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Continuing Education in the Study of Wine/Culinary

Colorado Chef's Apprenticeship Program

About the Colorado Chef's Apprenticeship Program

The Hospitality, Tourism & Events Management Program at MSU Denver entered into a partnership with the Colorado Chefs Association as a host site in the offering of programs of instruction of the highest quality and reputation concerning the American Culinary Federation’s Apprenticeship Program which leads to certificates and diplomas. The program delivers, over 36 weeks, Level 1 and 2 Certified Cook and the Baking and Pastry courses in the Plaza Building in HTE’s production kitchen and classroom on the Auraria campus in downtown Denver. The Chefs Association will provide the instructors for the program. Go to for more information, or call 303-264-3005.

For more information please mail, call, or fax the HTE Department at MSU Denver:

Metropolitan State University of Denver
School of Hospitality, Events and Tourism
P.O. Box 173362
Plaza Building Room 124, Campus Box 60
Denver, CO 80217-3362
Phone: (303) 556-5638
Fax: (303) 556-556-8046

International Sommelier Guild

About the International Sommelier Guild

The International Sommelier Guild is the premier wine-knowledge resource center focused on helping you meet your wine and spirit needs through providing tailored expert teaching and consultation. The International Sommelier Guild brings together the resources of the top educators, industry leaders, premier restaurateurs, wine merchants, wineries, and writers. We are a community that learns from each other and strives to pool the knowledge of the best minds available to keep you on top of new trends, research, developments, and standards. Whether you are looking to develop a basic understanding of food & wine marriage or to become an accredited Sommelier, the International Sommelier Guild can help you reach your goals.

Over the course of a total of 12 weeks, ISG will deliver concurrently its Wine Fundamentals Certificate Level and Wine Fundamentals Certificate Level 2 training courses. Both courses will be delivered at the same time once a week on Sundays from 9:00 AM to approximately 4:00 PM. . During spring or fall semesters, ISG may elect to host the Sommelier Diploma program, which would be offered to graduates of the above courses for an additional 23 weeks. For more information, please go to

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