

Zins in the Kitchen at Copia Combining culinary expertise and winemaking wizardry you can expect to be delighted during this afternoon of zinful exploration in the kitchen!  We’ll showcase the diverse Zinfandel growing regions throughout California with their varied climates, soils and world-class winemaking talents. You’ll taste examples of sometimes unexpected, sometimes rare, but always delicious wines that may become your new favorites. You’ll also learn the stories of pioneers and visionaries from these passionate Zinfandel producers, while you taste…

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Date: November 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm2:30 pm

A Taste of Tuscany with Special Guests!

The CIA at Copia is proud to present A Taste of Tuscany featuring the wines and foods that make this region of Italy a premiere travel destination. We are delighted to welcome Giancarla Bodoni, the award-winning Executive Chef of Monteverdi Tuscany. Chef Bodoni will be preparing some of Monteverdi’s most prized and popular signature dishes. They will be paired with wines from the world-renowned Casanova di Neri winery whose wines have repeatedly earned 100-points from Robert Parker. During this event,…

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Estampa Pop-Up at The CIA at Copia

November 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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Salud to your heart’s delight at our Estampa! This fall, our popular pop-up is moving indoors into our Hestan Kitchen, located on the second floor of The CIA at Copia. Join chef and Spain-native Rodrigo Vazquez as he cooks up a Spanish-inspired menu of traditional small bites and beverages, all priced to share. Fill your belly with good food and drink, and you’ll receive an estampa (“stamp”) on a special card for each item you order. At the end of…

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Cinema “Under the Stars”: “Mrs. Doubtfire”

November 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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The CIA at Copia's Cinema "Under the Stars" continues through the winter... under the roof. Every Tuesday we present a delightful combination of film, food, and fun in our Ecolab Theater. Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) Director: Chris Columbus Genre: Comedy / Drama / Family Time: 2 hour 5min Rating: PG-13 Troubled that he has little access to his children, divorced Daniel Hillard (Robin Williams) hatches an elaborate plan. With help from his creative brother Frank (Harvey Fierstein), he dresses as an…

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Ramen Pop-Up

November 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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Mondays are better with ramen. That’s what’s on the menu at our Guest Chef Pop-Up this Monday, November 25. Join us and Chef Rodrigo Vazquez for a brothy bowl of umami goodness.  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. RSVP Now > Please note: We kindly ask that you RSVP as "Going" if planning to attend, to allow…

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Cinema “Under the Stars”: “Planes, Trains and Automobiles”

November 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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The CIA at Copia's Cinema "Under the Stars" continues through the winter... under the roof. Every Tuesday we present a delightful combination of film, food, and fun in our Ecolab Theater. Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987) Director: John Hughes Genre: Comedy Run Time: 2 hour 33 minuets Rating: R Easily excitable Neal Page (Steve Martin) is somewhat of a control freak. Trying to get home to Chicago to spend Thanksgiving with his wife (Laila Robins) and kids, his flight is…

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December 2019

Date: December 1, 2019 @ 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: December 1, 2019 @ 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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The Brazil Project

“The Brazil Project” Pop-Up

December 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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Celebrate the beautiful cuisine of Brazil at our next Guest Chef Pop-Up, featuring Chef Almir Da Fonseca, renowned CIA Professor and the author of the newly-released The Brazil Project. Watch him work his magic in our open Hestan Kitchen, then enjoy his deliciously creative small bites inspired by classic Brazilian dishes. Copies of The Brazil Project — part cookbook, part memoir, part love letter to Brazil — will be for sale and the Chef will be available for signings. RSVP…

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Date: December 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
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Cinema “Under the Stars”: “Elf”

The CIA at Copia’s Cinema “Under the Stars” continues through the winter… under the roof. Every Tuesday we present a delightful combination of film, food, and fun in our Ecolab Theater. Elf (2003) Director: Jon Favreau Genre: Comedy / Family / Fantasy Run Time: 1 hour 37min Rating: PG Buddy (Will Ferrell) was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa’s elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn’t fit in, the…

