Special Dining Events

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Flavors from the Basque

Flavors from the BasqueSouthwestern French Cuisine, Spanish Style

Head to the Aquitaine region of France where flavors from Spain’s Basque region influence traditional French cuisine. Ingredients you’ll enjoy: fish from the Bassin d’Arcachon, cured ham of Bayonne, Piment d’Espelette, milk cheeses, and chocolates.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Noon
$59 prepaid, all-inclusive

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


Paris–Gare de Lyon

Paris–Gare de LyonThis exciting event takes diners on a culinary trip from the Paris–Gare de Lyon terminal south to Lyon. You’ll enjoy meals inspired by iconic chefs from both cities, including Paul Bocuse, Daniel Boulud, Alain Passard, Joseph Viola, and Pierre Hermé.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 6 p.m.
$95 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 service charge.

* 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

A Moveable Feast

A Moveable FeastThis unique culinary experience starts with a reception in the glorious Farquharson Hall. You’ll receive a passport outlining your evening’s journey through our three award-winning restaurants. In each, you’ll dine on a different course prepared in the style of that restaurant and paired with sommelier-selected wines.

  • The Bocuse Restaurant—Contemporary French
  • American Bounty—Regional and Seasonal American
  • Ristorante Caterina de’ Medici—Authentic Regional Italian

Buskers, musicians, and singers will be waiting to entertain you as you move from restaurant to restaurant!

This annual event usually takes place in June.

Half Moon TheatrePre-Theater Dinner Reservations

The Culinary Institute of America and Half Moon Theatre are excited to continue our partnership that brings New York-style theatrical performances to the Marriott Pavilion on the CIA’s Hyde Park campus. Enjoy a meal in The Bocuse Restaurant prior to the show. Book your table now and enjoy the critically acclaimed professional repertoire of Half Moon Theatre paired with one of the award winning restaurants at the CIA. To make reservations, e-mail or call 845-905-4533 to reserve your table now.