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


    Carrot Flan
    lambs lettuce, lemon cashew biscotti, fennel pollen vinaigrette


    Cured Mt. Lassen Trout
    lentil salad, english peas, garden radish, tarragon grüne sosse


    Housemade Charcuterie Board
    habanero jam, pickled mustard seed, crostinis


    Zucchini and Cumin Soup
    sautéed mushrooms, sprouted beans


    Three Cheese Agnolotti
    Krug farm sonoran wheat, green garlic cream, asparagus, organic mushrooms, peas, almonds


    Vadouvan Spiced Halibut
    hazelnut farro succotash, baby turnips, carrot romesco sauce


    Fillo Wrapped Black Cod
    spring vegetables, chorizo, coconut jus


    Pork Tenderloin
    sunchoke puree, pickled kumquats, romanesco, pistachios, honey bourbon jus


    Seared Flat Iron Steak
    sofrito empanada, warm quinoa-pinenut salad, Cipollini onion, parsley chimichurri


    Buttermilk Panna Cotta
    raspberry curd, brown butter powder, cardamom tuile


    Chocolate Ganache Twist
    strawberry sorbet, almond cake, whipped crème fraiche


    California Cheese Selection
    Preserved kumquats, candied walnuts, honeycomb, fruit and nut bread
  • Beverage Menu


    The Gin-Gin Mule 12
    Beefeater’s Gin, Bundaberg Ginger Beer, lime


    The New York Sour 12
    Maker’s Mark Bourbon, lemon juice, simple syrup, Greystone Cabernet Sauvignon


    The Real Rob Roy 12
    Dewar’s White Label Scotch, Carpano Antica Vermouth, Boker’s Bitters


    The Bermuda Negroni 12
    Gosling’s Black Seal Rum, Blanc Vermouth, Cream Sherry, Campari, chocolate bitters


    Bottled Beer


    Lagunitas Brewing Company 6


    Anchor Brewing, Steam Beer 6


    Chimay Brewery, Première 6


    Sonoma Beverage Works 7
    Anvil Bourbon Cider


    Zero Proof


    Root Beer Gourmet Soda 5
    Sprecher Brewing Company


    Australian Ginger Beer 5
    Bundaberg Brewed Drinks






    Mumm Napa, Brut Rosé, Napa Valley, NV 14 | 51


    Schramsberg, Blanc de Blancs, Brut, North Coast, 2013 17 | 68


    Roederer Estate, Brut, Anderson Valley, NV 54


    Veuve Fourny et Fils, Blanc de Blancs, Brut Nature, Champagene, France, NV 72


    Louis Roederer, Brut, Champagne, France, NV 75


    Moet et Chandon, ‘Dom Perignon,’ Brut, Champagne, France, 2004 225


    Aromatic Whites


    Pichot, Vouvray, Loire, France, 2014 12 | 38


    Elk Cove Vineyards, Reisling, Willamette Valley, Oregon, 2013 12 | 36


    Bonny Doom, Le Cigare Blanc, ‘Beeswax Vineyards,’ Arroyo Seco, 2013 54


    Mathiasson, White Blend, Napa Valley, 2013 58


    Sauvignon Blanc


    Honig, Napa Valley, 2015 9 | 28


    Charles Krug, Napa Valley, 2015 37


    Mondavi, ‘To Kalon Vineyard,’ Fume Blanc, Napa Valley, 2013 79


    Château Carbonnieux, Pessac-Leognan, Grand Cru, Graves, France, 2011 80




    Neyer’s, Carneros District, 2013 14 | 51


    Rombauer, Carneros District, 2013 68


    Greystone Cellars, California, 2014 29


    Ramey, Russian River Valley, 2013 72


    Château Montelena, Napa Valley, 2013 82


    Stony Hill, Napa Valley, 2012 71


    Cakebread Cellars, Napa Valley, 2013 75


    Dominique Cornin, ‘Pouilly-Fuissé,’ Burgundy, France, 2014 55


    Laroche, ‘St. Martin,’ Chablis, Burgundy, France, 2013 47


    Pinot Noir and Gamay


    Mi Sueno, Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2013 14 | 50


    A to Z, Pinot Noir, Oregon, 2012 41


    Charles Krug, Pinot Noir, Los Carneros, 2013 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, 2014 37


    Intriguing Reds


    Storybook, Zinfandel, ‘Mayacamas Range,’ Napa Valley, 2012 15 | 57


    Easton, Zinfandel, ‘Old Vine,’ Fiddletown, California, 2012 57


    Domaine Tempier, Bandol, Provence, France, 2011 77


    Ojai Vineyard, Syrah, Central Coats, 2012 60


    Proper, Syrah, Walla Walla Valley, Washington, 2012 68


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Hours of Operation



Dinner: 6–8:30 p.m.


Additional Closings:
July 4
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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