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south african street food

South African Street Food Pop-Up

December 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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Chow down on some bunny chow, a hearty street food made of hollowed-out bread filled with curry, and dig into the other tasty South African bites on the menu. Guest Chef, Elizabeth Binder, chef/owner of Hand-Crafted Catering and contestant on Top Chef: Seattle, will be joining us at our next pop-up event in the Hestan Kitchen. Bring a friend… and your appetite! RSVP Now > Bring a friend… and your appetite! Can’t make this event? Follow us on Instagram @CIAatCopia to stay…

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Date: December 12, 2019 @ 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: December 13, 2019 @ 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: December 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm9:00 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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Estampa Pop-Up

December 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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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! 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 Vazquez Born and…

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Cinema “Under the Stars”: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”

December 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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The CIA at Copia's Cinema "Under the Stars" continues through the winter... under the roof. Every Tuesday we present a delightful combination of film, food, and fun in our Ecolab Theater.     National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989) Director: Jeremiah Chechik Genre: Comedy Run Time:1h 37min Rating: PG-13 As the holidays approach, Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) wants to have a perfect family Christmas, so he pesters his wife, Ellen (Beverly D'Angelo), and children, as he tries to make sure everything…

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Date: December 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Date: December 20, 2019 @ 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: December 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm9:00 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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Ramen

Ramen Pop-Up

December 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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Mondays are better with ramen. That’s what’s on the menu at our Guest Chef Pop-Up this Monday, December 23. Join us and Chef Rodrigo Vazquez for a brothy bowl of umami goodness. 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: December 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm
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Date: December 27, 2019 @ 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: December 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm9:00 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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Special: Bubbly Pop-Up

December 30, 2019 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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Pop goes the bottle at our next pop-up! This Monday eve, come by The CIA at Copia where we’ll be popping, pouring, and pairing the bubbly with delicious bites. Bring a friend, and don’t be afraid to wear something sparkly! RSVP Now >     Please note: tickets are not required, but we kindly ask that you RSVP as "Going" if you’re planning to attend, to allow us to anticipate head count.

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January 2020

Date: January 2 @ 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 3 @ 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 4 @ 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 5 @ 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: January 5 @ 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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The Brazil Project

“The Brazil Project” Pop-Up

January 6 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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Celebrate the beautiful cuisine of Brazil at our next Guest Chef Pop-Up, featuring Chef Almir Da Fonseca, renowned CIA Professor and the author of the newly-released The Brazil Project. Watch him work his magic in our open Hestan Kitchen, then enjoy his deliciously creative small bites inspired by classic Brazilian dishes. Copies of The Brazil Project — part cookbook, part memoir, part love letter to Brazil — will be for sale and the Chef will be available for signings. RSVP…

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Date: January 9 @ 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 10 @ 4:00 pm7:00 pm

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

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 will introduce you to the recipes and techniques for preparing the small plates of the Mediterranean. We’ll use ingredients such as olive oil, piquillo peppers, whole grains, and smoky paprika as we develop delicious, craveable plant-forward dishes full of flavor. This class includes two (2) hours of hands-on instruction and…

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Date: January 10 @ 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 11 @ 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: January 11 @ 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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Flights of beer

The Angel’s Grove Beer Garden

January 11 @ 11:30 am
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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Take a pit stop during your Lighted Art Festival adventures and warm up inside The Angel’s Grove featuring flights of beer and heavenly drinks and bites. January 11–19, 2020 Located in our atrium Weekdays: 5 p.m.–close Weekends: 11:30 a.m.–close  

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Date: January 11 @ 2:00 pm3:00 pm
Angels of Freedom
Free

Napa Lighted Art Festival – Meet the Artists Behind Angels of Freedom

Meet the artists behind this year’s installation Angels of Freedom.   OGE Group specializes in architecture, artistic projects, light designs and urban branding projects with highly creative, inspiring character. The studio was founded in 2007 by architects Merav (Salush) Eitan and Gaston Zahr.   Angels of Freedom is a beautiful social and interactive light art installation that reveals the inner beauties of everyone by turning them visually into angels. A stark reminder that everybody counts, is amazing and in need…

