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We offer a seasonal, three or four-course prix fixe menus

Three Courses—35 • Sommelier Pairings—35

Four Courses—45 • Sommelier Pairings—45

 

First Course

Puntarelle
chicories, boquerones, croutons capers, parmesan
S. Gobelsburg, Gruner Veltliner, Kamptal, Austria 2021

Charcuterie
porchetta di testa, rillettes, duck mousse, pate campagne, toast points, pickles, chutney
Domaine Dupeuble, Beaujolais Nouveau, Burgundy, France 2023

Steak Tartare*
quail egg, Asian pear, kimchi, puffed rice, daikon, sesame-rye cracker
Dassai, “45,” Junmai Daiginjo Sake Yamaguchi, Chugoku, Japan NV

Tortellini en Brodo
chicken broth, brassicas, kale, toasted garlic confit, parmesan
Inama, ‘Vin Soave,’ Soave Classico, Veneto, Italy 2021

Second Course

Russet Potato Gnocchi
house made ricotta, arugula pesto, fennel, roasted fall squashes, preserved lemon
Cliff Lede, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley 2022

Beet Latkes
cured Mt Lassen trout, crème fraîche, trout roe, orange segments, pickled shallots
Navarro, Gewürztraminer Anderson Valley 2020

Seafood Fritters*
celery cream, brown butter, Tsar Nicouli caviar
Schramsberg, Blanc de Blancs, North Coast 2018

“Chicken and Waffles”
chicken confit, cornmeal waffles, watercress, apple cider, farmer’s cheese
Ponzi, Pinot Gris, Chehalem Mountains, Oregon 2021

Main Course

Olive Oil Poached Steelhead
farro risotto, mushrooms, herb salad, salsa verde
Neyers, Chardonnay Carneros 2020

Garganelli Pasta
rabbit sugo, pancetta, white beans, pine nuts, Swiss chard, ricotta salata
Badia a Coltibuono, Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy 2019

Barbecued Carrots
braised lamb, cornbread gremolata, garbanzo fries, ajo blanco
Torbreck, ‘Woodcutter’s’ Shiraz, Barossa Valley, Australia 2020

Seared Duck Breast
sweet potato duck hash, chestnuts, Brussels sprouts leaves, duck jus
Morgan, ‘12 Clones’ Pinot Noir, Santa Lucia Highlands, Central Coast 2020

Confections

Maple Kari Panna Cotta
miso caramel, almond granola, candied lemon wheel
Royal Tokaji, Aszú, 5 Puttonyos, Tokaji, Hungary 2017

Hot Apple Pie “Tartine”
brown butter ice cream, Fiscalini cheddar crust, candied walnuts
Château Laribotte, Sauternes, Bordeaux, France 2016

Red Wine Poached Pear
Roquefort ice cream, walnut crumble, black pepper tuile
Graham’s, ‘6 Grapes’ Reserve Ruby Port Oporto, Portugal NV

Tahini Chocolate Cake
coconut anglaise, citrus cremeaux, black sesame
Domaine La Tour Vielle, Banyuls ‘Rimage,’ Languedoc-Roussillon, France 2020

Our menus vary seasonally and are subject to change.
(V) vegetarian, (VG) vegan, (GF) gluten-free, (S) spicy
Consuming raw or undercooked meats, seafood, cheese, and eggs may increase the risk of foodborne illness. *Contains shellfish.

A key component of the education process at CIA is learning how to deliver outstanding service. Students at the Culinary Institute of America are not permitted to accept tips, in accordance with IRS regulations and the CIA Student Code of Conduct. We thank you for honoring the “no tipping” policy, and for giving our students the opportunity to serve you. However, we do include a 20% Student Support Surcharge on each check which is returned to our students through scholarships. Thank you for helping to support the educational mission of CIA.

