The Culinary Institute of America

  • Flavor Bar Menu

    Learn to taste like a chef! While in the Spice Islands Marketplace, be sure to visit the Flavor Bar, where you can enjoy unique “Taste Like a Chef” sensory experiences that will give you insight into food ingredients and how a chef uses flavor to create perfectly seasoned dishes and confections.

    Calibrate Your Palate

    calibrate your palateEver wonder how chefs get flavors balanced just right? How to find the perfect balance of sweet, salty, sour & bitter? Spend 15 minutes tasting and learning during our video-guided presentation with chef instructor Toni Sakaguchi.

    This experience is held at noon & 2 p.m.
    $10.00 per person


    The Chocolate Experience

    flavor bar - chocolate experienceYou know you like chocolate, but do you know how it is grown? What makes some chocolate taste better than others? What "couverture" means? Learn this and more on this 15 minute video-guided presentation with chef instructor Stephen Durfee.

    This experience is held at 1 & 4 p.m.
    $10.00 per person


    Oleoteca® Villa Campestri

    premium olive oil Learn about Super-premium olive oil and taste how they can enhance almost any dish. Three oils will be tasted alone and with different food components in this tasting. All oils are available for purchase now, bottled to order in a 250ml size.

    This experience is held at 11am, 3 & 5 p.m.
    $15.00 per person


    The Spice Islands Marketplace & Campus Store at The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
    707-967-2309
    1-888-424-2433 (10:30 a.m.–6 p.m. PST, Sun.–Sat.)

     

  • The CIA at Greystone

    2555 Main Street
    St. Helena, CA 94574

    707-967-1100