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Date: January 11 @ 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 11 @ 5:00 pm10:00 pm
Napa Lighted Art Festival with Angels of Freedom by OGE Group at The CIA at Copia

Napa Lighted Art Festival – Angels of Freedom

Join us in January for the 2020 Napa Lighted Art Festival! The nine-day festival of lights features original light sculptures, interactive exhibits, video art, and more, creating an illuminated art walk throughout Downtown Napa and the Oxbow District. The CIA at Copia will be home to the Angels of Freedom exhibit, an interactive light installation that invites you to transform yourself into an angel with giant illuminated wings and a halo. Stunning in person and a heavenly photo op! In…

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Date: January 11 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
Child decorating cookies

Napa Lighted Art Festival – Angel Wing Cookie Decoration Station

Join us for fun activities during the Napa Valley Lighted Art Festival! You’ll decorate angel wing cookies with our CIA chefs as we celebrate the Angels of Freedom exhibit at Copia this year. Each cookie decorator must have a ticket, but parent tickets are not required. You’ll decorate and take home three cookies. (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 note: Parents…

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Date: January 11 @ 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 11 @ 6:30 pm7:00 pm
The CIA at Copia
Free

The CIA at Copia Tour

Join us for fun activities during the Napa Valley Lighted Art Festival celebrating the Angels of Freedom exhibit at Copia. On each evening of the festival, we will offer an official tour of The CIA at Copia. Learn about The Culinary Institute of America, take a peek at our exhibits, and ask questions along the way! Minors must be accompanied by an adult.  

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Date: January 12 @ 11:30 am
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Flights of beer

The Angel’s Grove Beer Garden

Take a pit stop during your Lighted Art Festival adventures and warm up inside The Angel’s Grove featuring flights of beer and heavenly drinks and bites. January 11–19, 2020 Located in our atrium Weekdays: 5 p.m.–close Weekends: 11:30 a.m.–close  

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Date: January 12 @ 5:00 pm10:00 pm
Napa Lighted Art Festival with Angels of Freedom by OGE Group at The CIA at Copia

Napa Lighted Art Festival – Angels of Freedom

Join us in January for the 2020 Napa Lighted Art Festival! The nine-day festival of lights features original light sculptures, interactive exhibits, video art, and more, creating an illuminated art walk throughout Downtown Napa and the Oxbow District. The CIA at Copia will be home to the Angels of Freedom exhibit, an interactive light installation that invites you to transform yourself into an angel with giant illuminated wings and a halo. Stunning in person and a heavenly photo op! In…

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Chicken Wings

“Wing and a Pepper Prayer”: Chicken Wings 101

January 12 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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Join us for fun activities during the Napa Valley Lighted Art Festival celebrating the Angels of Freedom exhibit at The CIA at Copia. During this class for adults, you'll enjoy an all-time classic: chicken wings! We'll talk all things peppers, heat levels, sauces, and the techniques needed for the perfect wing fry. This class includes one (1) hour of light hands-on instruction and 30 minutes to enjoy sampling wings, sauces, and peppers. Grab a "flight" of beer from the restaurant…

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Date: January 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: January 12 @ 6:30 pm7:00 pm
The CIA at Copia
Free

The CIA at Copia Tour

Join us for fun activities during the Napa Valley Lighted Art Festival celebrating the Angels of Freedom exhibit at Copia. On each evening of the festival, we will offer an official tour of The CIA at Copia. Learn about The Culinary Institute of America, take a peek at our exhibits, and ask questions along the way! Minors must be accompanied by an adult.  

