Gatehouse Restaurant

Gatehouse Restaurant
Gatehouse Restaurant


Please Note: Gatehouse Restaurant is closed for the student break from July 28 to August 22. We will reopen for dinner on August 23. During this time, The Bakery Café by illy at Greystone will be open for lunch, and The Restaurant at CIA Copia in downtown Napa will be open lunch or dinner. Join us!


Gatehouse Restaurant, located at The Culinary Institute of America’s historic St. Helena facility, is the capstone experience for CIA students after two years of rigorous culinary, baking and pastry, hospitality and beverage management instruction. These future industry leaders transform the freshest regional ingredients as well as those from the CIA’s own farm and herb gardens into creative contemporary dishes served graciously in a refined yet casual dining room. Your dining experience is orchestrated by CIA faculty-led students, making for a memorable event. Join us for a prix-fixe dinner, Tuesday through Saturday.


  • Dinner Menu
    Three Courses—$39 | Four Courses—$49


    Sweet Corn Flan
    cilantro cream, lambs lettuce, baby corn, toybox tomatoes, chili lime dressing
    Cured Mt. Lassen Trout*
    lentil salad, english peas, garden radish, tarragon grüne sosse
    Housemade Charcuterie Board
    habanero jam, pickled mustard seeds, crostinis
    Foie Gras Mousse and Strawberry
    black sesame sponge cake, strawberry geleé, balsamic glaze
    $10 supplement
    Chilled Corn Soup
    sautéed organic mushrooms, sherry vinaigrette, smoked paprika oil
    Three Cheese Agnolotti Pasta
    roasted summer vegetables, red pepper coulis, garden herbs
    Vadouvan Spiced Halibut
    warm hazelnut farro salad, baby turnips, carrot romesco sauce
    Fillo Wrapped Black Cod
    spring vegetables, chorizo, coconut jus
    Niman Ranch Pork Tenderloin*
    smoked celery root puree, pickled kumquats, romanesco, pistachios, honey bourbon jus
    5 Dot Ranch Seared Flat Iron Steak*
    sofrito empanada, quinoa pinenut salad, port wine braised cipollini, parsley chimichurri
    Lemon Verbena Panna Cotta
    roasted peach curd, brown butter powder, white chocolate crisp pearls, cardamom tuile
    Espresso Semifreddo
    cocoa nib crumble, coffee pâte de fruit, whiskey caramel sauce
    Chocolate Ganache Twist
    strawberry sorbet, almond cake, whipped crème fraîche
    California Cheese Selection*
    golden raisin mostarda, honeycomb, candied walnuts, fruit and nut bread
    $5 supplement
  • Beverage Menu
    Bottled Beer


    Lagunitas Brewing Company, IPA, 6
    North Coast Brewing, Schrimshaw Pilsner, 6
    Anchor Brewing, Steam Beer, 6
    Stella Artois, Lager, 6
    Chimay Brewery, Première, 6
    Sonoma Beverage Works, Anvil Bourbon Cider, 7


    Zero Proof


    Root Beer Gourmet Soda, Sprecher Brewing Company, 5
    Australian Ginger Beer, Bundaberg Brewed Drinks, 5
    Soft Drinks, 3

    Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite




    Mumm Napa, Brut Rosé, Napa Valley, NV, 14 | 53
    Schramsberg, Blanc de Blancs, Brut, North Coast, 2013, 17 | 70
    Roederer Estate, Brut, Anderson Valley, NV, 54
    Veuve Fourny et Fils, Blanc de Blancs, Brut Nature, Champagne, France, NV, 72
    Louis Roederer, Brut, Champagne, France, NV, 75
    Moet et Chandon, ‘Dom Perignon,’ Brut, Champagne, France, 2006, 225


    Aromatic Whites


    Lageder, Pinot Grigio, Dolomiti, 2015, 9 | 33
    Trefethen, Riesling, Napa Valley, 2015, 11 | 40
    Chehalem, Riesling, ‘Three Vineyard,’ Willamette Valley, Oregon, 2012, 45
    Chappellet, Chenin Blanc, Napa Valley, 2013 , 48
    Bonny Doon, Le Cigare Blanc, ‘Beeswax Vineyards,’ Arroyo Seco, 2013, 54
    Mathiasson, White Blend, Napa Valley, 2014, 58


