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The Culinary Institute of America


South Parking Lot (601 1st St, Napa, CA 94559)
The Culinary Institute of America at Copia is located at 500 1st Street in downtown Napa. The CIA at Copia is approximately an hour and a half north of San Francisco: Driving Directions to the CIA at Copia.

You are responsible for providing your own transportation to and from the Culinary Institute of America at Copia. This includes air and/or ground transportation from your place of residence and daily ground transportation. Shuttle transportation will not be available to and from hotels.

The CIA at Copia is located within walking distance of several downtown Napa hotels, and we encourage you to walk. However, if you are staying farther away, or prefer to drive, please print out this parking pass and park in the South Parking Lot, located across the street from Copia and the Oxbow Public Market. Parking attendants will direct you upon entrance.


We are tight on parking, and therefore urge everyone to carpool and/or walk whenever possible. Several hotels are within walking distance of campus.The closest hotels are the Westin Resort and the River Terrace Inn, easily accessed by the river walking trail. Most downtown Napa hotels are also under a mile walking distance. So, if you will be staying nearby, we encourage a leisurely 5-15 minute walk to and from campus for the conference each day.