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Ghirardelli Expands Support of the Culinary Institute of America

Namesake Bakery Caf茅 at Greystone to Open in July

St. Helena, CA 鈥 The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, maker of premium chocolate products, has extended its longtime support of the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) with the new Bakery Caf茅 by Ghirardelli. The caf茅, located at the college鈥檚 California campus in St. Helena, is situated adjacent to the Ghirardelli Chocolate Discovery Center, a classroom for 澳门莲花赌城students that opened in 2014.

The caf茅 is a hands-on learning environment for students in the Baking and Pastry Arts associate degree program. Students will operate the caf茅 in their final semester at 澳门莲花赌城utilizing the culmination of their learned skills. The caf茅 will proudly feature 鈥淢ade With Ghirardelli鈥 beverage and dessert creations, including hot chocolate and frapp茅s, using Ghirardelli chocolate and cocoa powder. Seasonal sandwiches, salads, and sides created and served by students will also be offered.

鈥淲e are thrilled to expand our partnership with Ghirardelli Chocolate Company with this new imagining of Greystone鈥檚 Bakery Caf茅,鈥 said Thomas Bensel, managing director of CIA鈥檚 California campus. 鈥淭he new caf茅 will give students interested in someday operating their own establishment the skills and know-how, in addition to product knowledge.鈥

鈥淚t is with great pleasure that Ghirardelli supports the Culinary Institute of America with our donation for the renewal of the Ghirardelli Chocolate Discovery Center and the creation of the new Bakery Caf茅 by Ghirardelli,鈥 said Chris Eklem, the company鈥檚 vice president of professional products. 鈥淭he new Bakery Caf茅 by Ghirardelli offers a delicious experience for both students and visitors, and I am happy to be a part of this collaboration that supports 澳门莲花赌城students as they learn their trade to become the future of the foodservice industry.鈥

will reopen July 6, 2024 and will operate five days a week from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., with full lunch service from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. There was a celebratory dedication on June 7, 2024.


Photo Caption:

On June 7, The Bakery Caf茅 by Ghirardelli was dedicated at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone in St. Helena, CA. (Photo credit: Kristen Loken/CIA)


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About the Culinary Institute of America:

Founded in 1946, the Culinary Institute of America is the world鈥檚 premier culinary college. Dedicated to developing leaders in foodservice and hospitality, the independent, not-for-profit 澳门莲花赌城offers master鈥檚, bachelor鈥檚, and associate degrees with majors in culinary arts, baking and pastry arts, food business management, hospitality management, culinary science, and applied food studies. The college also offers executive education, certificate programs, and courses for professionals and enthusiasts. Its conferences, leadership initiatives, and consulting services have made 澳门莲花赌城the think tank of the food industry and its worldwide network of more than 50,000 alumni includes innovators in every area of the food world. 澳门莲花赌城has locations in New York, California, Texas, and Singapore.

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