Spring into optimum health with our plant-based culinary courses!

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.

We are here to support a healthy, happy you!


An education at Living Light Culinary Institute is an investment in your healthy future. Whether you’re just starting out, or a fully trained chef, our skilled professional Chef Instructors offer fresh perspectives, deeper insights, and the practical knowledge you need to develop confidence, creativity, and expertise in the plant-based kitchen.

Enroll now and Get Started on Your Best 2017 at Living Light Culinary Institute.

Let us help you make your dreams come true! Since 1998 we’ve trained students from over 65 countries around the world, helping to prepare them for exciting careers as raw food chefs, caterers, culinary instructors, health consultants, nutrition educators, food designers, food writers, and recipe book authors, and more. Explore Graduate Success Stories here.


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Spring Special Offer: Whales & Wildflowers Shuttle Adventure!

This spring we're celebrating the exciting expansion of our transportation services. Enroll in our culinary or nutrition education program this spring & receive complimentary round trip transportation from the closest regional airport to our Mendocino Coast campus, valued at $100!  Relax  in the comfort of our modern shuttle, and enjoy the scenic view of redwoods, rivers, and the shining blue Pacific Ocean. As you look out over the ocean bluffs sprinkled with wildflowers, you might even catch a glimpse of Pacific Grey Whales  making their annual migration to Alaska.


Living Light Inn: Your Home Away From HomeLiving Light Inn

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 plant-based dishes. Plus, students receive a generous discount for shared or private rooms.






Living Light Culinary Institute 2017 Class Schedule


Living Light 2017 Culinary Program Certifications


Frequently Asked Questions


Let's Talk!

We'd love to hear about your personal goals and answer any questions about the Living Light Experience - both here at the Institute, and our online learning opportunities. Get Started on Your Best 2017! Give us a call today at (800) 816-2319 or (707) 964-2420, Skype, or Email Us to connect directly with an enrollment adviser or instructor. You can also click here to schedule a personalized phone or Skype consultation at your convenience.

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.