Gatehouse Restaurant

Gatehouse Restaurant
Gatehouse Restaurant


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


    Housemade Burrata & Heirloom Tomatoes
    grilled nectarine, basil oil, focaccia crouton
    Sweet Corn Flan
    cilantro cream, lambs lettuce, baby corn, toybox tomatoes, chili lime dressing
    Cured Mt. Lassen Trout*
    lentil salad, peas, garden radish, tarragon grüne sosse
    Foie Gras Mousse
    hibiscus and wine gelée, black sesame sponge cake, brown butter apple
    $10 supplement
    Chilled Corn Soup
    rock shrimp ceviche, tomatoes, smoked paprika oil
    Three Cheese Agnolotti Pasta
    roasted summer vegetables, red pepper coulis, garden herbs
    Charred Octopus Bouillabaisse
    clams, potatoes, fennel, sauce rouille, saffron broth
    Fillo Wrapped Black Cod
    farm vegetables, chorizo, coconut sauce
    Niman Ranch Pork Tenderloin*
    smoked celery root puree, pickled peach, 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
    Chocolate Ganache Twist
    strawberry sorbet, almond cake, whipped crème fraîche
    Espresso Parfait
    cocoa nib crumble, plum compote, whiskey caramel sauce
    California Cheese Selection*
    peach mustard, 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
    Chappellet, Chenin Blanc, Napa Valley, 2013 , 48
    Bonny Doon, Le Cigare Blanc, ‘Beeswax Vineyards,’ Arroyo Seco, 2013, 54
    Pride Mountain Vineyards, Viognier, Sonoma County, 2014 77
    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


    Charles Krug, Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2014, 48
    Ancien, Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2014, 15 | 66
    Saintsbury, Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2013, 52
    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


    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
    Muga, Tempranillo, Reserva, Rioja, 2013 14 | 59
    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
    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:
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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