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Get Sizzling at the Summit

Expand your palate or brush up on your culinary skills with continuing education classes

See the Continuing Education Culinary Class Calendar below.

If you’re seeking a Culinary Arts Degree, CMC has three, including the Culinary Apprenticeship program in Breckenridge.

Private Culinary Classes

The Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute at Breckenridge is now offering private classes. Book a class for that special occasion. This is an ideal venue for Birthday Parties, Book Clubs, Bachelorette Parties, Company Christmas Parties and just getting together with friends.

Choose from a number of menus or work with your private chef and create a menu tailored to your particular desires.  Popular classes have included many classes from our International Series such as Thailand, France, Eastern Mediterranean, Italy and India. Private classes are also a perfect way to spend time with your fellow workers with our team building classes.

Classes include a private chef, hands-on cooking and dinner. They are limited to 12 participants and the cost is $50 per person with a $500 minimum.

To book a class, contact:

Ian Buchanan
ibuchanan@coloradomtn.edu
970-453-6757

Continuing Education Culinary Class Calendar

Dec
6
Tue
Flavor Dynamics @ CMC in Breckenridge
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Learn the many facets of developing and maximizing flavors in food. Taste and learn the many uses for oils, vinegars and fresh herbs. An emphasis will be placed on cooking without recipes, using substitutions and learning to cook by looks, aroma, feel, taste and natural intuition.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • December 6, 2016 – December 6, 2016
Refund Date: December 2, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn: #00844

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Dec
7
Wed
Thailand @ CMC in Breckenridge
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Travel the regions of the Thailand countryside as you learn to prepare authentic homestyle dishes such as Fresh Spring Rolls with Sweet/Spicy Lime Fish Dipping Sauce, Panaeng Beef Curry, Hot and Sour Prawn Soup, Green Curry Chicken and more.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • December 7, 2016 – December 7, 2016
Refund Date: December 5, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn: #00826

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Dec
8
Thu
Soups-Flavors of Asia @ CMC in Breckenridge
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

This class focuses on the wide variety of soups eaten in Southeast Asia. Learn to make soups like Hot and Sour Shrimp, Miso with Tuna and Fresh Ginger, Vietnamese Pho, Thai Pumpkin with Coconut, Chicken Laska and more.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • December 8, 2016 – December 8, 2016
Refund Date: December 6, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn: #00859

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Dec
9
Fri
Sicily @ CMC in Breckenridge
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Tucked away on the southern tip of Italy, Sicily is ubiquitous to the Mediterranean diet. Learn to prepare a number of Sicilian favorites such as Bruschetta Caponata, Grilled Fresh Fish with Roasted Tomato Sauce, Chicken Marsala and the famous dessert, Cannoli with Sweetened Ricotta.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • December 9, 2016 – December 9, 2016
Refund Date: December 7, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn: #00823

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Dec
13
Tue
Artisan Bread @ CMC in Breckenridge
Dec 13 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Class Description:

This intensive hands-on seminar on bread introduces the student to the basics of artisan bread baking. Learn to bake basic white bread, multi-grain boules, braided loaves, and a variety of French loaves such as batards, baguettes, ficelles and boules.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • December 13, 2016 – December 13, 2016
Refund Date: December 9, 2016
Cost: $50
Syn: #00830

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Dec
14
Wed
Flavorful Food for Your Health @ CMC in Breckenridge
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Taught by Medical Oncology Nurse Practitioner Dr Jette R Hogenmiller: Food for health does not need to be boring! It is so confusing these days with all the mixed messages about what we should eat for health. Come and learn about how to prepare enjoyable meals that help you to be healthy.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • December 14, 2016 – December 14, 2016
Refund Date: December 12, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn: #00872

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Dec
15
Thu
Paris Bistro @ CMC in Breckenridge
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Spend an evening in Paris gazing at the Eiffel Tower as we learn to prepare Leeks Vinaigrette, Pommes Frites, Ratatouille, Chicken Fricassee with Tarragon and Mushrooms, Potage Escargot and topping it all off with a delicious Tarte au Pruneaux.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • December 15, 2016 – December 15, 2016
Refund Date: December 13, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn: #00821

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Dec
16
Fri
Chef’s Dinner Party @ CMC in Breckenridge
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

What could be more fun than having professional chefs prepare you dinner? Join Chef Ian Buchanan and a guest chef for this demonstration style class while they prepare a seasonally inspired four course dinner for you and your friends. Includes one glass of wine.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • December 16, 2016 – December 16, 2016
Refund Date: December 14, 2016
Cost: $65
Syn: #00839

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Jan
24
Tue
Thailand @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Travel the regions of the Thailand countryside as you learn to prepare authentic homestyle dishes such as Fresh Spring Rolls with Sweet/Spicy Lime Fish Dipping Sauce, Panaeng Beef Curry, Hot and Sour Prawn Soup, Green Curry Chicken and more.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • January 24, 2017 – January 24, 2017
Refund Date: January 20, 2017
Cost: $44
Syn: #03296

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Jan
25
Wed
Artisan Pizza @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

This hands-on class will teach the secrets of preparing world class Neapolitan style pizzas in your home kitchen. Learn to make dough from scratch, delicious tomato sauces and techniques for baking a pizza using an oven peel and baking stone.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • January 25, 2017 – January 25, 2017
Refund Date: January 23, 2017
Cost: $44
Syn: #03306

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