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Living Light Culinary Institute is the world’s premier plant-based culinary school offering insight and wisdom to participants from more than 60 countries. Since 1998 we’ve been on the cutting-edge of the art and science of raw, vegan gourmet cuisine, and we’ve gathered together a core group of highly skilled and dedicated instructors as members of our staff.

We offer a variety of gourmet, raw, vegan culinary and nutrition courses for students with every level of experience. You’ll receive a warm and accepting welcome regardless of your age, skill level, or current dietary practices. From the very first phone call, you’ll be guided by expert advice from our friendly, capable team. And we offer our courses in segments to suit your schedule and pocketbook.

“Living Light Culinary Institute has had an important impact on my path and has inspired countless others. I honor Cherie and her vision and offer high respect, praise, appreciation, and of course, my support in all that Living Light continues to achieve in the world.”

~Chad Sarno, author of The Wicked Healthy Cookbook

Here are some of the highlights of a raw food education at Living Light Culinary Institute:
  • A state-of-the-art culinary and teaching facility.
  • The most comprehensive raw vegan culinary and nutrition curriculum available in the world.
  • Instruction in everything you need to know about the raw food diet.
  • Expert demos of each culinary technique before you practice it yourself.
  • An opportunity to develop plant-based chef skills you never thought possible.
  • Affordable, eco-friendly accommodations (private or shared) at Living Light Inn.

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