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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

Nov
5
Wed
Celebrating Julia Child @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 5 @ 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#85615 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • November 5, 2014 – November 5, 2014
Refund Date: November 3, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85615

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Nov
6
Thu
Holiday Appetizers @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Tired of unwrapping cheese and salami for your holiday appetizer plate? With fantastic flavors and technique, we will unwrap the holiday foodie in you with an array of appetizers. Learn to prepare Sweet Bacon Jam on Crostini, Zucchini and Tomato with Whipped Feta and Crispy Prosciutto and more. Syn#85627 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • November 6, 2014 – November 6, 2014
Refund Date: November 4, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85627

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Nov
7
Fri
Chef’s Dinner Party @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 7 @ 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#85621 Cost$60

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • November 7, 2014 – November 7, 2014
Refund Date: November 5, 2014 at
Cost: $60
Syn# 85621

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Nov
10
Mon
Introduction to Craft Beers @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Class Description

Do you enjoy beer yet struggle with understanding the differences between the many styles of beer in today’s market? Join beer connoisseur Trevor Johnson as he demystifies the world of beer. Learn to taste the difference between Ales, IPAs, Bitters, Pilsners, Lagers and Stouts as well as exploring some of the nuances of Sours, Saisons and more. Syn#85649 Cost $44

Faculty: Trevor H. Johnson
Meets: M • November 10, 2014 – November 10, 2014
Refund Date: November 7, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85649

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Nov
11
Tue
Soups III @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 11 @ 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#85639 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: T • November 11, 2014 – November 11, 2014
Refund Date: November 7, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85639

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Nov
12
Wed
Everything’s Better With Bacon @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Not just for breakfast, bacon has become one of the hottest trends in food. Enjoy an adventure filled evening preparing a bacon packed six course menu. Enjoy Cracked Bacon BLTs with Bacon and Tomato Jam, Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Shrimp Poppers and finish with warm Bacon and Apple Cookies and Caramel Salted Candied Bacon Ice Cream. Syn#85624 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • November 12, 2014 – November 12, 2014
Refund Date: November 10, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85624

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Nov
14
Fri
Southeast Asia @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Join us on a trip down the Mekong River and South China Sea as we tour Southeast Asia. Learn to prepare Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Hoisin Peanut Dipping Sauce, Indonesian Beef Satay, Malaysian Curry Lamb and Spicy Chicken with Basil. Syn#85601 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • November 14, 2014 – November 14, 2014
Refund Date: November 12, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85601

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Nov
19
Wed
Breads of Italy @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 19 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Class Description

A sequel to our Artisan Bread class we venture into Italy to explore some classic Italian style breads. Learn the importance of a Biga in preparing Ciabatta, Rustic Whole Wheat Olive and Rosemary Bread, Grissini and a Rustic Italian Boule. Syn#85613 Cost $50

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: W • November 19, 2014 – November 19, 2014
Refund Date: November 17, 2014 at
Cost: $50
Syn# 85613

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Nov
20
Thu
Italian Alps @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Take a trip to the Val d’Aosta, land of hearty alpine cuisine and home to the famed Fontina cheese. Learn to prepare dishes such as Carbonade of Beef with Polenta, Risotto with Artichokes and Fontina, Fondue with Alpine Cheeses, Smoked Chicken with Caramelized Turnips and a Pumpkin and Zucchini Potage. Syn#85588 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: TH • November 20, 2014 – November 20, 2014
Refund Date: November 18, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85588

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Nov
21
Fri
Burgundy @ CMC in Breckenridge
Nov 21 @ 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. Syn#85581 Cost $44

Faculty: Culinary Staff
Meets: F • November 21, 2014 – November 21, 2014
Refund Date: November 19, 2014 at
Cost: $44
Syn# 85581

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