Three Courses—55 • Sommelier Pairings—40

Four Courses—65 • Sommelier Pairings—50

 

First Course

Chicories (GF)
Point Reyes Blue Cheese, citrus, crispy lotus root, preserved lemon vinaigrette
Cliff Lede, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley 2022

Celeriac Soup (GF)
sautéed fennel, smoked celery root, crème fraîche, herbs
Inama, Vin Soave, Veneto, Italy 2021

Brussels Sprout Salad (GF)
Umeshu vinaigrette, pickled fennel, bacon lardons, chestnut
Domaine Weinbach, Riesling, Alsace, France 2018

Kohlrabi (GF)
quinoa, tomatillo jam, serrano, puffed sorghum
Dassai, 45, Junmai Daiginjo Sake, Yamaguchi, Chugoku, Japan

Second Course

Winter Squash (V, GF)
furikake crisp, pumpkin seed puree, toasted farro, shiso, squash syrup
Storybook Mountain, Zinfandel Mayacamas Range, Napa Valley 2017

Pulpo (GF)
marinated octopus, saffron bomba rice, mojo de cilantro, aioli
Tenuta delle Terre Nere, Etna Rosso Sicily, Italy 2021

Jerusalem Artichoke
roasted and puréed, Bosc pear, pearl onion
S. Goblesburg, Gruner Veltliner, Kamptal, Austria 2021

Crudo (GF)
kombu cured market fish, pineapple fresno purée, persimmon agua chile
Colome, Torrentes Calchaqui Valley, Argentina 2022

Main Course

Cavatelli
house made rye pasta, roasted salsify, Manilla clams, mustard greens, scallion oil
Neyers, Chardonnay Los Carneros, Napa Valley 2019

Seared Striped Bass
cauliflower turmeric purée, fried capers, Israeli couscous
Schramsburg, Blanc de Blanc, Napa Valley 2018

Grilled Berkshire Pork Loin
apple miso pudding, wild mushrooms, turnip purée
Lang & Reed, Cabernet Franc, North Coast, 2020

Braised Short Rib (GF)
sweet potato purée, leeks, Jujube jus
Robert Foley, Charbono Napa Valley, 2018

Confections

Barley Brulee (DF)
cinnamon gelato, pecan crumble
KEO, St John Commandaría, Limmasol, Cyprus, Greece NV

Swan Song (GF)
vanilla pavlova, port poached quince, hazelnut whipped cream, pear compote
Royal Tokaji, Aszú, 5 Puttonyos, Tokaji, Hungary 2017

Into the Woods (GF)
porcini chocolate ice cream, smoked marshmallow, graham crackers, mushroom caramel, granola
Broadbent, 10 year Malmsey, Madeira, Portugal NV

Out of Necessity (GF)
carrot cake, ginger lime semifreddo, cashew crumble, coriander powder, goat cheese mousse
Chateau Laribotte, Sauternes, Bordeaux, France 2016

Our menus vary seasonally and are subject to change.
(V) vegetarian, (VG) vegan, (GF) gluten-free, (DF) dairy free, (S) spicy
Consuming raw or undercooked meats, seafood, cheese, and eggs may increase the risk of foodborne illness.
A key component of the education process at CIA is learning how to deliver outstanding service. Students at the Culinary Institute of America are not permitted to accept tips, in accordance with IRS regulations and the CIA Student Code of Conduct. We thank you for honoring the “no tipping” policy, and for giving our students the opportunity to serve you. However, we do include a 20% Student Support Surcharge on each check which is returned to our students through scholarships. Thank you for helping to support the educational mission of CIA.

By The Glass

Sparkling

Roederer Estate Brut, Anderson Valley NV 14

White

Colome Torrontes, Calchaqui, Salta, Argentina 2021 10
Fritz Haag Riesling, Mosel, Germany 2020 11
Neyers Chardonnay, Los Carneros, Napa Valley 2019 14

Red

Morgan Pinot Noir, Central Coast 2020 11
Charles Krug Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley 2019 14

Fortified

Blandy’s 10 year Sercial Madeira, Portugal 15
Broadbent 10 year Malmsey Madeira, Portugal 15
Smith Woodhouse 10 year Tawny Port, Gaia, Portugal 15

Sake

Dassai 45, Junmai Daiginjo, Yamaguchi, Japan 12

Beer (Bottle)

Chimay Première Trappist Ale, Belgium 14
North Coast Brewing Pilsner Scrimshaw, Mendocino 8
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Chico 8
Lagunitas Brewing Company IPA, Sonoma 8

Coffee, Tea, and Refreshers

French Press Coffee 5
Ethiopian: delicate and floral
Brazilian: intense with caramel notes
Cappuccino/Latte 4
Espresso 3
Double Espresso 5
Hot Tea: Dammann Frères, Selection 4
Navarro: Gewürztraminer, Grape Juice 7/28
San Pellegrino: Aranciata Rossa, Blood Orange 4
Bundaberg: Ginger Beer 6
Sprecher: Root Beer 5
Soda: Coca Cola, Diet Coke, Sprite 3

By the Bottle

Champagne and Sparkling

Gloria Ferrer Brut Rose, Napa Valley NV 45
Domaine Carneros Brut, Taittinger Los Carneros, Napa Valley 2016 180
Schramsberg Blanc de Blancs, North Coast 2018 80
Iron Horse Brut, Wedding Cuvée Green Valley of Russian River Valley, Sonoma 2017 90
Vve Fourny Blanc de Blancs 1er Cru, Vertus, France NV 125
Cleto Chiarli Lambrusco, Grasparossa de Castelvetro, Italy 50
Moet et Chandon Brut, Dom Perignon É pernay, France 2012500
Taittinger Blanc de Blancs, Comtes de Champagne Reims, France 2006 350

Crisp and Luminous White

Louis Métaireau Muscadet, Loire Valley, France 2020 45
S. Gobelsburg Gru ner Veltliner, Kamptal, Austria 2021 45
Filipa Pato Bical & Arinto, Bairrada, Portugal 2017 50
Ponzi Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, Oregon 2021 40
Badenhorst Chenin Blanc, Secateurs Swartland, South Africa 2020 45
Leirana Albarino, Rias Baixas, Spain 2017 65
Chappellet Chenin Blanc, Napa Valley 2020 90

Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc

Eroica Riesling, Columbia Valley 2016 50
Tatomer Riesling, Santa Barbara County 2018 60
Robert Sinskey Riesling blend Abraxas Los Carneros, Sonoma 2016 80
Cade Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley 2021 80
Charles Krug Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley 2022 40
Dm. Weinbach Riesling, Alsace, France 2018 60
Henri Bourgeois Les Baronnes, Sancerre, France 2021 75

Chardonnay

Brickhouse Estate, Ribbon Ridge, Chehalem Mountains Willamette Valley, Oregon 2012 80
Cakebread Napa Valley 2020 130
Château Montelena Estate, Napa Valley 2014 100
Domaine Laroche St. Martin, Chablis, France 2018 75
Hyde de Villaine Hyde Vineyard Los Carneros, Napa Valley 2015 155
Mount Eden Santa Cruz Mountains 2012 120
Stony Hill Napa Valley 2014 112

Pinot Noir

A to Z Oregon 2019 55
Big Table Farm Willamette Valley, Oregon 2019 95
Dog Point Marlorough New Zealand 2017 85
Patz & Hall Hyde Vineyard Los Carneros, Sonoma 17 140

Grenache, Zinfandel, and Syrah

Hestan Grenache, Napa Valley 2014 145
Quivira Grenache blend Elusive Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma 2017 55
Unti Grenache, Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma 2018 70
Mauritson Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma 2019 70
Lagier Meredith Syrah, Mount Veeder, Napa 2017 95
Peay Syrah Les Titans, Sonoma Coast 2016 115
The Ojai Vineyard Syrah Santa Barbara County, Central Coast 2018 70
Clos Pissarra Grenache Blend, El Ramon Priorat, Spain 2010 60
Ballentine Petit Sirah, Pocai Vineyard, Calistoga 2018 65

Cabernet Sauvignon and Friends

Arrowood Knights Valley, Sonoma 2016 90
BV Georges de Latour, Napa Valley 2014 150
Corison St. Helena, Napa Valley 2019 150
Hestan Napa Valley 2014 160
Ristow Quinta de Pedras, Napa Valley 1999 175
The Mascot Napa Valley 2013 190
Charles Joguet Cuvee Terroir, Chinon, France 2020 65
Inglenook Rutherford, 2016 105
Gramercy Cellars Columbia Valley, Washington 2014 95
Terra Valentine Spring Mountain, Napa Valley 2016 105
Charles Krug Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley 2019 63
Charles Krug Merlot, Napa Valley 2020 45

 

Corkage Fee: $20 per 750ml bottle
(one corkage waived for each bottle purchased from our list, to-go included)