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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:

Doug Schwartz
dschwartz@coloradomtn.edu
970-453-6757

Continuing Education Culinary Class Calendar

Jul
26
Tue
Summer Pasta Favorites @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Pasta dishes can be a simple and delicious meal option for all seasons. Enjoy an evening preparing a variety of light and seasonal pasta dishes including Linguini with Asparagus and Pine Nuts, Fettuccini with Sun Dried Tomato Pesto, Angel Hair Pasta with Lemon, Shrimp and Garlic and finish with a refreshing seasonal Gelato. Syn #98516 Cost$44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • July 26, 2016 – July 26, 2016
Refund Date: July 22, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn: 98516

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Jul
27
Wed
Morocco @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Join us for an evening in Casablanca while we learn to prepare a variety of North African fare. Prepare Moroccan Cous Cous, Chicken Tagine with Almonds and Apricots, Grilled Beef Skewers with Harissa, Roasted Beets with Cumin and Mint and Fish Kebabs with Charmoula. Syn #98482 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • July 27, 2016 – July 27, 2016
Refund Date: July 25, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn: 98482

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Jul
28
Thu
Pan Sauce @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Pan sauces are the basis for many popular restaurant dishes. Learn the secrets of a professional Saucier as we prepare a variety of both classical and contemporary dishes such as Steak au Poivre, Chicken Chasseur, Veal Piccata, Sauteed Lamb Medallions with Rosemary Zinfandel Reduction, Pan Seared Salmon with Chives, Lemon and White Wine and many more. Syn #98509 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • July 28, 2016 – July 28, 2016
Refund Date: July 26, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn: 98509

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Jul
29
Fri
Chef’s Dinner Party @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

What could be more fun than having professional chefs prepare you dinner? Join Chefs Doug Schwartz, Ian Buchanan and Pierre Luc for this demonstration style class while they prepare a seasonally inspired four course dinner for you and your friends. Syn #98505 Cost$65

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • July 29, 2016 – July 29, 2016
Refund Date: July 27, 2016
Cost: $65
Syn: 98505

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Aug
2
Tue
Artisan Bread @ CMC in Breckenridge
Aug 2 @ 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, pizza dough, focaccia and a variety of French loaves such as batards, baguettes, ficelles and boules. Syn #98500 Cost $50

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • August 2, 2016 – August 2, 2016
Refund Date: July 29, 2016
Cost: $50
Syn: 985

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Aug
3
Wed
Eastern Mediterranean @ CMC in Breckenridge
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Take a trip through the Eastern Mediterranean while learning to prepare healthy home cooked dishes from Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, Syria and countries on the Black Sea. Syn #98476 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • August 3, 2016 – August 3, 2016
Refund Date: August 1, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn: 98476

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Aug
4
Thu
Paris Bistro @ CMC in Breckenridge
Aug 4 @ 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. Syn #98490 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • August 4, 2016 – August 4, 2016
Refund Date: August 2, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn: 9849

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Aug
5
Fri
Bangkok on Foot @ CMC in Breckenridge
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

The tastiest food in Thailand is not found in restaurants, but in the plethora of stalls that line the streets. Come explore the variety of exotic dishes that one would find while traveling Thailand. Learn to prepare Crispy Fried Spring Rolls, Pad Thai, Chicken with Red Curry and Spicy Shrimp with Lemongrass and Coconut Milk. Syn #98472 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • August 5, 2016 – August 5, 2016
Refund Date: August 3, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn: 98472

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Aug
9
Tue
Sharpening Your Knife Skills @ CMC in Breckenridge
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

One of our most popular classes and recommended for anyone who is serious about improving their cooking skills. Learn about the selection, care and proper use of cutlery. Cutlery will be provided by CMC. This is a hands-on class with an emphasis on developing basic knife skills while learning classical vegetable cuts. Syn #98513 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • August 9, 2016 – August 9, 2016
Refund Date: August 5, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn: 98513

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Aug
10
Wed
Farm to Table @ CMC in Breckenridge
Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

With Colorado’s short growing season this class offers a perfect opportunity to enjoy a farm to table cooking class. The chef will shop the freshest market produce the morning of the class and then we will learn to prepare an impromptu menu based upon the season availability. Plan on beautiful vine ripened tomatoes, Olathe field fresh corn, juicy Palisade peaches and whatever was at the market that morning.Syn #98518 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • August 10, 2016 – August 10, 2016
Refund Date: August 8, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn: 98518

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