Gatehouse Restaurant

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Server helping guests at the Gatehouse Restaurant, St. Helena, CA, located at the CIA at Greystone.


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—$45 | Sommelier Pairings—$40
    Four Courses—$55 | Sommelier Pairings—$50


    Heirloom Bean and Seaweed Salad
    edamame hummus, baby artichokes, sweet corn, goat cheese
    Trefethen, Riesling, Napa Valley, 2016
    Savory Egg Custard
    chicken confit, mushrooms, asparagus salad, black garlic
    Tablas Creek, Patelin Blanc, Paso Robles, 2016
    Cured Mt. Lassen Trout*
    spiced lentils, potato crêpe, tarragon grüne sosse, micro watercress
    Honig, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, 2016
    Zucchini Cumin Cream Soup
    greek spiced meatballs, crème fraîche
    Schramsberg, Blanc de Blancs, North Coast, 2015
    Housemade Ricotta Gnocchi
    roasted squash and eggplant, garden herbs, red pepper-balsamic coulis
    Chappellet, Chenin Blanc, Napa Valley, 2013
    Seafood Cioppino
    mussels, clams, shrimp, fennel, onion, focaccia crostini
    Badia a Coltibuono, ‘Chianti Classico,’ Tuscany, 2015
    Filo Wrapped Black Cod
    soy and brown sugar marinade, snap peas, chorizo, coconut sauce
    Château Thivin, ‘Côte de Brouilly,’ Beaujolais, 2016
    Niman Ranch Pork Tenderloin*
    smoked cauliflower puree, collard greens, pistachios, honey-bourbon jus
    Saintsbury, Vin Gris of Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2017
    Seared Squab Breast
    english pea flan, sautéed mushrooms, peas and carrots, madeira jus
    Quivira, ‘Elusive’ Red Blend, Dry Creek Valley, 2014
    5 Dot Ranch Flat Iron Steak*
    sofrito empanada, onion citrus marmalade, charred broccoli, ancho adobo, almonds
    Arrowood, Cabernet Sauvignon, Knights Valley, 2013
    Lemon Verbena Pot de Crème
    citrus curd, brown butter powder, white chocolate pearls
    Chateau Doisy-Védrines, Sauternes, France, 2011
    White Wine Poached Nectarine
    brandy anglaise, peach jelly, financier cake spiced almond granola, honey crémeux
    Robert Mondavi, Moscato d’Oro, Napa Valley, 2014
    Marbled Chocolate Ganache
    coconut ice cream, mango compote, lime meringue, hibiscus gel
    Prager, White Port, ‘Aria,’ 2015
    California Cheese Selection*
    wine gelée, honeycomb, walnuts, fruit-nut bread
    $5 supplement
    Sonoma Beverage Works, ‘Anvil’ Bourbon Apple Cider
    *Consuming raw or undercooked meats, seafood, cheese, and eggs may increase the risk of foodborne illness.
  • Beverage Menu
    Bottled Beer


    Lagunitas Brewing Company, IPA 6
    North Coast Brewing, Scrimshaw Pilsner 6
    Anchor Brewing, Steam Ale 6
    Stella Artois, Lager 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, North Coast, 2015 17 | 70
    Iron Horse, ‘Wedding Cuvée’ Brut, Green Valley of Russian River Valley, 2013 69
    Moet et Chandon, ‘Dom Perignon’ Brut, Champagne, France, 2006 225


    Aromatic Whites


    Trefethen, Riesling, Napa Valley, 2016 11 | 40
    Tablas Creek, Patelin Blanc, Paso Robles, 2016 14 | 46
    Pride Mountain, Viognier, Sonoma County, 2014 77
    Mathiasson, White Blend, Napa Valley, 2014 58


    Sauvignon Blanc


    Charles Krug, Napa Valley, 2016 9 | 34
    Honig, Napa Valley, 2016 39
    Henri Bourgeois, Sancerre, “Les Baronnes,” Loire, France 2015 45




    Neyers, Carneros District, 2014 14 | 54
    Laroche, ‘St. Martin,’ Chablis, Burgundy, France, 2016 10 | 47
    Rombauer, Carneros District, 2015 68
    Greystone Cellars, California, 2014 29
    Stony Hill, Napa Valley, 2012 71
    Cakebread, Napa Valley, 2015 75
    Dominique Cornin, ‘Pouilly-Fuissé,’ Burgundy, France, 2015 55




    Saintsbury, Vin Gris of Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2016 11 | 42


    Pinot Noir and Gamay


    Charles Krug, Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2015 13 | 48
    Ancien, Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2014 15 | 66
    Château Thivin, ‘Côte de Brouilly’ Gamay, Beaujolais, France 2016 13 | 54
    Saintsbury, Pinot Noir, Carneros, 2014 52
    Patz & Hall, Pinot Noir, ‘Hyde Vineyard,’ Carneros, 2014 95
    Alma Rosa, Pinot Noir, ‘La Encantada,’ Santa Rita Hills, 2012 67




    Easton, ‘Old Vine,’ Fiddletown, 2011 15 | 57
    Storybook, ‘Mayacamas Range,’ Napa Valley, 2013 72
    Turley, Hayne Vineyards, Napa Valley, 2013 135
    Mauritson, Dry Creek Valley, 2014 64


    Intriguing Reds


    Badia a Colitibuono, Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy, 2015 11 | 40
    Quivira, ‘Elusive’ Red Blend, Dry Creek Valley, 2014 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


    Bordeaux Varieties


    Markham, Merlot, Napa Valley, 2014 13 | 54
    Charles Krug, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2014 12 | 48
    Arrowood, Cabernet Sauvignon, Knights Valley, 2013 14 | 56
    Greystone, Merlot, Napa Valley, 2012 29
    Charles Krug, Merlot, Napa Valley, 2012 45
    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
    Anomaly, Cabernet Sauvignon, St. Helena, 2013 151
    Harlan, ‘Mascot,’ Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2011 50 | 183
    Château de Pez, St. Estephe, Bordeaux, France, 2013 98


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Hours of Operation


5:30–8 p.m.


Additional Closings:
November 20–27
December 19–31


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.


Campus Map

CIA Greystone, St. Helena, California Campus Map


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