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Welcome to Pachavega Culinary Institute Online

Pachavega Culinary Institute Online offers a comprehensive plant-based nutrition certification, specializing in nutrition fundamentals and culinary chef skills. We will guide you through practical, everyday cooking skills and how to prepare delicious recipes as well as dive deep into the holistic and nutritional benefits of the foods we eat.

Our Online Certification Courses are for the complete beginner, those with prior nutrition knowledge and traditional chefs looking to enhance their plant-based culinary repitoire. Our students include the stay-at-home mom, the nutritionist, the Chinese medicine doctor, the new retiree, the red seal chef, the professional athlete, those looking for a new career, those looking to enhance their nutrition intake, the fresh out of high school student and many more.

What we all have in common is a desire to create healthy whole food recipes for our families and loved ones and ourselves. We want to know how to help our body do what is designed to do, heal itself.


What’s Included ?

  • Discover an in depth plant-based nutrition education
  • Master the art of environmentally sustainable, plant-based cooking and food preparation
  • Create and eat gourmet recipes
  • Work at your own pace at your own home
  • View lessons on Iphone, Ipad or Desktop
  • Test your knowledge with module completion activities and quizzes
  • Lifetime curriculum access

Introduction to a Raw Food Plant Based Lifestyle

Module 1: Intro to a Nutrient Dense Plant-Based Lifestyle
Module 2: Flavor Balancing
Module 3: Knife Skills
Module 4: Sustainability and Ethical Choices

$197 USD

Level One: Plant-Based Nutrition Fundamentals

  • Module 1: Intro to a Nutrient Dense Plant-Based Lifestyle
  • Module 2: Flavor Balancing
  • Module 3: Knife Skills
  • Module 4: Sustainability and Ethical Choices
  • Module 5: Soaking, Sprouting and Growing Greens
  • Module 6: Healthy Digestion – You Are What You Digest
  • Module 7: Cleansing, Detoxification and Your pH
  • Module 8: The Magic of Fermentation and Cultured Foods
  • Module 9: Nut-free Cuisine and Food Allergies
  • Module 10: Seaweeds and Algae
  • Module 11: Fitness Foods and Nutrition for Athletes
  • Module 12: Healing Spices from Around the World
  • Module 13: All about Dairy and Healthy Alternatives
  • Module 14: Cooked Comfort Foods to Drool Over

$697 USD

Level Two: Raw Food Chef Certificate 

*Students are only given access to L2 once L1 is completed in full 

  • Module 15: Gourmet Cultured Foods and Other Ferments 
  • Module 16: Master the Crunch of Dehydrated Foods
  • Module 17: Food Photography for Social Media
  • Module 18: Plating Presentation and Saucing Techniques
  • Module 19: Raw Desserts and Superfoods
  • Module 20: Medicinal Mushrooms and Ancient Adaptogens
  • Module 21: Foods for Fertility, Pregnancy and Childhood
  • Module 22: Menu Planning for Performance and Prevention
  • BONUS Module 23: Building Your Wellness Business
  • BONUS Module 24: Essential Oils in the Raw Food Lifestyle

L1 and L2. approx. 300 hours to completeLevel Two Graduates may choose optional accreditation for an additional $150USD via Pachavega’s International Raw Food Chef Certification Process. This includes:

  • Certified Raw Food Chef Certificate
  • 5-Year Raw Food Chef Alliance Membership
  • CRFC Designation (Certified Raw Food Chef)

$997 USD*

*price includes both L1 and L2

Imagine Doing This…

  • Cater Weddings, Parties and Special Events
  • Offer Private Chef Services
  • Sell Homemade Goods at Farmers Markets
  • Write Your Own Cookbook
  • Create a Product for the Local or Global Marketplace
  • Become a Health and Lifestyle Wellness Coach
  • Develop Healing Menus for
  • Open the Restaurant or Juice Bar of your Dreams