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?


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.

Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 6 p.m.
Farquharson Hall
$150 prepaid, all-inclusive

 
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Or call 845-451-1014.

heart-shaped "love" cookie

Love at First Bite

Celebrate your valentine at the CIA with a three-course lunch that will transport you to Verona. Indulge in the specialties of Italy’s city of love. Savor risotto all’Amarone and bigoli with a duck ragù, served with your choice of red or white wine. Top off your meal with a decadent chocolate dessert. Show that special someone how much you love them with this sumptuous, flavor-filled afternoon.

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Noon
Ristorante Caterina de’ Medici
$59 prepaid, all-inclusive

 
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Or call 845-451-1014.

mardi gras beads and mask

Mardi Gras Roman Style

Carnevale has been celebrated for centuries throughout Italy and now we’re bringing the festivities to Hyde Park! Grab your favorite mask (optional, of course!) and take delight in traditional Italian Mardi Gras dishes and Tuscan wines. Show off your best costume for a chance to win a complimentary dinner for two at one of our restaurants.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 6 p.m.
Ristorante Caterina de’ Medici
$95 prepaid, all-inclusive

 
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Or call 845-451-1014.

bouillabaisse in a soup bowl

Classic Bouillabaisse

Revel in the flavors of the classic Provençal seafood stew from the French port city of Marseille. This warming and delicious three-course lunch will include salads and desserts served with rosés and white wines of the region. Join us to enjoy Marseille’s most famous dish!

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at Noon
The Bocuse Restaurant
$59 prepaid, all-inclusive

 
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Or call 845-451-1014.

lamb chops on a plate

Spring Lamb Nose-to-Tail

Experience Hudson Valley lamb like never before as our chefs prepare three dishes utilizing different cuts from the same animal, all served with organic New York State wines. Honor where your food comes from and embrace sustainability at this unique and exceptional meal.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 6 p.m.
American Bounty Restaurant
$95 prepaid, all-inclusive

 
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Or call 845-451-1014.

restaurant with windows above a city

The Most Spectacular Restaurant in the World

Celebrate the historic Windows on the World restaurant with a panel discussion and dinner inspired by author Tom Roston’s latest book, The Most Spectacular Restaurant in the World. Join Roston along with special guests Kevin Zraly, Glenn Vogt, Michael Lomonaco, and others as they discuss New York City’s restaurant culture and the impact of Windows on the World. The evening will include a silent auction. A portion of the proceeds from the dinner and auction will support CIA scholarships in memory of those who lost their lives when the Twin Towers were destroyed on 9/11.

Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 6 p.m.
Farquharson Hall
$250 prepaid, all-inclusive ($100 is tax-deductible)

 
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Or call 845-451-1014.

table full of food

Traditional American Sunday Supper—For Lunch

Yes! You can have dinner no matter the time of day. Treat yourself to the warmth and comfort of a classic Sunday supper at lunchtime. Savor items like our signature Parker House rolls, prime rib (carved tableside), and yummy Yorkshire pudding. Turn your weekday into a leisurely Sunday by spending your afternoon with us!

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Noon
American Bounty Restaurant
$59 prepaid, all-inclusive

 
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Or call 845-451-1014.

map of french regions

Regional French Classics

Take the trip you’ve been dreaming about without ever leaving New York. Eat and drink your way through Champagne, the Loire Valley, Burgundy, and Bordeaux in this exquisite four-course dinner focused on these famous French destinations. Each region will be represented by a classic dish paired with a wine from the area.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 6 p.m.
The Bocuse Restaurant
$95 prepaid, all-inclusive

 
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Or call 845-451-1014.

bowl of meat, potatoes, and vegtables

Pot-Au-Feu Goes Upscale

Pot-au-feu is a stew comprised of a rich broth, flavorful meat, and delightful vegetables. Indulge yourself with a luxury version of this quintessential French peasant family dish elevated with filet mignon simmered in broth with vegetables and potatoes.

Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Noon
The Bocuse Restaurant
$59 prepaid, all-inclusive

 
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Or call 845-451-1014.

creamy soup and crackers

American Comfort Food

Tax Day got you down? Join us for a four-course dinner of your favorite comfort foods like macaroni and cheese and braised beef gone gourmet. Unwind with CIA at Greystone wines and a special bourbon cocktail. You deserve it!

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 6 p.m.
American Bounty Restaurant
$95 prepaid, all-inclusive

 
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Or call 845-451-1014.

springtime by the eiffel tower

Springtime in Paris

There is nothing better than enjoying a meal inspired by the spring bounty of Paris…except maybe eating it in Paris! However, you can still savor the flavors of springtime in Paris with fresh asparagus, baby lamb, soft shell crab, and succulent strawberries made even more exceptional as only the CIA can.

Thursday, May 28, 2020 at Noon
The Bocuse Restaurant
$59 prepaid, all-inclusive

 
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Or call 845-451-1014.

place setting on a table

Moveable Feast

Experience all three of our award-winning restaurants in one memorable evening. Grab your CIA passport and head out on your culinary journey through contemporary French, farm-to-table American, and traditional Italian cuisines perfectly paired with wines. Street performers and musicians entertain you as you move between restaurants.

Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 5 p.m.
Farquharson Hall
$150 prepaid, all-inclusive

 
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Or call 845-451-1014.

handful of strawberries

Spring Comes to the Hudson Valley

Celebrate the warmer weather with Hudson Valley ingredients at this sensational three-course lunch served with local wines. Enjoy a menu featuring items like suckling pig, foraged mushrooms, wild ramps, and berries from the CIA gardens. You can’t get any more local than that!

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at Noon
American Bounty Restaurant
$59 prepaid, all-inclusive

 
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Or call 845-451-1014.

table of vegtables

A Vegetarian Feast

This is the best way to get your daily serving of fruits and vegetables…deliciously! Join us for an immersive dining experience where you will get the opportunity to enjoy ingredients from our gardens and have them transformed into a world-class, six-course vegetarian feast served with organic wines.

Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 6 p.m.
American Bounty Restaurant
$95 prepaid, all-inclusive

 

seafood in a bowl

Chef Dwayne’s New York Clambake

Nothing says summer like a classic clambake, and no one throws one better than CIA Chef Dwayne LiPuma who has been at the helm of the American Bounty Restaurant for more than five years. Prepare to pile your plates with oysters, clams, lobster, and corn while sipping on award-winning beer from The Brewery at the CIA. Make sure to leave room for strawberry shortcake!

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Noon
American Bounty Restaurant
$59 prepaid, all-inclusive

 

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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