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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

Aug
4
Tue
Artisan Bread @ CMC in Breckenridge
Aug 4 @ 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.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • August 4, 2015 – August 4, 2015
Refund Date: July 31, 2015
Cost: $50
Syn# 89128

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Aug
5
Wed
Fish Meets Grill @ CMC in Breckenridge
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Fresh fish and shellfish are perfect for summer grill items. Learn to select the proper items for grilling while we prepare items such as Grilled Scallops with Orange Chili Vinaigrette, Cedar Planked Salmon with Mango Pineapple Salsa, and Grilled Halibut with Soy Ginger Wasabi Glaze.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • August 5, 2015 – August 5, 2015
Refund Date: August 3, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89135

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Aug
6
Thu
Vegetarians & Vegans Unite @ CMC in Breckenridge
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

This class explores the variety and diversity of vegetarian and vegan cuisine. Recipes will focus on being able to take various exciting ethnic and domestic recipes and toggle them between vegetarian and vegan preparations. This class is great for non-vegetarians too!

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • August 6, 2015 – August 6, 2015
Refund Date: August 4, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89146

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Aug
7
Fri
Chef’s Dinner Party @ CMC in Breckenridge
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

What could be more fun than having professional chefs prepare you dinner? Join Chef Doug Schwartz and Pierre Luc for this demonstration style class while they prepare a seasonally inspired four course dinner for you and your friends.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • August 7, 2015 – August 7, 2015
Refund Date: August 5, 2015
Cost: $60
Syn# 89134

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Aug
11
Tue
Northern New Mexico @ CMC in Breckenridge
Aug 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.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • August 11, 2015 – August 11, 2015
Refund Date: August 7, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89273

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Aug
12
Wed
Seafood Basics @ CMC in Breckenridge
Aug 12 @ 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.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • August 12, 2015 – August 12, 2015
Refund Date: August 10, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89304

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Aug
13
Thu
The Food Forum-Sustainability @ CMC in Breckenridge
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Join us for an evening of sustainable cooking utilizing local, seasonal ingredients followed by a discussion on food sustainability.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • August 13, 2015 – August 13, 2015
Refund Date: August 11, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 93630

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Aug
14
Fri
Eastern Mediterranean @ CMC in Breckenridge
Aug 14 @ 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 • August 14, 2015 – August 14, 2015
Refund Date: August 12, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89263

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Aug
19
Wed
Evening in Madrid @ CMC in Breckenridge
Aug 19 @ 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.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • August 19, 2015 – August 19, 2015
Refund Date: August 17, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89265

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Aug
20
Thu
Burgundy @ CMC in Breckenridge
Aug 20 @ 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.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • August 20, 2015 – August 20, 2015
Refund Date: August 18, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 89262

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