    Sauvignon Blanc


    Charles Krug, Napa Valley, 2016, 9 | 34
    Honig, Napa Valley, 2015, 37
    Mondavi, ‘To Kalon Vineyard,’ Fume Blanc, Napa Valley, 2013, 79
    Henri Bourgeois, Sancerre, “Les Baronnes,” 2015, 45




    Neyer’s, Carneros District, 2014, 14 | 54
    Rombauer, Carneros District, 2015, 68
    Greystone Cellars, California, 2014, 29
    Stony Hill, Napa Valley, 2012, 71
    Cakebread Cellars, Napa Valley, 2014, 75
    Tyler, ‘Bien Nacido Reserve,’ Santa Maria, 2013, 65
    Dominique Cornin, ‘Pouilly-Fuissé,’ Burgundy, France, 2015, 55
    Laroche, ‘St. Martin,’ Chablis, Burgundy, France, 2015, 47




    Saintsbury, Vin Gris of Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2015, 11 | 42


    Pinot Noir and Gamay


    A to Z, Pinot Noir, Oregon, 2014, 11 | 42
    Ancien, Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2014, 15 | 66
    Saintsbury, Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2013, 52
    Charles Krug, Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2014, 48
    Patz & Hall, Pinot Noir, ‘Hyde Vineyard,’ Carneros, 2012, 95
    Alma Rosa, Pinot Noir, ‘La Encantada,’ Santa Rita Hills, 2012, 67
    Domaine Dupueble, Beaujolais, Burgundy, France, 2015, 37


    Intriguing Reds


    Ballentine, Petite Sirah, ‘Pocai Vineyard,’ Napa Valley, 2014, 15 | 55
    Easton, Zinfandel, ‘Old Vine,’ Fiddletown, California, 2011, 15 | 57
    Storybook, Zinfandel, ‘Mayacamas Range,’ Napa Valley, 2013, 72
    Turley, Zinfandel, Hayne Vineyard, Napa Valley, 2014, 135
    Ojai Vineyard, Syrah, Central Coast, 2014, 60
    Lagier Meredith, Syrah, Napa Valley, 2012, 75
    Langmeil, Shiraz, ‘Valley Floor,’ Barossa Valley, Australia, 2013, 48
    Robert Foley, Charbono, Napa Valley, 2014, 65
    Badia a Colitibuono, Chianti Classico, Italy, 2014, 39


    Bordeaux Varieties


    Markham, Merlot, Napa Valley, 2014, 13| 54
    Robert Craig, ‘Mt. George Cuvee,’ Napa Valley, 2013, 15 | 67
    Beaulieu Vineyards, ‘Rutherford,’ Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2013, 18 | 80
    Greystone, Merlot, Napa Valley, 2012, 29
    Charles Krug, Merlot, Napa Valley, 2012, 45
    Beringer, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2013, 68
    Gramercy Cellars, Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, 2013 , 72
    Charles Krug, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2014 , 52
    Beaulieu Vineyards, ‘Georges de Latour,’ Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2010, 183
    Corison, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2011, 123
    Inglenook, Cabernet Sauvignon, ‘Cask,’ Napa Valley, 2012, 95
    Anomaly, Cabernet Sauvignon, St. Helena, 2012, 151
    Château de Pez, St. Estephe, Bordeaux, France, 2013, 98


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Hours of Operation



Dinner: 6–8:30 p.m.


Additional Closings:
July 28–August 22 (summer break)
September 8–19
November 22–28
December 20, 2017–January 9, 2018 (winter break)


For another CIA dining experience please visit our Bakery Café by illy at Greystone or The Restaurant at CIA Copia, our newest restaurant in downtown Napa.




2555 Main Street
St. Helena, CA 94574

Gatehouse Restaurant is located in the Williams Center for Flavor Discovery at The Culinary Institute of America’s St. Helena facility. As you drive onto campus, go halfway around the circle at the entrance, and follow the signs. You will see a quaint building with parking straight ahead. The main Greystone building is up the hill from the restaurant.


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