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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

Feb
10
Wed
Pressure Cooking Perfection @ CMC in Breckenridge
Feb 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Want to prepare delicious and satisfying meals while spending less time in the kitchen and more time on the slopes, enter today’s modern pressure cooker. Modern pressure cookers are safer, quieter and easier to use than old fashioned models. Learn how to prepare your favorite winter stews, roasts and chilies in half the time of conventional cooking methods. Syn#96209 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • February 10, 2016 – February 10, 2016
Refund Date: February 8, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn# 96209

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Feb
11
Thu
Northern New Mexico @ CMC in Breckenridge
Feb 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#96180 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • February 11, 2016 – February 11, 2016
Refund Date: February 9, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn# 96180

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Feb
16
Tue
International Soups @ CMC in Breckenridge
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

This class will focus on international soups. Learn to prepare French Potage Escargot, French Onion Soup Gratinee, Indian Mulligatawny, Cuban Black Bean, Italian Minestrone and many more. Syn#96214 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • February 16, 2016 – February 16, 2016
Refund Date: February 12, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn# 96214

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Feb
17
Wed
Savory Pot Pies @ CMC in Breckenridge
Feb 17 @ 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#96210 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • February 17, 2016 – February 17, 2016
Refund Date: February 15, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn# 96210

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Feb
18
Thu
Northern Italy @ CMC in Breckenridge
Feb 18 @ 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 Prosciutto and Pan Seared Duck with Apples and Cream. Syn#96177 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • February 18, 2016 – February 18, 2016
Refund Date: February 16, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn# 96177

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Feb
19
Fri
Eastern Mediterranean @ CMC in Breckenridge
Feb 19 @ 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. Syn#96168 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • February 19, 2016 – February 19, 2016
Refund Date: February 17, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn# 96168

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Feb
22
Mon
Cheese Making Workshop I @ CMC in Breckenridge
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Join Karen Oberholtzer for this hands-on cheese making class where you will make mozzarella, marinated mozzarella, ricotta and cheese herb logs. You will learn the fundamentals of cheese making at home with milk from her local Brown Swiss Cows. Cost $44 Syn#96224

Faculty: Karen Oberholtzer
Meets: M • February 22, 2016 – February 22, 2016
Refund Date: February 19, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn# 96224

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Feb
23
Tue
Art of the Vegetable @ CMC in Breckenridge
Feb 23 @ 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#96218 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • February 23, 2016 – February 23, 2016
Refund Date: February 19, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn# 96218

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Feb
24
Wed
Art of Stir Fry @ CMC in Breckenridge
Feb 24 @ 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#96189 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • February 24, 2016 – February 24, 2016
Refund Date: February 22, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn# 96189

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Feb
25
Thu
Global Street Food @ CMC in Breckenridge
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Some 2.5 billion people eat street food every day. Some of the tastiest foods in the world are sold by vendors from street stalls. Learn to prepare a variety of tasty snacks from the streets of the world. Syn#69171 Cost$44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • February 25, 2016 – February 25, 2016
Refund Date: February 23, 2016
Cost: $44
Syn# 96171

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