Special Dining Events

Choose Your Next Dining Adventure

Our signature dining events take the CIA restaurant experience to the next level. With something for nearly every craving, style, and mood, these events offer a world-class dining experience, an opportunity to see firsthand the future leaders of the food industry, and a chance to meet other guests who love food and wine as much as you do! Which will you choose?


A Moveable Feast

The logos of the 3 Culinary Institute of America restaurants in Hyde Park, NY.Travel through three of the CIA’s award-winning restaurants in one glorious night. In each, you’ll dine on a different course prepared in the style of that restaurant and paired with sommelier-selected wines. Street performers, musicians, and singers will be waiting to entertain you as you move from restaurant to restaurant!

  • The Bocuse Restaurant—Contemporary French
  • American Bounty—Farm-to-Table American
  • Ristorante Caterina de’ Medici—Authentic Regional Italian

Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 5 p.m. Farquharson Hall
$150 prepaid, all-inclusive

Reserve your seat now on Open Table or call 845-451-1014.



A Classic Italian Feast

A Classic Italian FeastEnjoy a six-course dinner that recreates the essential flavors of a timeless Italian feast. It includes burrata caprese, wild mushroom risotto, branzino, filet mignon, and an luscious flourless chocolate cake for dessert. Classic wines like Montepulciano and Orvieto will be served. You’ll enjoy:

  • Melon with prosciutto
  • Burrata caprese
  • Wild mushroom risotto
  • Branzino
  • Filet mignon
  • Flourless chocolate cake

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 6 p.m.
$95 prepaid, all-inclusive

Reserve your seat now on Open Table or call 845-451-1014.



Venetian Cicchetti

glasses of wine at the Venetian Cicchetti dining eventFeel like a Venetian at our Cicchetti, small plate, extravaganza. This array of tasty dishes reflects the flavors and culture of Venice. From wild greens savory tart to baccalà fritters and from short ribs with lemon zest to bread pudding with candied walnuts, every mouthful will transport you to a restaurant overlooking the Grand Canal.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Noon
$59 prepaid, all-inclusive

Reserve your seat now on Open Table or call 845-451-1014.





All event prices are per person and include all food, paired beverages, tax, and student support surcharge.

* Cancellation Policy
  • Cancel up to seven days in advance—No Penalty
  • Cancel three–six days prior to the event—$25 per person penalty and the balance is returned in form of a CIA Gift Card.
  • Cancel or no show 48 hours prior to the event—No Refund