Santa Rosa: ServSafe Food Manager Safety Certification #75105

ServSafe Certification Class

It is required under the California State Health Code that one person in each food service operation has a Food Manager Safety Certification. This class uses ServSafe training to cover food safety, including ordering, preparing, storing, reheating, handling, and serving food safely. The class typically lasts 6 hours followed by the exam. You must pass the 80 question exam with 75% correct to get certified as a Food Safety Manager. Cost includes the class, a study guide, and the exam.

For more information and to register, go to the Eventbrite.

Garden and Graze: Tour with CIA Farmer Jon

Farmer Jon

Get to the root of it with Farmer Jon on The CIA at Copia Garden Tour! Learn from the mastermind behind the organically farmed garden that provides seasonal produce to the kitchens here at Copia. During the hour-long exploration of our edible garden, you will learn how to grow from seed to harvest, the importance of seasonality, consequences of nature and much more! After the tour, enjoy a curated bite featuring our garden produce.

Please note: All food provided will be vegetarian and gluten free.

For more information and to register, go to the Eventbrite.

Estampa Pop-up Grove

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Every Monday at Grove, we’ll be popping up an exciting dining experience presented by some of our friends in the Napa Valley.

Salud to your heart’s delight at our Estampa pop-up at Grove! Every fourth Monday of the month, CIA chef and Spain-native Rodrigo Vazquez will offer a Spanish-inspired menu of traditional small bites and beverages, all priced to share. Fill your belly with good food and drink, and you’ll receive an estampa (“stamp”) on a special card for each item you order. At the end of the night, we’ll tally your stamps and check-out will be a breeze. That will leave you plenty of time to flamenco into the night!

For tickets and more information, head on over to the Eventbrite.

Napa-Solano Greek Food Festival

Napa-Solano Greek Food Festival

Come and be Greek for a day and enjoy the delicious authentic Greek Food, pastries, dancing, music, and Greek Taverna featuring Greek beer, ouzo, metaxa, & wine.

Of all the Greek festivals held throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, it is widely noted that the Greek food prepared and served at our event is considered the most authentic and best tasting!

For more information, go to the Napa Valley Register.

Ocean’s Role in Sustainable Food Production

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Our symposium will present the current scientific, economic, social, and governance issues surrounding the ocean’s role in global food production and explore potential impacts of climate change on these functions and processes.

SESSIONS

  • Commercial fisheries management
  • Aquaculture development
  • Marine inputs in aquaculture and agriculture
  • Forage fish management and conservation

This event is co-sponsored by the UC Davis Coastal and Marine Sciences Institute, the UC Davis Sustainable Oceans National Research Training Program, NSF NRT#1734999, and the UC Davis California Environmental Law and Policy Center.

For more information, please see https://marinescience.ucdavis.edu/events/upcoming-events/sustainable_food_production.

For tickets, go to the Eventbrite.

Family Funday: Ramen at Home

Family Funday Pasta

What started off as an inexpensive and convenient meal option has evolved and taken over the food world! In this class, learn what makes a ramen noodle so unique and the technique to a perfectly smooth, balanced broth comparable to the very best from Japan.

Fun for ages 4+. All children must be accompanied by at least one adult participating in the class. All adults must be accompanied by at least one child.

For more information and to register, go to the CIA at Copia’s website.

Chef’s Class Fall Strudels and Turnovers

Chef's class for fall

Pie crust isn’t the only name in the dough game this season. In this class, we’ll explore fall forward recipes for strudels and turnovers. You’re new skills will come in handy at the next seasonal gathering!

Example recipes include Pear Strudel and Mushroom, Leek, and Brie Turnovers (this class is vegetarian)

For more information and to register, go to the CIA at Copia’s website.

Salsa Contest

Blanchard's Fried Chicken

Join the 5th Annual Salsa Making Contest at the Napa Main Library! Have a great family recipe to share? Join the fun as a taster or a contestant, top three winners will receive a prize.

To enter the contest, call 707-253-4237. For more information, visit the Napa Valley Register.

Blanchard’s Fried Chicken Pop-up at Grove

Blanchard's Fried Chicken

Every Monday at Grove, we’ll be popping up an exciting dining experience presented by some of our friends in the Napa Valley.

Finger lickin’ fried chicken is the name of the game every second Monday of the month when fried chicken connoisseur and Master Sommelier Chris Blanchard pops up at Grove! Come savor his Southern-inspired menu featuring (you guessed it) fried chicken, along with buttermilk biscuits, and plenty of decadent sides; mac and cheese, collard greens, and coleslaw. Enjoy at Grove or on-the-go!

For more information and to register, go to the CIA at Copia’s website.

Ciderfest 2019

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Join us at The CIA at Copia for our third annual Ciderfest! We will be celebrating the beginnings of apple season. Spend the afternoon sampling local and specialty ciders, as you enjoy live music, seasonal eats, and the beautiful Napa Valley weather with friends and family.

Admission is FREE for all ages but reserve tickets now to receive discount pricing on our packages. At the event, full-price cider tickets ($3 per ticket/tasting) will be on sale, as well as plenty of options for food. We’ll have a menu of apple-inspired seasonal dishes available for purchase, and our friends at Contimo will serve up lobster rolls (!!) all day long. And if that’s not enough, Grove will be open with their regular menu.

For more information and for tickets, go to the CIA at Copia’s website.