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Date: January 13 @ 9:00 am2:30 pm

Plant-Powered Cooking Boot Camp (5-Day)

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: January 13 @ 5:00 pm10:00 pm
Napa Lighted Art Festival with Angels of Freedom by OGE Group at The CIA at Copia

Napa Lighted Art Festival – Angels of Freedom

Join us in January for the 2020 Napa Lighted Art Festival! The nine-day festival of lights features original light sculptures, interactive exhibits, video art, and more, creating an illuminated art walk throughout Downtown Napa and the Oxbow District. The CIA at Copia will be home to the Angels of Freedom exhibit, an interactive light installation that invites you to transform yourself into an angel with giant illuminated wings and a halo. Stunning in person and a heavenly photo op! In…

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City of Angels Street Food Pop-Up

January 13 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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Transport yourself to LA for City of Angels street food and late-night bites like Kogi Korean BBQ tacos, quesadillas, burgers, Filipino chicken skewers, and more. Guest Chef: Thomas Bensel, managing director of The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), California Campus, and 1976 CIA graduate. His responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of the college’s California campus–which consists of two facilities in Napa Valley, in St. Helena and Napa.  RSVP Now >

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Date: January 13 @ 5:00 pm
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Flights of beer

The Angel’s Grove Beer Garden

Take a pit stop during your Lighted Art Festival adventures and warm up inside The Angel’s Grove  featuring flights of beer and heavenly drinks and bites. January 11–19, 2020 Located in our atrium Weekdays: 5 p.m.–close Weekends: 11:30 a.m.–close  

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Date: January 13 @ 6:30 pm7:00 pm
The CIA at Copia
Free

The CIA at Copia Tour

Join us for fun activities during the Napa Valley Lighted Art Festival celebrating the Angels of Freedom exhibit at Copia. On each evening of the festival, we will offer an official tour of The CIA at Copia. Learn about The Culinary Institute of America, take a peek at our exhibits, and ask questions along the way! Minors must be accompanied by an adult.  

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Date: January 14 @ 5:00 pm10:00 pm
Napa Lighted Art Festival with Angels of Freedom by OGE Group at The CIA at Copia

Napa Lighted Art Festival – Angels of Freedom

Join us in January for the 2020 Napa Lighted Art Festival! The nine-day festival of lights features original light sculptures, interactive exhibits, video art, and more, creating an illuminated art walk throughout Downtown Napa and the Oxbow District. The CIA at Copia will be home to the Angels of Freedom exhibit, an interactive light installation that invites you to transform yourself into an angel with giant illuminated wings and a halo. Stunning in person and a heavenly photo op! In…

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Date: January 14 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until January 17, 2020

Flights of beer

The Angel’s Grove Beer Garden

Take a pit stop during your Lighted Art Festival adventures and warm up inside The Angel’s Grove  featuring flights of beer and heavenly drinks and bites. January 11–19, 2020 Located in our atrium Weekdays: 5 p.m.–close Weekends: 11:30 a.m.–close  

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Date: January 14 @ 6:30 pm7:00 pm
The CIA at Copia
Free

The CIA at Copia Tour

Join us for fun activities during the Napa Valley Lighted Art Festival celebrating the Angels of Freedom exhibit at Copia. On each evening of the festival, we will offer an official tour of The CIA at Copia. Learn about The Culinary Institute of America, take a peek at our exhibits, and ask questions along the way! Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

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Date: January 15 @ 5:00 pm10:00 pm
Napa Lighted Art Festival with Angels of Freedom by OGE Group at The CIA at Copia

Napa Lighted Art Festival – Angels of Freedom

Join us in January for the 2020 Napa Lighted Art Festival! The nine-day festival of lights features original light sculptures, interactive exhibits, video art, and more, creating an illuminated art walk throughout Downtown Napa and the Oxbow District. The CIA at Copia will be home to the Angels of Freedom exhibit, an interactive light installation that invites you to transform yourself into an angel with giant illuminated wings and a halo. Stunning in person and a heavenly photo op! In…

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Date: January 15 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until January 17, 2020

Flights of beer

The Angel’s Grove Beer Garden

Take a pit stop during your Lighted Art Festival adventures and warm up inside The Angel’s Grove  featuring flights of beer and heavenly drinks and bites. January 11–19, 2020 Located in our atrium Weekdays: 5 p.m.–close Weekends: 11:30 a.m.–close  

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Date: January 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: January 15 @ 6:30 pm7:00 pm
The CIA at Copia
Free

The CIA at Copia Tour

Join us for fun activities during the Napa Valley Lighted Art Festival celebrating the Angels of Freedom exhibit at Copia. On each evening of the festival, we will offer an official tour of The CIA at Copia. Learn about The Culinary Institute of America, take a peek at our exhibits, and ask questions along the way! Minors must be accompanied by an adult.  

