Cooking workshops at the Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Center
These are noncredit, continuing education courses (unless otherwise designated as a credit). Please register at least two business days in advance of the class you want to take. Register online through WebAdvisor or call us at 970-945-7486. For the full schedule of credit classes, please browse the online credit schedule.
Homemade Signature Ice Cream
Monday, 6-8pm, June 3
Put your summer on ice. Visit the lost art of ice cream-making by preparing a batch with fresh ingredients. Homemade ice cream is a treat to share with family and friends. Learn how to customize the basic recipe for nutrition, personal taste, and creative flair.
Cost: $29 Refund: 5/31
Ethiopian Bread, Desserts & Drinks
Thursday, 5:30-8:30pm, June 6
Ethiopian Native, Etensesh Bartley, teaches you how to make the unique Ethiopian bread. Afterwords you learn to make several types of Ethiopian desserts such as the incredibly scrumptious Baklavah, and finally, you learn to roast your own coffee, blend your own ice teas and other refreshing Ethiopian-spiced ice drinks.
Cost: $36 Refund: 6/4
Cooking Grains 101
Thursday, 5:30-8:30pm, June 13
Would you like to get more fiber in your diet, but you're not sure how? This class introduces you to quinoa, chia, flax, brown rice, barley and wheat. Learn how to prepare these grains and make a few dishes using them. Bring your favorite and best knife to class.
Cost: $34 Refund: 6/11
Salsa Bar, Grilled Steak & Fish Tacos
Tuesday, 6-9pm, June 18
Mexico is famous for its salsa and tacos. Join renowned local Mexican Chef Ricardo Torres to learn how to make a variety of salsas and tacos. Be prepared to eat well at the end of this class.
Cost: $41 Refund: 6/14
Thai One on Pho' Show
Thursday, 6-8:30pm, June 20
Chefs Louis and Tammy Girardot and class delve into the world of Thai and Vietnamese cooking covering several Thai sauces, stir-fry techniques and the traditional Vietnamese soup, Pho.
Cost: $43 Refund: 6/18
Ethiopian Veggie Dinners
Thursday, 5:30-8:30pm, June 27
Ethiopian native, Etenesh Bartley, teaches you how to make an authentic veggie meal including lentils with hot Ethiopian spices, cabbage and carrots in tumeric sauce, beat salad roasted in olive oil, and homemade Ethiopian cheese. At the end? You eat!
Cost: $41 Refund: 6/25
Enchiladas, Tostadas & Tacos
Tuesday, 6-9pm, July 9
Students learn to make green and red enchiladas, soft tortilla tacos and hard-shelled tostadas and tacos.
Cost: $33 Refund: 7/5
Food Preservation by Canning
Saturday, 9am-3pm, July 13
Prepare for the summer/fall harvest! Using the hot water and pressure canning methods, you learn to preserve fruits and vegetables, chutneys, salsas and jams depending on the time of year. The variety of product used are determined by the summer harvest. Please bring your own paring knife and apron. You bring home a hearty sample of the class' creations. The cost of the class includes instruction, supplies, the food product for preservation and lunch on class day.
Cost: $113 Refund: 7/11
Basics of the Mediterranean Table
Thursday, 6-8:30pm, July 18
Chefs Louis and Tammy Girardot share some of their timeless Mediterranean favorites including chicken suvlaki, walnut and pomegranate dip and Lebanese garlic dip.
Cost: $43 Refund: 7/16
Wednesday, 5:30-8:30pm, July 31
Get new ideas and learn techniques on how to use the fresh vegetables from your garden or the market. Class makes a complete vegetarian meal using fresh vegetables. Bring your best and favorite knife to class.
Cost: $34 Refund: 7/29
Fresh Fruit Dessert Harvest
Thursday, 6-8pm, August 1
Chefs Louis and Tammy Girardot tap into the fabulous local fruit offerings right at the height of harvest. Creme Anglaise and Sabayon are among the classic, highly adaptable sauces that the class makes.
Cost: $46 Refund: 7/30