Chicago Grubstreet Article – 11/4/11
From: Living Light International, LLC
Subject: Notice of non affiliation with: Mehmet Ak, Cousin’s Incredible Vitality, cousinsiv.com, Raw Gourmet International, Raw Gourmets International, Raw Gourmets International Turkey, La Veranda, Laveranda, and laverandaizmit.com
Mehmet Ak, Cousin’s Incredible Vitality, cousinsiv.com, Raw Gourmet International, Raw Gourmets International, Raw Gourmets International Turkey, La Veranda, Laveranda, and laverandaizmit.com are not affiliated in any way with Living Light Culinary Institute or Living Light International, LLC. Mr. Ak is not a representative of Living Light in the United States, Turkey, or anywhere else in the world. He attended a 3-week basic course, Associate Chef and Instructor Training, and did not go on to be certified as an Advanced Instructor, Gourmet Chef, or Professional Chef through Light International. He is not trained or authorized to teach and/or distribute Living Light materials. Neither is he granted permission to remove our footers and copyright marks and replace them with his own. The only exception is a 4-hr training class entitled Forget Cooking! developed by Living Light as a class for graduates of the Associate Chef Training to teach the public. This is the only class for which Mr. Ak is authorized to teach and reproduce material. He is not, however, entitled to transfer, sell, or gift the materials to others for the purpose of teaching others or to otherwise use it for training teachers.
Even though Mehmet Ak’s marketing and class materials may appear similar and in many cases identical, none of his classes are authorized or endorsed by Living Light International and do not meet any of the curriculum prerequisites required in order for students to take additional or advanced classes at Living Light Culinary Institute.
Living Light takes infringement of any of its intellectual property seriously. Any infringement of Living Light’s intellectual property will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
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