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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

Dec
2
Tue
Soups IV @ CMC in Breckenridge
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

This class will focus on hearty winter favorites. Learn to prepare favorites such as Chili Rojo, Roast Pork Green Chili, Lamb and Black Bean Chili, New Orleans Seafood Gumbo, Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya and High Country Elk Stroganoff. Syn#85640 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • December 2, 2014 – December 2, 2014
Refund Date: November 25, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85640

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Dec
3
Wed
Sicily @ CMC in Breckenridge
Dec 3 @ 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. Syn#85599 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • December 3, 2014 – December 3, 2014
Refund Date: December 1, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85599

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Dec
4
Thu
Bavaria @ CMC in Breckenridge
Dec 4 @ 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#85577 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • December 4, 2014 – December 4, 2014
Refund Date: December 2, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85577

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Dec
5
Fri
Morocco @ CMC in Breckenridge
Dec 5 @ 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#85590 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • December 5, 2014 – December 5, 2014
Refund Date: December 3, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85590

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Dec
6
Sat
Holiday Cookies @ CMC in Breckenridge
Dec 6 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Class Description

Tis the season…and nothing represents it as well as a tray of holiday cookies! Students will prepare three different crowd-pleasing cookies and will take home samples of each. Vera Dawson will introduce the group to bar cookies, cut-out cookies and hand shaped cookies and will pass on tips and techniques to assure their success in the rarified air of Summit County. Syn#85648 Cost $44

Faculty: Vera Dawson
Meets: S • December 6, 2014 – December 6, 2014
Refund Date: December 4, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85648

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Dec
9
Tue
Flavor Dynamics @ CMC in Breckenridge
Dec 9 @ 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. Syn#85626 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • December 9, 2014 – December 9, 2014
Refund Date: December 5, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85626

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Dec
10
Wed
Evening in Istanbul @ CMC in Breckenridge
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Spend an evening in Istanbul while learning to prepare a variety of Meze, Turkish small plates enjoyed on the streets of Istanbul. Enjoy Crispy Calamari with Garlic Vinegar Sauce, Lamb Brochettes with Yogurt, Mint and Roasted Tomato Sauce and more. Syn#85584 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • December 10, 2014 – December 10, 2014
Refund Date: December 8, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85584

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Dec
11
Thu
Winter One Pot Meals @ CMC in Breckenridge
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Tis the season for delicious, hearty winter meals. But don’t let cooking get in the way of your work, school or play. Join us in this hands-on workshop as we learn to prepare simple, tasty and convenient one pot meals. Syn#85643 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • December 11, 2014 – December 11, 2014
Refund Date: December 9, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85643

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Dec
12
Fri
Thailand @ CMC in Breckenridge
Dec 12 @ 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. Syn#85603 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • December 12, 2014 – December 12, 2014
Refund Date: December 10, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85603

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Dec
16
Tue
Soups V @ CMC in Breckenridge
Dec 16 @ 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. Syn#85641 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • December 16, 2014 – December 16, 2014
Refund Date: December 12, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85641

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