Pearl Brewery Culinary Institute and Parking Garage

Retail | San Antonio

  • Project Scope 75,000 SF Culinary Institute and Adjacent Parking Garage
  • Completion Date August 2010
  • Owner Silver Ventures
  • Architect RVK Architects

The Culinary Institute of America found its second home at the Pearl Development. The campus includes classroom/lecture space, a state-of-the-art kitchen indoor kitchen and outdoor kitchen, offices, 450-space parking garage, retail and restaurant space, condominiums, CIA Cafe and Bakery, and the Amphitheater

Working at an historic site and on the San Antonio River required our team to take extensive measures to ensure the integrity of all historical elements. The scope of the renovations work consisted of the restoration of the historic conveyor and removal of existing foundations and piers in the area.  

The Culinary Institute Building is certified LEED Gold and the Culinary Institute of America is LEED Silver.

  • 2011 ABC Excellence in Construction Award
  • 2012 ENR Best Retail Mixed-Use Development in United States
  • 2010 ASA Project of the Year
  • 2012 Build San Antonio Green Honorable Mention
  • 2012 San Antonio Business Journal’s Best Retail Development