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photo: CMC Culinary Arts Apprenticeship students working on the Keystone Resorts kitchen line.

Attend Culinary Arts School at Colorado's World Class Resorts

CMC's Culinary Arts AAS degree delivers hands-on learning experience at affordable tuition rates

The Colorado Mountain College offers two great culinary program tracks in top Colorado resorts, at a fraction of the cost of other culinary schools. Choose between the Apprentice or Internship tracks to fit your needs and goals.

Earn a resume-building degree, get on-the-job training or pickup skills and recipes for your home kitchen. Join our growing list of accomplished chefs who got their start here.

Apprenticeship Track

The Culinary Apprenticeship track at CMC Breckenridge & Dillon incorporates a Culinary Arts degree with a American Culinary Federation apprenticeship. Graduate with the credentials and experience you need to succeed quickly.

Culinary Apprenticeship Track

Internship Track

The Culinary Internship Track offers a shorter time from start to career. Your culinary arts education includes an internship — your opportunity to work in the world-class resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek and Summit County, Colorado. This track is offered at CMC Vail Valley and Breckenridge & Dillon.

Culinary Internship Track

Affordable, Low-Debt Culinary School Tuition

The CMC's culinary arts program is among the most affordable in Colorado while offering a quality, hands-on education where you’ll gain real-world experience and build professional connections that help you gain employment after graduation. That's smart.

Unlike many other culinary schools in Colorado, our culinary students appreciate how CMC’s low costs prevent them from graduating with crushing debt. See how we compare:

Tuition for Culinary AAS Degrees for 2020/21

CMC In-district
$
60 minimum credit hours required.
CMC In-state
$
60 minimum credit hours required.
Red Rocks Community College (2019/20)
$
Culinary Arts Degree, 62 credit hours.
Johnson & Wales
$
Two years, 94.5 credit hours.

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