The Culinary Institute of America




From the rehearsal dinner to the wedding reception, a San Francisco Bay wine-country wedding at The Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley provides culinary and hospitality experts to help plan every detail of the celebration. Now with two gorgeous venues that effortlessly provide the perfect backdrop for exquisite wedding photos, special toasts to the couple with regional wines and once-in-a-lifetime, memory-inspiring moments. The CIA at Greystone: the renowned, historic castle-like building surrounded by fragrant gardens, manicured lawns and abundant vineyards sets the romantic stage for the exchanging of nuptials. The CIA at Copia: the modern beauty in downtown Napa is home to bright, open spaces, culinary gardens, and the tiered Amphitheater that overlooks the Napa River.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Winery/Vineyard, Historic/Landmark Building, Museum/Gallery, Park/Garden, Modern


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 400 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 400 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 300 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 1am.

Rental Fees

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Culinary Institute of America is estimated at between $23,921 and $30,689 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Upgraded chairs
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Champagne toast
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Upgraded table linens
Printed menus

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 1:00AM
No rice, birdseed, confetti, or sparklers
Valet parking is required for over 200 guests

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