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Get Sizzling at the Summit

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Looking to expand your palate or just brush up on your culinary skills?

Check out our chef bios and monthly newsletters coming soon.

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

Oct
2
Thu
Sicily @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 2 @ 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#85598 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • October 2, 2014 – October 2, 2014
Refund Date: September 30, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85598

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Oct
6
Mon
Wines of Napa Valley @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Class Description

Learn about the legacy and history of California’s most storied wine area. Learn about the 17 different Sub-Regions(AVA’s) that have their own individual characteristics. Try classic big Napa Cabernets, as well as learning about some great deals coming from this area. Syn#85651 Cost$44

Faculty: Robert A. Fowles
Meets: M • October 6, 2014 – October 6, 2014
Refund Date: October 3, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85651

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Oct
7
Tue
Seafood 101 @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 7 @ 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#85636 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • October 7, 2014 – October 7, 2014
Refund Date: October 3, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85636

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Oct
8
Wed
Savory Pot Pies @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

As the mountain evenings begin to turn cold, it’s a perfect time of year to warm your soul with delicious pot pies. You will prepare classics like chicken and beef pot pies as well as some new winter time favorites using salmon, shrimp, scallops and root vegetables. Syn#85635 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • October 8, 2014 – October 8, 2014
Refund Date: October 6, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85635

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Oct
9
Thu
Celebrating Julia Child @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Julia revolutionized French cuisine by presenting an approachable version of sophisticated French cooking techniques. Pay tribute to Julia in preparing items from her book Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Prepare dishes such as Soupe a Oignon Gratinee, her legendary Boeuf Bourguignon and a classic Apple Tart from Normandy. Syn#85614 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • October 9, 2014 – October 9, 2014
Refund Date: October 7, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85614

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Oct
10
Fri
Evening in Istanbul @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Spend an evening in Istanbul while learning to prepare a variety of Meze, Turkish small plates enjoyed on the streets of Istanbul. Enjoy Crispy Calamari with Garlic Vinegar Sauce, Lamb Brochettes with Yogurt, Mint and Roasted Tomato Sauce and more. Syn#85583 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • October 10, 2014 – October 10, 2014
Refund Date: October 8, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85583

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Oct
14
Tue
Knife Skills @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 14 @ 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#85629 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • October 14, 2014 – October 14, 2014
Refund Date: October 10, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85629

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Oct
15
Wed
Artisan Breads @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 15 @ 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#85610 Cost $50

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • October 15, 2014 – October 15, 2014
Refund Date: October 13, 2014 at
Cost: $50
Syn# 85610

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Oct
16
Thu
Japan @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Japanese style cooking incorporates healthy ingredients and cooking styles for light and interesting entrees. Learn to prepare Edamame Sweet Potato Salad, Steamed Shrimp Dumplings, Chicken Yakatori with Soy Green Beans and more. Syn#85606 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • October 16, 2014 – October 16, 2014
Refund Date: October 14, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85606

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Oct
17
Fri
Paris Bistro @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Spend an evening in Paris gazing at the Eiffel Tower as we learn to prepare Leeks Vinaigrette, Pommes Frites, Ratatouille, Chicken Fricasse with Tarragon and Mushrooms, Potage Escargot and topping it all off with a delicious Tarte au Pruneaux. Syn#85596 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • October 17, 2014 – October 17, 2014
Refund Date: October 15, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85596

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