Whole Foods Prep and Raw Food Chef Certification

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Pachavega’s Certification Courses  will prepare you to become more than a just a Raw Food Expert, you learn to heal yourself and those you love with real food.

“I love Danielle’s teaching style! She is super enthusiastic and interactive which made learning a lot of fun. The way she conveys the information allows for so much retention. I would love to have her as a teacher again!” – Chelsea Cook. Victoria, BC

All Pachavega courses are comprehensive, intimate and interactive with only 8 – 10 participants per course. With over 16 modules of hands-on learning and a lot of taste testing, learn to heal the body and optimize your nutrition intake in a sustainable, long-term way with delicious organic whole foods! Offered in three spectacular locations; within the stunning Rocky Mountains of Canmore, Alberta, 100 kms west of Calgary at the Canadian Alpine Club of Canmore, on the sunny beaches of Sayulita, Mexico, and on the beautiful island of Ometepe, Nicaragua.

Check out Pachavega’s 2017 Complete Detailed Curriculum HERE


20 hour Intro to Raw Foods and the Anti-Inflammatory Diet (2 days)

2018 Immersion Programs:

Canmore: May 11 – 12, 2018  –  9 spots available

Canmore: May 13 – 14, 2018 – 9 spots available

Included in the  20 hour Intro to Raw Foods and Anti-Inflammatory Diet Course:

Discover the Anti-Inflammatory Diet
Dive into Healthy Digestion
Try Sprouting and Soaking techniques
Make Cultured and Fermented foods
Learn 10 delicious and versatile plant-based, whole food recipes
and more…

PLEASE CONTACT to REQUEST A TUITION QUOTE

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Check out Pachavega’s 2017 Complete Detailed Curriculum HERE

70 hour *Heal and Ignite* Raw Food Chef Certificate (10 days)

2017 Immersion Programs:

Canmore: June 23rd – July 2nd, 2017 –  SOLD OUT

Canmore: October 13th – 22nd, 2017 – SOLD OUT

Canmore: October 27th – November 5th,  2017-  2 spots available

Canmore: November 10th – 19th, 2017 – 6 spots available

2018 Immersion Programs:

Canmore: April 27th – May 6th, 2018 – 8 spots available

Canmore: June 1st – June 10th, 2018 – 8 spots available

Canmore: June 12th – June 21st, 2018 – 8 spots available

*2018* Nicaragua, Ometepe Island:  Dates TBA (more details here)

Included in the  70 hour *Heal and Ignite* Raw Food Chef Certification Course:

Raw and whole 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…
Check out  Pachavega’s 2017 Complete Detailed Curriculum HERE

PLEASE CONTACT to REQUEST A TUITION QUOTE

Once registered, please reply to the confirmation email to secure the dates you have chosen. Please read our Cancellation Policy.


 30 hour Advanced Raw Food Chef Certificate Course* (3 days)

2018 Immersion Programs:

Canmore: June 22nd -24th, 2018 – 7 spots available

Included in the  30 hour Advanced Raw Food Chef Certification Course:

How to follow recipes and convert cooked recipes to raw recipes
Aged Fermentation and Marinating Veggies
Food Styling
—Prepare food for Photography
Learn Elements of Design
Multi Purpose Foods
Fertility, Pregnancy and Whole Foods for Kids
The Golden Age – health foods for the thriving 50+
All Stages Whole Food Supplements
Infused Olive Oils
Study Flavour Combinations
Delicious Desserts
Learn to write a dessert recipe without the need for a recipe and get it published!

*Pre-requisite for the advanced course = 70 hour Heal and Ignite Raw Food Chef Certificate Course

**Pachavega’s 70 hour *Heal and Ignite* Raw Chef Certificate courses have been approved by CAHNPRO (Canadian Association of Holistic Nutrition Professionals) for upgrading hours and continuing education credit units (called CEU’s by doctors, naturopaths, etc.). All professionals must undergo upgrading hours to retain their professional status when they are members of a recognized association. Both courses mentioned above have also been recognized by CSNN (Canadian School of Natural Nutrition) for graduates and current students to receive external practicum hours**.

TESTIMONIALS FROM PAST STUDENTS:

“I’ve had the pleasure of taking Danielle’s Raw Chef Certification Course and I am taking away a LOT of exciting, informative and practical knowledge about foods that contain healing properties for all sorts of ailments as well as complete nourishment for the body, mind and spirit. Danielle’s vibrating energy and great enthusiasm to share her knowledge has made this course an uplifting learning journey. I have enjoyed the hands-on learning and all the recipes she used within the course. So much love has been shared and I am truly grateful for this experience.” – Shima Hashermain

“Taking Danielle’s Raw Chef Certification Course is now on my list of “best” life experiences, being fairly fresh on my journey with holistic medicine and healing. I have come away with renewed hope and confidence that using my knowledge of healing raw foods, inspired by the course, will allow me to overcome conditions that have plagued me for sometime.” – Braden Scott

“Danielle’s Raw Chef Certification Course opened a whole world of food knowledge up to me. The information presented was so interesting and applicable to day to day life. The engaging teaching style really solidified the information and she was always available to answer my questions! I looked forward to every class!” – Allison Forbes

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