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

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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

September – October 2014

Sep
23
Tue
Soups I @ CMC in Breckenridge
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

This class covers the basics of stocks and entry level soup making. Students learn a variety of soup making methods including clear soups, pureed soups and creamed soups. Syn#85637 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • September 23, 2014 – September 23, 2014
Refund Date: September 19, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85637

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Sep
24
Wed
Asian Grill @ CMC in Breckenridge
Sep 24 @ 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#85612 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • September 24, 2014 – September 24, 2014
Refund Date: September 22, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85612

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Sep
25
Thu
Art of Stir Fry @ CMC in Breckenridge
Sep 25 @ 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#85607 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • September 25, 2014 – September 25, 2014
Refund Date: September 23, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85607

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Sep
26
Fri
Chef’s Dinner Party @ CMC in Breckenridge
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

What could be more fun than having two professional chefs prepare you dinner? Join Chef Ian Buchanan and Chef Doug Schwartz for this demonstration style class while they prepare a seasonally inspired four course dinner for you and your friends. Syn#85616 Cost$60

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • September 26, 2014 – September 26, 2014
Refund Date: September 24, 2014 at
Cost: $60
Syn# 86412

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Sep
30
Tue
Comfort Foods @ CMC in Breckenridge
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Traditional and nostalgic, American comfort foods are fun, simple to prepare and always warm our souls. Learn to prepare time honored favorites such as made from scratch Macaroni and Cheese, Buffalo Meatloaf, Slow Braised Pot Roast with Oven Roasted Root Vegetables and Mom’s Banana Pudding. Syn#85623 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • September 30, 2014 – September 30, 2014
Refund Date: September 26, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85623

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Oct
1
Wed
Art of the Vegetable II @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

The sequel to our most popular vegetarian class takes another look at bringing vegetables to the center of the plate. Learn to prepare a variety of wonderful vegetarian dishes ranging from appetizers to main courses and even desserts. Syn#85644 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • October 1, 2014 – October 1, 2014
Refund Date: September 29, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85644

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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
3
Fri
Mumbai @ CMC in Breckenridge
Oct 3 @ 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#85591 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • October 3, 2014 – October 3, 2014
Refund Date: October 1, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85591

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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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