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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
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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Jun
12
Fri
Morocco @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jun 12 @ 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#89114 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • June 12, 2015 – June 12, 2015
Refund Date: June 10, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89114

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Jun
16
Tue
Seafood 101 @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Under the guidance of a professional chef instructor, learn the ABC’s of fish and shellfish cookery. Learn how to select, store, fabricate and prepare a variety of seafood items. Using a seasonal menu format, you will learn to prepare dishes using items such as salmon, halibut, trout, tuna, shrimp, scallops, calamari and crab. Syn#89142 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • June 16, 2015 – June 16, 2015
Refund Date: June 12, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89142

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Jun
17
Wed
Southwest Grill @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jun 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Summer is 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. Syn#89143 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • June 17, 2015 – June 17, 2015
Refund Date: June 15, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89143

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Jun
19
Fri
Burgundy @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jun 19 @ 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. Syn#89110 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • June 19, 2015 – June 19, 2015
Refund Date: June 17, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89110

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Jun
24
Wed
Magical Spices of India @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jun 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Aromatic, colorful, flavorful and good for you, the spices of India add so many aspects to this exotic, delicious cuisine. Turmeric, coriander, cinnamon, nutmeg…the list goes on and on. Come and visit the spice market as we prepare some incredible Indian dishes with these wonderful flavors. Syn#89113 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • June 24, 2015 – June 24, 2015
Refund Date: June 22, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89113

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Jun
25
Thu
Northern Italy @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jun 25 @ 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. Syn#89117 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • June 25, 2015 – June 25, 2015
Refund Date: June 23, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89117

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