Archive | October 5th, 2010

CIA Grand Opening Saturday

CIA Grand Opening Saturday

The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio, celebrates its official opening of the newly expanded campus Saturday.

10-foot CIA chef's toque heralds culinary events.

Live entertainment and competitions, a healthy snack competition among high school teams, demonstrations and tastings, as well as exhibits will highlight the daylong event. You may also join the tours, from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.,  and sample snacks from the outdoor kitchen.

The Pearl Farmers Market will go on as usual, in the breezeway and behind the Full Goods building as usual, from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m.  The CIA is in the Pearl Brewery, 312 Pearl Parkway.

Schedule of Events:

9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. High School Healthy Snack Competition
10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. New Campus Tours
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Demos and Tastings from Outdoor Kitchen
11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Guest Chef Demonstrations and Tastings
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Live Entertainment
9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Food and Beverage Exhibits
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Pearl Farmers’ Market

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