June 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America)
500 1st Street
Napa, CA 94559, Napa
CA 94559
CIA at Copia

It’s guacamole game time at The CIA at Copia on Sunday, June 16 when local Bay Area chefs will be pitted against each other to see whose guacamole reigns supreme! Sample the guac goods during a walk-around tasting in our state-of-the-art kitchen and vote for your favorite! Then enjoy a summer libation on our outdoor mezzanine overlooking the Copia gardens. 

Hungry for more? Tacos and beer will be available for purchase after the event. 


Meet the Competitors:

More forthcoming!

Meet the Judges: 

  • Emma K. Morris, Wine and Food Photographer, Creative Director, and Brand Consultant

More forthcoming!



Are you a restaurant or catering team looking to throwdown? Contact Adam Padilla (adam.padilla@culinary.edu) for more information.

PARKING: There is parking in the lot directly outside of CIA at Copia as well as across the street, but the lots can get crowded. Plan to arrive early and we recommend carpooling.

VALET SERVICE: Gilmore Valet Service will provide complimentary valet parking services for all Copia guests and visitors (with validation/$15 without) on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

CELEBRATE: We host a variety of community events throughout the year – see what’s coming up next!