Invest in your healthy future!

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Whether you’re searching for better ways to feed your family healthy and delicious meals, you dream of launching a new culinary career, or you are already a fully trained chef, Living Light Culinary Institute is an investment in your healthy future.

Study plant-based food and nutrition at the birthplace of the raw, vegan culinary cuisine!

The leaders in plant-based cuisine since 1998, Living Light Culinary Institute provides an unparalleled experience. Our skilled professional Chef Instructors offer a time-tested curriculum, fresh perspectives, new insights, and the practical knowledge you need to develop confidence, creativity, and expertise in the plant-based kitchen.

Join the ranks of successful Living Light graduates from around the world, who are now living their dreams with exciting careers as raw food chefs, caterers, culinary instructors, health consultants, nutrition educators, food designers, food writers, recipe book authors, and more. We are here to help you make your dreams come true!

Are you ready for an education that will change your life?

There has never been a better time to enroll in Living Light Culinary Institute and experience our internationally renowned raw vegan, plant-based gourmet culinary training program.

Questions? Request a call from an enrollment advisor to learn more!

Now Accepting Applications! Register today. 


Upcoming Courses: Living Light Culinary Institute 2017 Class Schedule


Program Pricing: Living Light Certification Program Pricing 


Get Started on Your Best You: Let’s Talk

We'd love to hear about your personal goals and answer any questions about the Living Light experience. Call Danielle, our Enrollment Advisor, today at (800) 816-2319 or (707) 964-2420, Skype, or Email Us to connect. Or, click here to schedule a personalized phone or Skype consultation at your convenience

Living Light Inn: Your Home Away From HomeLiving Light Inn

Our team at Living Light Culinary Institute is committed to providing every student an amazing experience from enrollment through graduation, and beyond. We’re here to answer questions, to help navigate through the details of getting to our school, and to prepare you to have an amazing and transformative educational experience here on the scenic Mendocino Coast.

Many of our students choose to stay at Living Light Inn, just a 10 minute walk to Living Light Culinary Institute. Students enjoy the warm, welcoming  atmosphere, the charming, historic building, the serene gardens, and the comfort and convenience of an eco-friendly kitchen well-prepared for practicing your new culinary skills with fellow students. Plus, students receive a generous discount for shared or private rooms.

Want to know more? Call Danielle at (800) 816-2319, or fill out the form below to request a call at a time that works for you!

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A Day in the Life at Living Light

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube to find out more about the Living Light experience, both in and out of the classroom. Be sure to search for the hashtag #livinglightgrad to read stories about our impressive alumni and their adventures in plant-based culinary arts.



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.