Pachavega Living Foods Education
Organic, plant-based education to heal your body and ignite your spirit!
Pachavega is a vegan culinary school specializing in raw food chef training and raw food cooking classes around the world. We aim to inspire by living life from the heart and connecting to nature through the integration of a healthy lifestyle. At the core of this philosophy is nutritionally dense and deliciously flavourful, whole, plant-based food that is organically grown as close to home as possible.
We teach life-changing, inspirational Raw Food Chef Certificate Courses held 4 times a year in Canada, Costa Rica and Nicaragua!
These life-changing courses are comprehensive, intimate and interactive with only 8-15 participants per course. With practical hands-on learning, a lot of taste testing, this education is founded on plant-based nutrition to support total body wellness. You will become more than just a raw food expert, learn to heal your body and ignite your spirit with the power of plant-based whole foods!
There is so much to discover:
Raw food preparation techniques, Taste balancing, Knife skills, Dehydrated foods, Delicious desserts, The Doctrine of Signatures, Healthy digestion, Recipe writing, Food combining, Sprouting and soaking techniques, Cultured and fermented foods, Healing herbs and spices from around the world, Sustainability and food choices, Whole foods for athletes, Plating presentation and more!
With over 100 graduates, What are students saying about Pachavega’s Raw Food Chef Certification Courses?
“The Pachavega course dispelled the myths of raw food prep and lifestyle. It’s not just what you eat, but how nutrition can influence your physical and emotional state that truly matters. Danielle Arsenault is a passionate and inspiring teacher who has infused this desire to live life to its fullest in me and many others.” – Clara Hughes, 6-time Olympic Medalist and Canadian Sports Hall of Fame Member
“Danielle has created such an amazing course! I have thoroughly enjoyed every second and can’t wait to incorporate the knowledge and skills I’ve learned into my every day life. Danielle is very knowledgeable, talented and an all-around beautiful person. To anyone looking for a life-changing experience I highly recommend this course to you.” – Christine Freisen, Stettler, AB
“Taking the Pachavega Raw Food Chef Course has been the best thing I’ve done in a long time. Not only have I learned an incredible amount of knowledge, I have confidence now to implement a raw food, plant-based diet into my life! Danielle is an amazing instructor with so much energy and passion – you can’t help but feel motivated to help change the world by day 10! – Jennifer Roach, Calgary, Canada
“This class has opened my eyes and heart to the power of food. Danielle has a way of inspiring those around her. Her vitality is boundless; the information is life-saving. Now, I feel prepared to truly nourish my body and soul. One of the best life-skills courses out there!” – Moneca Renay, Calgary
With Pachavega, you will become a Certified Raw Food Chef and Whole Foods Nutrition Coach. Classes are held in the stunning Rocky Mountains of Canmore, Alberta. 100 kms west of Calgary and on the beautiful island of Ometepe, Nicaragua and in Sunny Costa Rica.
Heal and Ignite Across Canada TV Series
Heal and Ignite Across Canada is a new TV series that will travel coast to coast, discovering local whole foods and culinary secrets that bring us Canadians closer to optimal health and happiness. Join our community of those who will make this vision come true!