CULINARY CONFIDENCE  Hands-on learning and internships at the CMC Culinary Institute prepare you for a real-world career.

Culinary Education at CMC Culinary Institute

Launch a culinary career, update your skills — including sustainable cuisine — or feed your personal passion for the kitchen


Culinary Arts Apprenticeship is offered at Breckenridge & Dillon. Sustainable Cuisine is offered at Edwards. Restaurant & Culinary Management is offered at Steamboat Springs.

The Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute offers three great programs in stunning mountain locations, all at a fraction of the cost of other culinary schools. Earn a resume-building degree, get on-the-job apprenticeship training or pickup skills and recipes for your home kitchen. Turn your culinary passions into a great career.

Culinary Apprenticeship

The Culinary Apprenticeship program in Breckenridge incorporates a traditional Culinary Arts degree with a European style apprenticeship to provide you the credentials and experience you need to succeed.

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Restaurant & Culinary Management

Our Restaurant Management degree teaches you a solid base of culinary skills in combination with the knowledge needed to run a restaurant. You’ll be trained in the culinary basics while also learning accounting, purchasing and management. Your learning will take place in a beautiful new culinary kitchen in the college’s new academic center in Steamboat Springs.

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 Sustainable Cuisine

CMC’s Sustainable Cuisine program in Edwards lets you immerse yourself in the art of green cuisine via a two-year AAS degree. Or explore a specific interest in sustainable agriculture or sustainable restaurant operations through three shorter certificate programs.

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Non-Credit, Continuing Education Classes

Expand your personal cooking skills with hands-on, just-for-fun cooking classes.

Start dates and admission standards differ for each campus and program. You may only apply to one program at a time. Tours are available and may be arranged individually at each campus.