The Location

The CIA at Copia
(The Culinary Institute of America)
500 1st St, Napa, CA 94559

(707) 967-2555


Founded in 1946, The Culinary Institute of America is the world’s premier culinary college. Dedicated to developing leaders in foodservice and hospitality, the independent, not-for-profit CIA offers bachelor’s degrees in management, culinary arts, culinary science, and applied food studies, and associate degrees in either culinary arts or baking and pastry arts. The college also offers executive education through its Food Business School along with certificate programs and courses for professionals and enthusiasts. Its conferences, leadership initiatives, and consulting services have made the CIA the think tank of the food industry and its worldwide network of nearly 50,000 alumni includes innovators in every area of the food business.  


By Plane

The Napa Valley is located near several commercial airports:

70 miles from San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

63 miles from Oakland International Airport (OAK)

75 miles from Sacramento International Airport (SMF)

94 miles from San Jose International Airport (SJC)

34 miles from Sonoma County Airport (STS)


By Car

From Highway 121:

Turn onto 1st Street heading west.

Cross the Napa River.

Turn into the CIA at Copia parking lot.


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