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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

May
5
Tue
Evening in Madrid @ CMC in Breckenridge
May 5 @ 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#89111 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • May 5, 2015 – May 5, 2015
Refund Date: May 1, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89111

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May
7
Thu
Flavor Dynamics @ CMC in Breckenridge
May 7 @ 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#89136 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • May 7, 2015 – May 7, 2015
Refund Date: May 5, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89136

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May
13
Wed
Knife Skills @ CMC in Breckenridge
May 13 @ 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#89137 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • May 13, 2015 – May 13, 2015
Refund Date: May 11, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89137

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May
14
Thu
Artisan Bread @ CMC in Breckenridge
May 14 @ 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#89127 Cost $50

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • May 14, 2015 – May 14, 2015
Refund Date: May 12, 2015
Cost: $50
Syn# 89127

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May
19
Tue
Artisan Pizza @ CMC in Breckenridge
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

This hands-on class will teach the secrets of preparing world class Neapolitan style pizzas in your home kitchen. Learn to make dough from scratch, delicious tomato sauces and techniques for baking a pizza using an oven peel and baking stone. Syn#89129 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • May 19, 2015 – May 19, 2015
Refund Date: May 15, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89129

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May
21
Thu
Everything’s Better With Bacon @ CMC in Breckenridge
May 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Not just for breakfast, bacon has become one of the hottest trends in food. Enjoy an adventure filled evening preparing a bacon packed six course menu. Enjoy Cracked Bacon BLTs with Bacon and Tomato Jam, Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Shrimp Poppers and finish with warm Bacon and Apple Cookies and Caramel Salted Candied Bacon Ice Cream. Syn#89133 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • May 21, 2015 – May 21, 2015
Refund Date: May 19, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89133

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May
26
Tue
Pan Sauce @ CMC in Breckenridge
May 26 @ 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#89140 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • May 26, 2015 – May 26, 2015
Refund Date: May 22, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89140

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May
28
Thu
Summer Pasta Favorites @ CMC in Breckenridge
May 28 @ 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#89141 Cost$44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • May 28, 2015 – May 28, 2015
Refund Date: May 26, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89141

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Jun
9
Tue
Breads of Italy @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jun 9 @ 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 importance of a Biga in preparing Ciabatta, Rustic Whole Wheat Olive and Rosemary Bread, Grissini and a Rustic Italian Boule. Syn#89131 Cost $50

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • June 9, 2015 – June 9, 2015
Refund Date: June 5, 2015
Cost: $50
Syn# 89131

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Jun
11
Thu
Northern New Mexico @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jun 11 @ 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#89119 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • June 11, 2015 – June 11, 2015
Refund Date: June 9, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89119

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