vegetable stew dish
seafood dish
brew u event at the CIA
beefsteak dinner in Farquharson Hall at the CIA

Choose Your Next Dining Adventure

Our dining events take the CIA restaurant experience to the next level. With something for nearly every craving, style, and mood, these events offer a world-class dining experience, an opportunity to see firsthand the future leaders of the food industry, and a chance to meet other guests who love food and wine as much as you do! Which will you choose?

“My America” Book Talk and Dinner with Chef Kwame Onwuachi

My America Book Talk and Dinner with Chef Kwame Onwuachi

We welcome Chef Kwame Onwuachi—CIA grad, James Beard Award winner, acclaimed author, Food & Wine executive producer, and Top Chef all-star—at the CIA for our next special dining event! The evening begins with a wine reception in the Danny Kaye Theater where Chef Onwuachi will give a book talk about his latest best-selling cookbook, My America: Recipes from a Young Black Chef. Then, you’re invited to join us for an exclusive dinner in American Bounty featuring his favorite dishes from the cookbook. Each ticket includes an autographed copy of the cookbook.

Friday, July 22 at 6 p.m., Danny Kaye Theater/American Bounty Restaurant

$150 prepaid, all-inclusive of talk, dinner, and autographed copy of cookbook

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In the meantime, visit us for a meal or join us for the CIA Experience at our New York campus, where you’ll taste, learn, and tour your way through food history. Learn more >

The Signature Series

These annual traditions sell out fast! So grab your spouse, your friends, your neighbors, and make an evening of it.
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Moveable Feast

The total CIA dining package! Experience all three of our award-winning restaurants in one memorable night. Grab your CIA passport and head out on your culinary journey through contemporary French, farm-to-table American, and traditional Italian cuisines with a course at each restaurant, wine pairings included! Street performers and musicians entertain you as you move between restaurants.

Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 5 p.m.
Farquharson Hall
$165 prepaid, all-inclusive

Awards won by cia brewery

Brew U

Beer and food lovers—are you ready? The fifth annual Brew U is on tap at the CIA! Join us to experience everything the CIA does best—beer, food, and education. Tour the award-winning Brewery at the CIA, attend fun seminars on a variety of topics related to brewing, enjoy delicious food prepared by CIA and guest chefs, and—of course—sample beers and ciders from some of New York State’s top breweries. Information on tickets, participating breweries, and programming coming soon!

Date and reservation information coming soon.

truffles on a plate

Black and White Truffle Dinner

Taste “culinary gold,” at this premier CIA event. The night begins with a welcome reception, tasting, and demonstration by Sabatino Tartufi in the Danny Kaye Theatre. Then, indulge in a six-course dinner paired with wines at Ristorante Caterina de’ Medici where each dish showcases the flavor of black and white truffles. This is a meal you will not want to miss!

Date and reservation information coming soon.

people enjoying the annual beefsteak diner event

Beefsteak

The annual Beefsteak event is filled with enormous good cheer, unlimited great food, excellent CIA Beefsteak Blonde beer and local Taconic Bourbon, jubilant voices raised in song, a six-piece brass band, and joyful camaraderie of the table. Set in the gorgeous Farquharson Hall, you won’t find a more enjoyable way to spend an evening in February.

Date and reservation information coming soon.

 

Experience the CIA with a New Public Tour

You’re invited to go behind the scenes of the CIA and get an inside look into our world of food with the CIA Experience—a new public tasting, learning, and touring experience at our New York campus. Available Wednesday and Friday at 2:30 p.m. Book your tour after your lunch or before your dinner reservation with us. The CIA Experience is approximately one hour in length.

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