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A Moveable Feast Dining Event at The Culinary Institute of America

A Moveable Feast

Travel through three of the CIA’s award-winning restaurants in one glorious night. In each, you’ll dine on a different course prepared in the style of that restaurant and paired with sommelier-selected wines. Street performers, musicians, and singers will be waiting to entertain you as you move from restaurant to restaurant!

  • The Bocuse Restaurant—Contemporary French
  • American Bounty—Farm-to-Table American
  • Ristorante Caterina de’ Medici—Authentic Regional Italian

Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 5 p.m.
Farquharson Hall
$150 prepaid, all-inclusive

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A Trip to Alsace Dining Event at The Culinary Institute of America

A Trip to Alsace

Nestled in the eastern-most part of France lies the Alsace region, known world-wide for its food and wine. This four-course lunch accompanied by Alsatian wine, will transport you to the dining rooms of Alsace where you’ll enjoy such delights as:

  • Crayfish Bisque
  • Tarte Flambé
  • Choucroute Garnie
  • Dessert

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Noon
The Bocuse Restaurant
$59 prepaid, all-inclusive

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A Classic Italian Feast Dining Event at The Culinary Institute of America

A Classic Italian Feast

Enjoy a six-course dinner that recreates the essential flavors of a timeless Italian feast. It includes burrata caprese, wild mushroom risotto, branzino, filet mignon, and an luscious flourless chocolate cake for dessert. Classic wines like Montepulciano and Orvieto will be served. You’ll enjoy:

  • Melon with prosciutto
  • Burrata caprese
  • Wild mushroom risotto
  • Branzino
  • Filet mignon
  • Flourless chocolate cake

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 6 p.m.
Ristorante Caterina de’ Medici
$95 prepaid, all-inclusive

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Mid-Hudson Food & Wine Society Dinner Event at The Culinary Institute of America

Mid-Hudson Food & Wine Society Dinner

Join Janie Brooks Heuck, managing director of Brooks Winery, for a talk and tasting focused on biodynamic farming and the terroir of the Willamette Valley of Oregon. Then enjoy a stunning four-course meal paired with wines from Brooks Winery.

Savor a meal of:

  • Local triple cream cheese with rhubarb, chive blossoms, and brioche
  • Halibut with snap peas, beluga lentils, and local mushrooms
  • Smoked lamb shoulder with black hummus, carrots, and rosemary-ramp pesto
  • Vanilla bean angel food cake with strawberries and elderflower sabayone

Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 6 p.m.
Danny Kaye Theatre/American Bounty Restaurant
$95 prepaid, all-inclusive
MHFWS Members $80 prepaid, all-inclusive

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Street Foods of New York Dining Event at The Culinary Institute of America

Street Foods of New York

Join us for a delicious tribute to New York City’s culinary melting pot and foods we like to “eat on the street.” Enjoy lobster rolls, corn dogs, and fish tacos. Visit stations serving oysters, dumplings, knishes, arepas, kabobs, and falafel. Enjoy pizza served tableside and indulge yourself with amazing desserts. Savor a glass of wine or beer and soda. It’s a perfect lunch!

Friday, June 21, 2019 at Noon
American Bounty Restaurant
$59 prepaid, all-inclusive

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Moonshot—The History, The Science, The Food! Dining Event at The Culinary Institute of America.

Moonshot—The History, The Science, The Food!

Be there when CIA President Tim Ryan sits down with noted author Douglas Brinkley to discuss his new book Moonshot—John F. Kennedy and The Great Space Race. Following the talk, join us for a reception and dinner that will be out-of-this-world! You’ll dine on food inspired by the astronaut experience but prepared and elevated as only CIA chefs can. And yes, a Tang Spaced-out cocktail will be on the drinks menu! After dinner, join us for a showing of the acclaimed documentary Apollo 11, that chronicles America’s 1969 manned moon mission.

Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 6 p.m.
Marriott Pavilion, Ecolab Auditorium/Post Road Brew House
$150 prepaid, all-inclusive

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Venetian Cicchetti Dining Event at The Culinary Institute of America

Venetian Cicchetti

Feel like a Venetian at our Cicchetti, small plate, extravaganza. This array of tasty dishes reflects the flavors and culture of Venice. From wild greens savory tart to baccalà fritters and from short ribs with lemon zest to bread pudding with candied walnuts, every mouthful will transport you to a restaurant overlooking the Grand Canal.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Noon
Ristorante Caterina de’ Medici
$59 prepaid, all-inclusive

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Progressive Hudson Valley History Dinner Event at The Culinary Institute of America

Progressive Hudson Valley History Dinner

Come taste history at a progressive dinner created in collaboration with our Applied Food Studies program and highlighted in a current exhibit in the Conrad N. Hilton Library Rotunda. Historical recipes serve to highlight the area’s food, beverages, and people, drawing from such notable periods as the Dutch colonial, early republic, Gilded Age and more. You savor such items as:

  • Roasted oysters
  • Green pea and veal meatball soup
  • Pike à la royale
  • Petit hot dogs
  • Summer berry parfait

Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 6 p.m.
Danny Kaye Theatre/American Bounty Restaurant
$95 prepaid, all-inclusive

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Les Voyages of France Around the World Dining Event at The Culinary Institute of America.

Les Voyages of France Around the World

Voyage with us to French Polynesia and Vietnam to taste the French influence on these regions’ exquisite cuisines. Though territories of France, these mostly independent countries retain a distinctive French identity today! Enjoy such delights as:

  • Pacific yellowtail tartare
  • Spiced pork belly confit
  • Duck magret
  • Pineapple Madagascar

Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 6 p.m.
The Bocuse Restaurant
$95 prepaid, all-inclusive

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Brew U at the CIA

The fourth annual “Brew U” is on tap for Saturday, October 12, 2019 at The Egg in the Student Commons at the CIA’s Hyde Park, NY campus. Brew U is an exciting beer festival that will combine sampling from top breweries—including The Brewery at the CIA—with delicious food from the CIA and fun, educational seminars for beer and culinary enthusiasts.

Saturday, October 12 at 2 p.m. (VIP entry 1 p.m.)
The Egg

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Brewmaster’s Dinner Event at The Culinary Institute of America

Brewmaster’s Dinner

Love to taste and talk beer? Join two beer experts: Alan Daniels, owner of Halftime Beer in Poughkeepsie, NY and Hutch Kugeman, head brewer at the award-winning Brewery at the CIA, and to do just that. Then, enjoy an amazing dinner of beer-inspired pub fare like ale-battered fish and chips that will be paired with six different craft beers.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 6 p.m.
Danny Kaye Theatre/Post Road Brew House
$95 prepaid, all-inclusive

Reserve your seat now on Open Table or call 845-451-1014.
Students hosting the CIA's Charity Dining Events

Student Charity Dining Events

Presented by CIA bachelor’s degree students, these events help raise money for local charities. These future stars in the hospitality industry are responsible for all of the planning and execution, from menu development to the overall ambiance and design of the events.

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