Since 2008, Silver Oak Cellars chef Dominic Orsini has excelled in presenting cuisine that showcases Napa Valley bounty. He grows most of the herbs, vegetables and fruits used in his dishes and takes inspiration from his surroundings and the season. This week, Orsini presents his Silver Oak Cookbook
with a tasty reception at the new home of the Culinary Institute of America at Copia. Watch the chef prepare his mushroom and kale farrotto, taste samples of his Dungeness crab arancini and fried quail and get your hands on the new cookbook on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the CIA at Copia, 500 First St., Napa. 6pm. $50. 707.967.2530.