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


    Roasted Baby Beets
    mustard greens, crispy cheese, hazelnut dressing, hibiscus gel
    Cured Mt. Lassen Trout*
    lentil salad, peas, garden radish, tarragon grüne sosse
    Corned Beef Tongue
    organic mushroom salad, horseradish sauce, pickled mustard seeds
    Cauliflower and Cumin Cream Soup
    pear-cider relish, crème fraîche
    Kabocha Squash Ravioli
    sautéed kale, spicy pumpkin seeds, pancetta, apple cider beurre blanc
    Crispy Seared Arctic Char
    romano beans, oregano, butterball potatoes, black garlic aioli
    Fillo Wrapped Black Cod
    soy and brown sugar marinade, farm vegetables, chorizo, coconut sauce
    Niman Ranch Braised Pork Cheeks
    shaved brussels sprouts, potato purée, preserved lemon and pepper relish
    5 Dot Ranch Seared Flat Iron Steak*
    sofrito empanada, quinoa pinenut salad, padron peppers, port wine braised cipollini, parsley chimichurri
    Lemon Verbena Panna Cotta
    nectarine curd, brown butter powder, white chocolate crisp pearls, cardamom tuile
    Chocolate Ganache Twist
    strawberry sorbet, almond cake, whipped crème fraîche
    California Cheese Selection*
    fruit mostarda, honeycomb, candied walnuts, hazelnut bread
    $5 supplement
  • Beverage Menu
    Bottled Beer


    Lagunitas Brewing Company, IPA 6
    North Coast Brewing, Schrimshaw Pilsner 6
    Anchor Brewing, Steam Ale 6
    Stella Artois, Lager 6
    Chimay Brewery, Première Trappist Abbey Ale 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, 2014 17 | 70
    Roederer Estate, Brut, Anderson Valley, NV 54
    Moet et Chandon, ‘Dom Perignon,’ Brut, Champagne, France, 2006 225


    Aromatic Whites


    Trefethen, Riesling, Napa Valley, 2015 11 | 40
    Bonny Doon, Le Cigare Blanc, ‘Beeswax Vineyards,’ Arroyo Seco, 2013 14 | 54
    Chappellet, Chenin Blanc, Napa Valley, 2013 48
    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 39
    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, 2015 75
    Dominique Cornin, ‘Pouilly-Fuissé,’ Burgundy, France, 2015 55
    Laroche, ‘St. Martin,’ Chablis, Burgundy, France, 2015 47
    Grgich Hills Estate, Napa Valley, 2013 87




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


    Pinot Noir and Gamay


    Charles Krug, Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2014 13 | 48
    Ancien, Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2014 15 | 66
    Château Thivin, Gamay, Côte de Brouilly, 2016 13 | 54
    Saintsbury, Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2014 52
    Patz & Hall, Pinot Noir, ‘Hyde Vineyard,’ Carneros, 2013 95
    Alma Rosa, Pinot Noir, ‘La Encantada,’ Santa Rita Hills, 2012 67




    Easton, Zinfandel, ‘Old Vine,’ Fiddletown, California, 2011 15 | 57
    Storybook, Zinfandel, ‘Mayacamas Range,’ Napa Valley, 2013 72
    Turley, Zinfandel, Hayne Vineyard, Napa Valley, 2013 135


    Intriguing Reds


    Muga, Tempranillo, Reserva, Rioja, 2013 14 | 59
    Quivera Vineyards, Elusive, Red Blend Dry Creek Valley, 2012 15 | 65
    Lagier Meredith, Syrah, Napa Valley, 2012 75
    Langmeil, Shiraz, ‘Valley Floor,’ Barossa Valley, Australia, 2013 48
    Robert Foley, Charbono, Napa Valley, 2013 65
    Badia a Colitibuono, Chianti Classico, Italy, 2014 39


    Bordeaux Varieties


    Markham, Merlot, Napa Valley, 2014 13 | 54
    Charles Krug, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2014 12 | 48
    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, 2013 123
    Inglenook, ‘Cask,’ Cabernet Sauvignon, 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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