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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

Jan
29
Thu
Northern Italy @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jan 29 @ 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.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • January 29, 2015 – January 29, 2015
Refund Date: January 27, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 87214

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Jan
30
Fri
Chef’s Dinner Party @ CMC in Breckenridge
Jan 30 @ 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 • January 30, 2015 – January 30, 2015
Refund Date: January 28, 2015
Cost: $60
Syn# 87227

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Feb
3
Tue
Pressure Cooking Perfection @ CMC in Breckenridge
Feb 3 @ 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.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • February 3, 2015 – February 3, 2015
Refund Date: January 30, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 87234

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Feb
4
Wed
Artisan Pizza @ CMC in Breckenridge
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

This hands-on class will teach the secrets of preparing world class Neapolitan style pizzas in your home kitchen. Learn to make dough from scratch, delicious tomato sauces and techniques for baking a pizza using an oven peel and baking stone.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • February 4, 2015 – February 4, 2015
Refund Date: February 2, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 87224

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Feb
7
Sat
Sushi @ CMC in Breckenridge
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

Learn the basic skills that will enable you to make authentic sushi at home. Learn the secrets of preparing and seasoning sticky rice along with basic rolling techniques. Prepare items such as Tuna Rolls, Shrimp Tempura with Cucumber and Avocado, as well as vegetarian options like Tempura Asparagus Rolls.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: S • February 7, 2015 – February 7, 2015
Refund Date: February 5, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 87240

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Feb
10
Tue
Soups III @ CMC in Breckenridge
Feb 10 @ 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.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • February 10, 2015 – February 10, 2015
Refund Date: February 6, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 87237

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Feb
11
Wed
Sicily @ CMC in Breckenridge
Feb 11 @ 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.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • February 11, 2015 – February 11, 2015
Refund Date: February 9, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 87218

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Feb
12
Thu
Magical Spices of India @ CMC in Breckenridge
Feb 12 @ 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.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • February 12, 2015 – February 12, 2015
Refund Date: February 10, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 87210

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Feb
13
Fri
Valentines Day Dinner @ CMC in Breckenridge
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Class Description:

Spend a special evening with Carolyn Deal in this demonstration style class as she teams with Broken Compass Brewery for a Valentine’s Day Dinner. Enjoy dishes such as Pan Seared Wild Game with Broken Compass Porter and Cherries, Fresh Mussels with Broken Compass Belgium Wit and finish with Chocolate Mousse Marini with Broken Compass Seasonal Brew.

Faculty: Carolyn F. Deal
Meets: F • February 13, 2015 – February 13, 2015
Refund Date: February 11, 2015
Cost: $55
Syn# 89256

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Feb
17
Tue
Some Like It Hot @ CMC in Breckenridge
Feb 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description:

We promise to avoid ‘incendiary’ and ‘thermonuclear’ and stay in the ‘piquant’ to ‘sweating’ range. But be warned, if you think black pepper is spicy, this probably isn’t the class for you! We will create Sopes with Potatoes and Chorizo, Tuna Falafel with Cajun Style Cilantro Mayo, Jamaican Pepper Shrimp, Korean Chive Pancakes and Peruvian Red Kidney Bean and Quinoa Salad.

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • February 17, 2015 – February 17, 2015
Refund Date: February 13, 2015
Cost: $44
Syn# 87299

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