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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:

Doug Schwartz
dschwartz@coloradomtn.edu
970-453-6757

Continuing Education Culinary Class Calendar

Jul
1
Wed
Mumbai @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jul 1 @ 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. Syn#89116 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • July 1, 2015 – July 1, 2015
Refund Date: June 29, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89116

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Jul
2
Thu
Mediterranean Grill @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Spend a warm summer evening traveling the Mediterranean learning to prepare a variety or grilled ethnic specialties from Greece, Turkey, Morocco, Italy and Spain. Syn#89139 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • July 2, 2015 – July 2, 2015
Refund Date: June 30, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89139

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Jul
7
Tue
Tuscany @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Tuscany, home to world class Chiantis, breads and prized olive oils is also the home of many Italian specialties. Learn to prepare a menu of Crostini Pomodoro, Eggplant Frittata, Pasta Fagioli, Tuscan Seafood Stew and Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Mushroom Sauce. Syn#89124 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • July 7, 2015 – July 7, 2015
Refund Date: July 2, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89124

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Jul
8
Wed
Flavor Dynamics @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jul 8 @ 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#89145 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • July 8, 2015 – July 8, 2015
Refund Date: July 6, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89145

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Jul
9
Thu
Sicily @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jul 9 @ 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#89123 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • July 9, 2015 – July 9, 2015
Refund Date: July 7, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89123

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Jul
10
Fri
Pacific Rim Fusion @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

What happens when East, West, North and South all come together in the kitchen? Pacific Rim Fusion Cuisine is the delicious result! Pacific Rim cooking is a combination of beautiful fresh foods with healthy cooking methods, Asian cooking techniques, exotic spices and exciting flavor combinations. Join us for a taste of the Pacific! Syn#89120 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • July 10, 2015 – July 10, 2015
Refund Date: July 8, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89120

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Jul
15
Wed
Asian Grill @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jul 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Many Asian countries use the grill as an important tool for cooking. In this class you will learn many international recipes and techniques from Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and India. Syn#89130 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • July 15, 2015 – July 15, 2015
Refund Date: July 13, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89130

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Jul
16
Thu
Art of the Vegetable @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Tired of the same old vegetable preparations? Let a professional chef show you how to bring fresh vegetables off of the sidelines and into the mainstream. Learn dishes such as Steamed Artichokes with Basil Aioli, Roasted Beet, Green Bean and Goat Cheese Salad with Mint and Warm Pistachio Vinaigrette, Homemade Sweet Potato Ravioli with Brown Butter and Sage and for dessert Spiced Butternut Squash Tart. Syn#89126 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • July 16, 2015 – July 16, 2015
Refund Date: July 14, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89126

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Jul
17
Fri
Art of Stir Fry @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Stir frying is an ancient style from China that produces fun, fast, tasty cuisine. We will learn both vegetarian and non-vegetarian recipes that make delicious, healthy and time conscious dishes. Syn#89125 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • July 17, 2015 – July 17, 2015
Refund Date: July 15, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89125

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Jul
21
Tue
Knife Skills @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jul 21 @ 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#89138 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • July 21, 2015 – July 21, 2015
Refund Date: July 17, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89138

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