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Date: January 16 @ 5:00 pm10:00 pm
Napa Lighted Art Festival with Angels of Freedom by OGE Group at The CIA at Copia

Napa Lighted Art Festival – Angels of Freedom

Join us in January for the 2020 Napa Lighted Art Festival! The nine-day festival of lights features original light sculptures, interactive exhibits, video art, and more, creating an illuminated art walk throughout Downtown Napa and the Oxbow District. The CIA at Copia will be home to the Angels of Freedom exhibit, an interactive light installation that invites you to transform yourself into an angel with giant illuminated wings and a halo. Stunning in person and a heavenly photo op! In…

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Date: January 16 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until January 17, 2020

Flights of beer

The Angel’s Grove Beer Garden

Take a pit stop during your Lighted Art Festival adventures and warm up inside The Angel’s Grove  featuring flights of beer and heavenly drinks and bites. January 11–19, 2020 Located in our atrium Weekdays: 5 p.m.–close Weekends: 11:30 a.m.–close  

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Date: January 16 @ 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 16 @ 6:30 pm7:00 pm
The CIA at Copia
Free

The CIA at Copia Tour

Join us for fun activities during the Napa Valley Lighted Art Festival celebrating the Angels of Freedom exhibit at Copia. On each evening of the festival, we will offer an official tour of The CIA at Copia. Learn about The Culinary Institute of America, take a peek at our exhibits, and ask questions along the way! Minors must be accompanied by an adult.  

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Date: January 17 @ 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: January 17 @ 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: January 17 @ 5:00 pm10:00 pm
Napa Lighted Art Festival with Angels of Freedom by OGE Group at The CIA at Copia

Napa Lighted Art Festival – Angels of Freedom

Join us in January for the 2020 Napa Lighted Art Festival! The nine-day festival of lights features original light sculptures, interactive exhibits, video art, and more, creating an illuminated art walk throughout Downtown Napa and the Oxbow District. The CIA at Copia will be home to the Angels of Freedom exhibit, an interactive light installation that invites you to transform yourself into an angel with giant illuminated wings and a halo. Stunning in person and a heavenly photo op! In…

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Date: January 17 @ 5:00 pm
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Flights of beer

The Angel’s Grove Beer Garden

Take a pit stop during your Lighted Art Festival adventures and warm up inside The Angel’s Grove  featuring flights of beer and heavenly drinks and bites. January 11–19, 2020 Located in our atrium Weekdays: 5 p.m.–close Weekends: 11:30 a.m.–close  

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Date: January 17 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
Child decorating cookies

Napa Lighted Art Festival – Angel Wing Cookie Decoration Station

Join us for fun activities during the Napa Valley Lighted Art Festival! You’ll decorate angel wing cookies with our CIA chefs as we celebrate the Angels of Freedom exhibit at Copia this year. Each cookie decorator must have a ticket, but parent tickets are not required. You’ll decorate and take home three cookies. (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 note: Parents…

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Date: January 17 @ 6:30 pm7:00 pm
The CIA at Copia
Free

The CIA at Copia Tour

Join us for fun activities during the Napa Valley Lighted Art Festival celebrating the Angels of Freedom exhibit at Copia. On each evening of the festival, we will offer an official tour of The CIA at Copia. Learn about The Culinary Institute of America, take a peek at our exhibits, and ask questions along the way! Minors must be accompanied by an adult.  

