Hudson Valley Graduation Dinner
Hudson Valley Graduation Dinner
Hudson Valley Graduation Dinner

A Special Graduation Dinner at the CIA for Area Colleges and Universities

Saturday, May 21, 2022 | 5:30–8 p.m.

Join us for a graduation dinner hosted by The Culinary Institute of America on Saturday, May 21 in our stunning Farquharson Hall. Enjoy this very special CIA dining event with friends, family, and fellow graduates from local colleges—Marist, Vassar, SUNY New Paltz, and West Point, to name a few—while commemorating accomplishments with an incredible three-course meal, open wine and beer bar, and passed hors d’oeuvre. Reservations in the area are already filling for graduation dates, and we want to give you a graduation party to remember!


General Reservations—$120 per guest
May require some parties to sit at shared tables.

VIP Reservations—$145 per guest
Guarantees a private, unshared table.

All reservations include a half-hour reception with passed hors d’oeuvre, open wine and beer bar, a three-course dinner with a choice of entrée, and coffee and tea. VIP reservations also include a champagne toast, antipasto for the table, and a sweet treat party favor. Cocktails will be available for purchase. Reservations are pre-paid, all-inclusive, and non-refundable.

Live music provided.

For questions, please call 845-905-4533.


Passed hors d’oeuvre and open wine and beer bar
First Course
Baby Kale Salad
shaved sunchokes, roasted king oyster mushrooms, lemon parmesan dressing, grated parmesan
Entrée Course
Choice of:
Braised Beef Short Rib
seared diver scallop, parsnip purée, sautéed spinach, sauce perigourdine, crispy parsnip ribbons
Roasted Chicken
pea purée, chili roasted baby carrots, grilled bok choy, black garlic jus
Spring Vegetable-Mushroom Farrotto
saffron beurre blanc, petit salad of pea greens, red veined sorrel
Strawberry Shortcake
white cake, strawberry jam, vanilla mousse, white chocolate crème Parisienne, strawberry ice cream

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