Culinary Arts Institute in Colorado
Low-cost culinary degree with a national reputation is a smart choice
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. Join our growing list of accomplished chefs who got their start here.
Culinary Apprenticeship - Breckenridge
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.
Culinary Arts – Vail Valley
CMC’s Culinary Arts – Vail Valley program in Edwards offers a shorter time from start to career. Faculty with strong working chef experience provide hands-on training. Your culinary arts education will conclude with an internship — your opportunity to work in the world-class resorts of Vail and Beaver Creek.
Restaurant & Culinary Management - Steamboat Springs
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.
Compare: Our tuition is one of the lowest of Culinary AAS programs in Colorado
Low costs keep CMC graduates from being crushed by debt as they start their careers. Give yourself a financial break without compromising your education. That's smart.
Here’s how our in-district and in-state tuition compares to other culinary AAS programs in Colorado: