Open Table Diners' Choice Winner 2016Choose Your Next Dining Adventure

Our signature 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?


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

Reserve your seat now on Open Table or call 845-451-1014.
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Brew U at the CIA—NEW DATE!

The fourth annual “Brew U” is on tap for Saturday, October 19, 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 19 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 Half Time 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.
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Game Dinner with Burgundies

Fall is one of the best times of year to enjoy game meats. We’ll all go a little wild at this four-course dinner, where you’ll savor classic French game dishes created with local venison, rabbit, and pheasant. Expertly paired with French Burgundy wines, this mouthwatering meal includes:

  • Rabbit two ways—Rillette and terrine
  • Pheasant sausage with Calvados, apple, and French green lentils casserole
  • Venison Rossini
  • Beignet with red plum confiture, vanilla diplomate cream, Bouchard granita

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 6 p.m.
The Bocuse Restaurant
$95 prepaid, all-inclusive

Reserve your seat now on Open Table or call 845-451-1014.
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Hoof & Feather—Hudson Valley Game Lunch

We love all things Hudson Valley and so will you at this extraordinary four-course lunch featuring game meats and birds available in the Hudson Valley. We’ll top off the meal with a luscious dessert, and Millbrook Vineyard wine.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Noon
American Bounty Restaurant
$59 prepaid, all-inclusive

Reserve your seat now on Open Table or call 845-451-1014.
Black and White Truffle Dinner

Black and White Truffle Dinner

They call it “culinary gold.” We call it the world’s most luxurious ingredient. It’s the truffle! Join us for a welcome beverage, presentation, and tasting from our evening’s sponsor, Sabatino Tartufi in Danny Kaye Theatre. Then, enjoy a succulent six-course meal redolent with the flavors of black and white truffles. Four of the courses will be paired with Piedmont and Campania wines. This evening is not to be missed.

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 6 p.m.
Danny Kaye Theatre/Ristorante Caterina de’ Medici
$175 prepaid, all-inclusive

Reserve your seat now on Open Table or call 845-451-1014.