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Looking to expand your palate or just brush up on your culinary skills?

Check out our chef bios and monthly newsletters coming soon.

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

Jan
13
Tue
Artisan Breads @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jan 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, pizza dough, focaccia and a variety of French loaves such as batards, baguettes, ficelles and boules.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • January 13, 2015 – January 13, 2015
Refund Date: January 9, 2015
Cost: $50
Syn# 87222

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Jan
15
Thu
Soups I @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

This class covers the basics of stocks and entry level soup making. Students learn a variety of soup making methods including clear soups, pureed soups and creamed soups.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • January 15, 2015 – January 15, 2015
Refund Date: January 13, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 87235

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Jan
16
Fri
Burgundy @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Located just north of Lyon, Burgundy is home to some of the finest reds in the world and is truly the bread basket of France. Learn to prepare classic Burgundian dishes such as Coq au Vin, Boeuf Bourguignon, French Onion Soup Gratinee and Savory Fruit Tarts.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • January 16, 2015 – January 16, 2015
Refund Date: January 14, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 87207

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Jan
19
Mon
Wines of Argentina @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Class Description:

Enjoy an evening with Bob Fowles owner of Table One Imports as he presents a selection of wines from Argentina. Bob has developed quite a following so early registration is suggested.

Faculty: Robert A. Fowles
Meets: M • January 19, 2015 – January 19, 2015
Refund Date: January 16, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 87245

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Jan
21
Wed
Healthy in a Hurry-Chicken @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Everybody’s favorite bird is due for a re-dressing with 5 fast, exciting and delicious new ‘outfits’ that you’ll have on the table in 20 minutes or less! Orange Chicken with Sauteed Garlic Spinach, Cap’n Crunch Chicken, Almost Guilt Free Sesame Chicken with Broccoli, Chicken Scampi over Angel Hair Pasta and Chipotle Chicken and Avocado Quesadillas.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • January 21, 2015 – January 21, 2015
Refund Date: January 19, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 87231

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Jan
22
Thu
Eastern Mediterranean @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jan 22 @ 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.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • January 22, 2015 – January 22, 2015
Refund Date: January 20, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 87208

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Jan
23
Fri
Northern New Mexico @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Different from Tex Mex and what we have come to understand as Mexican food, the cuisine of Northern New Mexico is unique to its history and geographical location. Spend an evening preparing favorites such as Stacked Blue Corn Enchiladas, New Mexican Style Posole, Winter Vegetable Escaveche and Capriotata Pudding.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • January 23, 2015 – January 23, 2015
Refund Date: January 21, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 87215

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Jan
27
Tue
Soups II @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Learn to prepare a variety of American classics each with a different twist. Soups might include Mom’s Old Fashioned Chicken Noodle, Nebraska Corn Chowder, Old Fashioned Split Pea with Country Ham, Black Bean with Chorizo, Creamy Chicken and Mushroom, Asparagus with Wild Rice and more.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • January 27, 2015 – January 27, 2015
Refund Date: January 23, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 87236

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Jan
29
Thu
Northern Italy @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

This class concentrates on legendary products such as Parmesana Reggiano, Prosciutto de Parma, and prized balsamic vinegars. Savor authentic dishes such as Braised Chicken with Wild Mushrooms, Classic Polenta, Wild Field Green Salad with Proscuitto and Pan Seared Duck with Apples and Cream.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • January 29, 2015 – January 29, 2015
Refund Date: January 27, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 87214

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Jan
30
Fri
Chef’s Dinner Party @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

What could be more fun than having professional chefs prepare you dinner? Join Chef Doug Schwartz and Pierre Luc for this demonstration style class while they prepare a seasonally inspired four course dinner for you and your friends.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • January 30, 2015 – January 30, 2015
Refund Date: January 28, 2015
Cost: $60
Syn# 87227

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