Culinary Institute of America at COPIA


A Salute to Culinary Cinema at the CIA at COPIA

A film, food, wine, and fundraising event celebrating the best of culinary cinema.


The Rundown

Event Start Date:
April 5, 2024
Takes Place:
April 5 - 7
Event End Date:
April 7, 2024
Start Time:
05:00 pm
End Time:
03:00 pm
Is the event free?
Event Price:
$25 - $195
Reservations Required:
CIA at COPIA - 500 1st St.

Napa Valley Film Festival and CIA at Copia are proud to host a three-day event curated by Turner Classic Movies host Dave Karger featuring crave-worthy cinematic experiences about the creation, consumption, and contemplation of culinary comestibles (say THAT 5-times fast!).

Join them as they pair film screenings of great food-related films, Q&A with Hollywood insiders, and incredible food experiences.



-- April 5th: "The Taste of Things" (starring Juliette Binoche). Taste what you see on The Taste of Things with a 4-course meal prepared by Maître Cuisiniers de France (Master Chefs of France) Roland Passot and Joel Guillon.

Movie Only: $25 / Movie + Dinner: $195

-- April 6th: "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs" (Directed and written by Chris Lord and Phil Miller). After the movie, taste what falls from the sky in a kid-friendly tribute luncheon prepared by CIA chefs and students. 

Movie Only: $25 / Movie + Lunch: $60 (adults), $30 (kids under 16)

-- April 7th: "Tampopo," Juzo Itami’s rapturous “ramen Western” returns to U.S. screens for the first time in decades. After the film, enjoy a “Ramen-palooza” lunch by CIA Chef Annie Hongkham. Enjoy a Japanese walk-around experience featuring ramen and izakaya stations throughout the Copia venue + a selection of wine, beer, and sake.

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