The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, St. Helena

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The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone is a branch campus of the private culinary college the Culinary Institute of America. The Greystone campus, located on State Route 29/128 in St. Helena, California, offers associate degrees and two certificate programs in culinary arts and baking and pastry arts. The CIA at Greystone and the Culinary Institute of America at Copia make up the school's California branch.

The campus' primary facility is a 117,000-square-foot (10,900 m2) stone building, known as Greystone Cellars and built for William Bowers Bourn II as a cooperative wine cellar in 1889. Hamden McIntyre designed the gravity flow winery along with other wineries of the decade. The building changed ownership several times, and was notably owned by the Christian Brothers as a winery from 1945 to 1989. It was used as a winery until its sale to the school in 1993, and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

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  • My wife and I were extremely impressed with the quality and presentation of the cuisine at the culinary Institute. The servers are all students in training and still have a learning curve ahead of...  more »
  • We took the $10 tour and the option for $20 lunch in the cafe. It was wonderful. Our guides were Katy and a student named Daniel. They were both full of information and gave an appreciation for...  more »
  • Had a very nice time great food and wine
  • So much fun, so much to learn. I took 5 one week classes here and enjoyed myself thoroughly. I highly recommend you come and experience this wonderful world of cuisine and your talents.

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