Special Offer


ACT NOW and save up to $600 when you lock in 2014 prices
for final sessions in 2014 or the first 3 sessions of 2015!

You’ll also qualify for our special Early Bird Discounts of 10%-15% off

Last chance to complete our Platinum Package in 2014
(October 4 – December 10, 2014)



For a Limited Time—Lock in 2014 prices when you sign up for classes that begin in January, February, or March 2015


For a limited time, you can book 2015 packages at 2014 prices and save up to $600 depending on the program you choose! Select from 3 Associate Chef and Instructor Training in January, February or March, a Gourmet Raw Food Chef Package, or the complete Platinum Package that begins March 7, 2015, and pay the lower 2014 prices!

Since we started Living Light Culinary Institute more than 17 years ago, our intention has been to provide the highest quality raw vegan education available at exceptional prices. Tuition for the majority or our courses has not increased for more than six years, despite rising costs for both goods and personnel.

For the 2015 school calendar year, there will be a small increase to five of our 15 offerings. We are pleased to say that during the past six years, this represents an average increase of only 1% per year.

Click here to schedule a callACT NOW and save up to $600 when you lock in 2014 prices for final sessions in 2014 or the first 3 sessions of 2015! You’ll also qualify for our special Early Bird Discounts of 10%-15% off.


Meet Living Light graduate from New Orleans, Louisiana, Angela Bustamente: “The world is open to me, and the sky is the limit.” Angela plans to ‘hit the ground running’ with classes, workshops, and demos, and that’s only the beginning!

RAW CULINARY ARTS ASSOCIATE CHEF AND INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION™ is the prerequisite for many advanced courses and five other culinary certifications. Designed for all levels of expertise, from novice to professional chef, this popular certification program consists of six classes beginning with FUNdamentals of Raw Living Foods™, a one-day intensive with seventeen culinary presentations, from sprouting and fermenting to preparing recipes from appetizers to desserts. Sharpen Up Your Knife Skills™! is designed to provide confidence and expertise in handling a variety of knives in the kitchen. Essentials of Raw Culinary Arts™ is 5 action-packed days learning a variety of culinary skills including hands-on training. Then, two days in Science of Raw Food Nutrition™ I lays the foundation for the two week Raw Culinary Arts Associate Chef and Instructor Training™, focused on all-around chef skills and culinary technique, recipe production and development, and learning how to teach raw culinary arts to others. You'll also take a one-day Food Styling class that teaches you how to plate and photograph your culinary creations. These six classes are a prerequisite for Pastry Arts—Unbaked!™ and Gourmet Raw Culinary Arts Certification™ training.



If you’re interested in learning from the best, choose Living Light. We’re here to make sure that you succeed!

Our Gourmet Raw Food Chef Certification™ series takes students to a new level of confidence and expertise: exploring world cuisines, developing recipes, transforming traditional cooked dishes into health-promoting gourmet raw cuisine, organizing large events, and learning about the science of raw food nutrition. You’ll qualify for three certifications on completion of this package: Raw Culinary Arts Associate Chef and Instructor Certification, Gourmet Raw Food Chef Certification and Pastry Arts—Unbaked! Certification.

Living Light Culinary Gourmet GraduateGourmet Chef Package Includes:

• FUNdamentals of Raw Living Foods™
• Sharpen Up Your Knife Skills™
• Essentials of Raw Culinary Arts™
• Science of Raw Food Nutrition™ I
• Associate Chef and Instructor Training™
• Food Styling


PLUS 4 special advanced culinary courses (included in both Gourmet and Platinum Packages):

Pastry Arts—Unbaked!™
October 27-30
Explore the fabulous world of gourmet raw desserts and advanced pastry artistry.! In this hands-on course, you’ll learn techniques for using various sweeteners, thickeners, binders, gelling agents, and emulsifiers to create extraordinary gourmet sweet confections.

Ethnic Flavors in Recipe Development™
November 3-7
Attend this empowering five-day advanced training course. You’ll appreciate personal guidance as you “travel the world” to India, Southeast Asia, the Mediterranean, and other exotic locales.

RawFusion Gourmet Spa Cuisine™
November 10-14
Designed to support an active lifestyle with simple, healthful ingredients like fresh fruit and greens. You’ll learn how to combine textures and flavors to produce exotic dishes and gourmet feasts!

Raw Event Catering and Elegant Entertaining™
November 17-22
Menu planning, organizing, budgeting, pricing, and managing a catering team. Learn plating and presentation skills for beautiful meals and elegant events. You’ll cater a gourmet meal!


The 14-course Platinum Package is the ultimate!
Last 2014 Session: October 4 – December 10

Here’s recent gourmet graduate Nina Curtis to let you know some of the reasons she’s happy that she attended Living Light Culinary Institute, and is now ready to launch a new career right away

You’ll receive an in-depth gourmet culinary education listed above—PLUS our complete Advanced Science of Raw Food Nutrition curriculum developed and taught by Drs. Rick and Karin Dina, D.C. Additional nutrition classes in the Platinum package include:
Science of Raw Food Nutrition™ II
Benefits of Raw Food Nutrition Educator Certification™
Science of Raw Food Nutrition™ III
Advanced Raw Food Nutrition Health Educator Certification™

And completing the Platinum Package will qualify you with five of our most valued certifications***:

Raw Culinary Arts Associate Chef and Instructor Training Certification™
Gourmet Raw Food Chef Certification™
Pastry Arts-Unbaked! Certification
Benefits of Raw Food Nutrition Educator Certification™
Advanced Raw Food Nutrition Educator Certification™

***Take Pastry Arts—Unbaked! II November 23-26, and you’ll receive a sixth certification!

Pastry Arts—Unbaked!™ II
November 28-December 2
The perfect opportunity to utilize all the skills previously acquired in a recipe development format! Once you understand the principles involved in the use of binders, thickeners, emulsifiers, and gelling agents, and know how to choose the right sweeteners and fats for any given dessert recipe, you can create your own fabulous desserts!


CALL (707) 964-2420, (800) 816-2319 or Skype: living.light.international, or SCHEDULE a call with an enrollment advisor today! They are ready to answer all of your questions and get you started — improve your health or begin a brand new career today!


California Approved Educational Programs

Did you know?

We're the only raw culinary school licensed by the California Department of Consumer Affairs Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education.

Maintaining licensing is important to us - we know that certification from a licensed school is a valuable asset as our graduates move forward with new careers.Living Light graduates possess the most respected raw culinary education in the world. Becoming a certified Living Light chef, instructor or nutrition educator is recognized internationally - after all, students have flocked to our school from more than 60 countries so far (and counting!)

We support our graduates in their personal and professional development even after they graduate. Our chef referral service has become a magnet for raw food businesses to post job opportunities. Word is out - Living Light graduates are the best trained raw food chefs, instructors, and educators in the world! No wonder we won Best of Raw in three categories last year!

Would you like more information about becoming a Living Light Student? Contact an enrollment advisor today: call (800) 816-2319 or (707) 964-2420, Skype, or Email...they would love to help you! You can also click here to schedule a personalized phone or Skype consultation at your convenience.

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