Napa Valley’s Culinary Institute of America at Copia Adds New Classes!

Valentine's Day Cupcakes, Game Day Snacks, Ramen, Dumplings, and more
join CIA at Copia's winter class roster.

The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at Copia, The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at Copia, the ultimate Napa Valley destination for exploring, experiencing, and enjoying the world of food and wine, is bringing new classes and seasonal themes to its instructional calendar. From family Winter Soup Class at CIA at Copias to foodies, attendees will find something for every age and experience level. Among the newest culinary topics are ramen, dumplings, and truffles, with seasonal classes focusing on Game Day, Valentine’s Day, and Mardi Gras. Taught by professional chefs, all CIA at Copia classes are open to the public and require no advanced skills.

A partial list of classes being offering through March is listed below. A complete list of class descriptions can be found online at Classes run from one to three hours and are priced per person. More classes are added monthly.

The Chef’s Table | $125
An intimate, interactive dinner event where guests can ask questions, relax, and enjoy delicious food and beverage pairings in an up-close-and-personal venue.
*NEW* California Bounty—Jan. 27 at 5 p.m.
SEASONAL A Winter Feast of Truffles—Jan. 12 at 5 p.m.
SEASONAL Valentine’s Day Dinner—Feb. 10 at 5 p.m.

Chef’s Class | $30
Master some of the culinary world’s biggest secrets and walk away with pro skills.
*NEW* Soups with Flair—Jan. 19 at 3:30 p.m.
*NEW* One Dish Favorites—Feb. 7 at 1:30 p.m.
*NEW* Trendy Desserts—Feb. 14 at 1:30 p.m. and Feb. 23 at 3:30 p.m.
SEASONAL Super Game Day Snacks—Feb. 3 at 3:30 p.m.
SEASONAL Mardi Gras Delights—Feb. 6 and Feb. 10 at 1:30 p.m.
Additional Chef’s Classes include Homemade Fresh Cheese, Fun Finger Foods, and CIA Farm-to-Table.

Family Funday | $15
These interactive, family-friendly classes are offered every Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
*NEW* DIY Favorite Breakfast Cereal—Jan. 21
*NEW* Ramen at Home —Jan. 28 and March 4
*NEW* DIY Dumplings—Feb. 4
SEASONAL Cakes and Cupcakes for Valentine’s Day—Feb. 11

*NEW* The Secret Wines of Napa Valley | $50
Taste six examples of sometimes secret, sometimes rare wines and learn about Napa Valley pioneers and visionaries.
Feb. 9 at 6 p.m.

Other beverage and wine tasting classes include Classic Cocktails with a Twist, Napa Valley vs. The World, The History of Napa in 8 Glasses, and the visitor favorite, How To: Taste Wine in 90 Seconds.

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