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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

Oct
24
Tue
Southwest Grill @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

It’s the perfect time of year for grilling and Southwest flavors are a natural fit for the grill. Spend an evening enjoying items such as Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Smoked Tomato Jam, Garlic Rubbed Flat Iron Steaks with a Haystack of Chili Fried Onions and Grilled Filet of Salmon with Hickory Glaze.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • October 24, 2017 – October 24, 2017
Refund Date: October 20, 2017
Cost: $44
Syn: #08108

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Oct
27
Fri
Eastern Mediterranean @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 27 @ 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: F • October 27, 2017 – October 27, 2017
Refund Date: October 25, 2017
Cost: $44
Syn: #08071

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Nov
1
Wed
Bavaria @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 1 @ 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.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • November 1, 2017 – November 1, 2017
Refund Date: October 30, 2017
Cost: $44
Syn: #08067

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Nov
2
Thu
Art of the Vegetable II @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

The sequel to our most popular vegetarian class takes another look at bringing vegetables to the center of the plate. Learn to prepare a variety of wonderful vegetarian dishes ranging from appetizers to main courses and even desserts.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • November 2, 2017 – November 2, 2017
Refund Date: October 31, 2017
Cost: $44
Syn: #08110

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Nov
3
Fri
Mumbai @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Mumbai, also known as Bombay, is the largest metropolitan city in India. With its great diversity comes amazing cuisine with delicious appeal blending vibrant Indian spices and flavors with Western cooking techniques. Spend an evening with us exploring these unique flavor combinations.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • November 3, 2017 – November 3, 2017
Refund Date: November 1, 2017
Cost: $44
Syn: #08077

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Nov
7
Tue
Hearty Soups & Stews @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 7 @ 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.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • November 7, 2017 – November 7, 2017
Refund Date: November 3, 2017
Cost: $44
Syn: #08099

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Nov
8
Wed
Sharpening Your Knife Skills @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 8 @ 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.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • November 8, 2017 – November 8, 2017
Refund Date: November 6, 2017
Cost: $44
Syn: #08106

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Nov
9
Thu
Evening in Madrid @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 9 @ 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, Chilled Gazpacho, Spanish Tortilla, Potato Croquetas and the renowned Paella Valencia.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • November 9, 2017 – November 9, 2017
Refund Date: November 7, 2017
Cost: $44
Syn: #08073

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Nov
10
Fri
Northern Italy @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 10 @ 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 Prosciutto and Pan Seared Duck with Apples and Cream.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • November 10, 2017 – November 10, 2017
Refund Date: November 8, 2017
Cost: $44
Syn: #08078

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Nov
14
Tue
Breads of Italy @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 14 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Class Description:

A sequel to our Artisan Bread class we venture into Italy to explore some classic Italian style breads. Learn the secrets to preparing Ciabatta, Rustic Whole Wheat Olive and Rosemary Bread, Grissini and a Rustic Italian Boule.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • November 14, 2017 – November 14, 2017
Refund Date: November 10, 2017
Cost: $50
Syn: #08092

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