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Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute students

Last year these students of the Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute prepared a multi-course meal for the 2015 “A Celebration of Haute Cuisine,” a fundraising dinner held at the Keystone Ranch Restaurant. This year’s four-course dinner will be held Feb. 11, and is sponsored by Vail Resort’s Epic Promise and presented by the CMC Culinary Institute and Keystone Resort, in partnership with Breckenridge Distillery and Broken Compass Brewing. Photo Charles Engelbert

Diners at the Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute’s upcoming benefit dinner will not only enjoy a sumptuous four-course meal while savoring specially selected beverages, they’ll support scholarships for the renowned culinary program’s student apprentices, many of whom have gone on to work at top restaurants.

Paired with the courses will be a variety of beverages, from low/non-alcohol aperitifs to whiskey, beer and wine.

Presented by Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute and Keystone Resort, in partnership with Breckenridge Distillery and Broken Compass Brewing, “A Celebration of Haute Cuisine” is from 6 to 10 p.m. on Feb. 11 at Keystone Ranch Restaurant: A Colorado Steakhouse, 1437 County Road 150, Keystone. Current students of the college’s Culinary Institute will prepare the evening’s fare under the direction of Keystone Ranch Executive Chef Steve Vlass, a 2005 graduate of the college. The evening begins with a custom aperitif designed by Breckenridge Distillery and Broken Compass Brewing.

The event is sponsored by Vail Resort’s Epic Promise, and tickets are $165/person, with $125 of each ticket tax deductible. Patron tickets (two tickets for $500) and tables (eight seats for $2,000) are also available.

Tickets may be purchased online at cmcfoundation.org/make-my-gift (designate your gift to the Keystone Culinary Dinner), or by contacting Kendra Rhodes at the CMC Foundation at 970-947-8360 or karhodes@coloradomtn.edu. Reservations are required.