Gatehouse Restaurant

Gatehouse Restaurant
Gatehouse Restaurant

 

Gatehouse Restaurant, on The Culinary Institute of America’s historic St. Helena campus, 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 menu, Tuesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner.

 

Lunch Menu

Three Courses—$32 | Four Courses—$42

 

Dressed, Warm

 

Roasted Acorn Squash
goat cheese, eggplant purée, lentil salad, maple-cider dressing

 

Cured Salmon
shaved fennel, green apple, potato crêpe, tarragon green sauce

 

Beef Consommé
Custard royale, vegetable pearls

 

Light, Delicate

 

Seared Scallop
winter squash soubise, melted leeks, black garlic vinaigrette, seaweed crumble

 

Mt. Lassen Trout
vadouvan, hazelnut farro salad, carrot romesco sauce

 

Krug Farm Sonoran Wheat Pasta
cured speck, piquillo peppers, kale, Grana Padano, olive oil

 

Rich, Robust

 

Squab Breast
caramelized endive tart, smoked celeriac purée, miso mustard sauce

 

Pork Tenderloin
savory mushroom oatmeal, brussels sprouts, pancetta jus

 

Braised Five Spice Short Rib
pommes dauphines, romanesco, cauliflower gremolata

 

Sweet, Satisfying

 

Moscato Poached Pear
honey cream, chocolate glaze, ginger crumble, pear tuile

 

Chai Panna Cotta
orange macerated banana, white chocolate pearls, orange sorbet

 

Twisted Chocolate Ganache
glogg ice cream and gel, pecan dentelle

 

California Cheese Selection
fruit preserves, candied walnuts, fruit and nut bread

Dinner Menu

Three Courses—$39 | Four Courses—$49

 

Beginnings

 

Muscovy Duck Breast Prosciutto
roasted seckel pear, mache, charred Meyer lemon dressing

 

Millet and Winter Pumpkin Salad
pomegranate, hazelnut, avocado

 

Shaved Endive and Apple Salad
black walnut crusted Skyhill goat cheese

 

Duroc Pork Rillettes
marinated olives, buttermilk crackers

 

Delicate

 

Warm Butternut Squash Soup
duck confit, toasted pine nuts, cinnamon crème fraiche

 

Pacific Rock Crab Risotto
horseradish, pearl onions, lemongrass broth

 

Pancetta Wrapped Tolenas Ranch Quail
pickled lentils, quail gastrique

 

Robust

 

Seared Five Dot Ranch Strip Loin
cauliflower puree, pan fried parsley gnocchi, vintage port wine reduction

 

Crispy Skin Mount Lassen Trout
Pacific bay shrimp, cranberry bean relish, champagne sauce

 

Rolled Pasta
black truffle, root vegetables, roasted parsnip alfredo cream

 

Olive Oil Poached Lamb Tenderloin
Mendocino black trumpets, rosemary polenta, mustard jus

 

Sweets

 

Warm Oatmeal Cake
basil-orange ice cream

 

Espresso Crème Brûlée
sesame cookies

 

Red Wine Poached Pear
candied hazelnuts, crème fraiche sorbet

 

White Chocolate-Peppermint “Cheesecake”
aerated chocolate

Beverages

Cocktails

 

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
IPA

 

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

 

Wines

 

Sparkling

 

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

 

Chardonnay

 

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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Reservations

 

707-967-2300

Hours of Operation

 

Tuesday–Saturday
Lunch:
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Dinner: 5:30–8 p.m.

 

Additional Closings:
April 13–May 16 (spring break)
May 27–May 30
July 4
July 28–August 22 (summer break)
September 8–19
November 22–28
December 20, 2017–January 9, 2018 (winter break)

 


Location

 

2555 Main Street
St. Helena, CA 94574
 
Gatehouse Restaurant is located at the Williams Center for Flavor Discovery on The Culinary Institute of America’s St. Helena campus. 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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