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

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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

October – November 2014

Oct
22
Wed
Pan Sauce @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 22 @ 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#85631 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • October 22, 2014 – October 22, 2014
Refund Date: October 20, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85631

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Oct
23
Thu
Evening in Madrid @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Spend an evening in Madrid learning to prepare a variety of Spanish tapas including Sizzling Shrimp in Garlic Sauce, Shellfish Cocktail with Tomatoes and Peppers, Little Gypsy Pork Rolls and the renowned Paella Valencia. Syn#85585 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • October 23, 2014 – October 23, 2014
Refund Date: October 21, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85585

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Oct
24
Fri
Northern New Mexico @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 24 @ 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. Syn#85594 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • October 24, 2014 – October 24, 2014
Refund Date: October 22, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85594

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Oct
28
Tue
Foods of the Mediterranean @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Some of the most amazing vegetarian recipes find their roots in the Mediterranean. Healthy and fresh foods line the coast exemplifying culture and healthy lifestyle. Join us as we take a trip through the Mediterranean sampling delicious vegetarian dishes. Syn#85646 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • October 28, 2014 – October 28, 2014
Refund Date: October 24, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85646

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Oct
29
Wed
Morocco @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 29 @ 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#85589 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • October 29, 2014 – October 29, 2014
Refund Date: October 27, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85589

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Oct
30
Thu
Bavaria @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Enjoy a winter alpine meal while learning to prepare German classics including Gemischter Salad, Spaetzel, Weiner Schnitzel, Beef Rouladen, Braised Red Cabbage and flakey Apple Strudel. Syn#85576 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • October 30, 2014 – October 30, 2014
Refund Date: October 28, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85576

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Oct
31
Fri
Eastern Mediterranean @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 31 @ 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#85582 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • October 31, 2014 – October 31, 2014
Refund Date: October 29, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85582

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Nov
4
Tue
Pasta Favorites @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Anytime is the perfect time to enjoy your favorite pasta dishes. Learn a chef’s secret for preparing restaurant quality dishes at home. Learn to prepare Spaghetti alla Carbonara, Fettuccini Alfredo, Linguini with Clams, Pasta Primavera, Spaghetti Bolognese and more. Syn#85633 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • November 4, 2014 – November 4, 2014
Refund Date: October 31, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85633

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Nov
5
Wed
Celebrating Julia Child @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Julia revolutionized French cuisine by presenting an approachable version of sophisticated French cooking techniques. Pay tribute to Julia in preparing items from her book Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Prepare dishes such as Soupe a Oignon Gratinee, her legendary Boeuf Bourguignon and a classic Apple Tart from Normandy. Syn#85615 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • November 5, 2014 – November 5, 2014
Refund Date: November 3, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85615

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Nov
6
Thu
Holiday Appetizers @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Tired of unwrapping cheese and salami for your holiday appetizer plate? With fantastic flavors and technique, we will unwrap the holiday foodie in you with an array of appetizers. Learn to prepare Sweet Bacon Jam on Crostini, Zucchini and Tomato with Whipped Feta and Crispy Prosciutto and more. Syn#85627 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • November 6, 2014 – November 6, 2014
Refund Date: November 4, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85627

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