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Date: January 17 @ 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 18 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm

CIA Skills: Regional French Cuisine (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: January 18 @ 11:30 am
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Flights of beer

The Angel’s Grove Beer Garden

Take a pit stop during your Lighted Art Festival adventures and warm up inside The Angel’s Grove featuring flights of beer and heavenly drinks and bites.  January 11–19, 2020 Located in our atrium Weekdays: 5 p.m.–close Weekends: 11:30 a.m.–close  

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Date: January 18 @ 3:30 pm5:00 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: January 18 @ 5:00 pm10:00 pm
Napa Lighted Art Festival with Angels of Freedom by OGE Group at The CIA at Copia

Napa Lighted Art Festival – Angels of Freedom

Join us in January for the 2020 Napa Lighted Art Festival! The nine-day festival of lights features original light sculptures, interactive exhibits, video art, and more, creating an illuminated art walk throughout Downtown Napa and the Oxbow District. The CIA at Copia will be home to the Angels of Freedom exhibit, an interactive light installation that invites you to transform yourself into an angel with giant illuminated wings and a halo. Stunning in person and a heavenly photo op! In…

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Date: January 18 @ 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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Rice Crispy Treats

Napa Lighted Art Festival – “Crispy Clouds” Kid’s Demonstration

January 18 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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Join us for fun activities during the Napa Valley Lighted Art Festival for the Angels of Freedom exhibit! During this demonstration, you'll learn how to make homemade marshmallows and create cloud-shaped treats.  (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…

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Date: January 18 @ 6:30 pm7:00 pm
The CIA at Copia
Free

The CIA at Copia Tour

Join us for fun activities during the Napa Valley Lighted Art Festival celebrating the Angels of Freedom exhibit at Copia. On each evening of the festival, we will offer an official tour of The CIA at Copia. Learn about The Culinary Institute of America, take a peek at our exhibits, and ask questions along the way! Minors must be accompanied by an adult.  

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Date: January 19 @ 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…

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Date: January 19 @ 11:30 am
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Flights of beer

The Angel’s Grove Beer Garden

Take a pit stop during your Lighted Art Festival adventures and warm up inside The Angel’s Grove featuring flights of beer and heavenly drinks and bites.  January 11–19, 2020 Located in our atrium Weekdays: 5 p.m.–close Weekends: 11:30 a.m.–close  

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Family Funday: DIY Dim Sum

January 19 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559 United States
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Looking for a new fun-filled family activity? If you think frozen dumplings from the store are delicious, just wait until you try our recipe! Once you master the technique, you’ll be hosting your own DIY Dim Sum party in no time!   (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…

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Chicken Wings

“Wing and a Pepper Prayer”: Chicken Wings 101

January 19 @ 5:00 pm6:30 pm
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America), 500 1st Street
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Join us for fun activities during the Napa Valley Lighted Art Festival celebrating the Angels of Freedom exhibit at The CIA at Copia. During this class for adults, you'll enjoy an all-time classic: chicken wings! We'll talk all things peppers, heat levels, sauces, and the techniques needed for the perfect wing fry. This class includes one (1) hour of light hands-on instruction and 30 minutes to enjoy sampling wings, sauces, and peppers. Grab a "flight" of beer from the restaurant…

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Date: January 19 @ 5:00 pm10:00 pm
Napa Lighted Art Festival with Angels of Freedom by OGE Group at The CIA at Copia

Napa Lighted Art Festival – Angels of Freedom

Join us in January for the 2020 Napa Lighted Art Festival! The nine-day festival of lights features original light sculptures, interactive exhibits, video art, and more, creating an illuminated art walk throughout Downtown Napa and the Oxbow District. The CIA at Copia will be home to the Angels of Freedom exhibit, an interactive light installation that invites you to transform yourself into an angel with giant illuminated wings and a halo. Stunning in person and a heavenly photo op! In…

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Date: January 19 @ 6:30 pm7:00 pm
The CIA at Copia
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The CIA at Copia Tour

Join us for fun activities during the Napa Valley Lighted Art Festival celebrating the Angels of Freedom exhibit at Copia. On each evening of the festival, we will offer an official tour of The CIA at Copia. Learn about The Culinary Institute of America, take a peek at our exhibits, and ask questions along the way! Minors must be accompanied by an adult.  

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