Pure Joy Planet

Raw Chef and Health Educator Certification in Oregon

Raw Chef and Health Educator Certification in Oregon

June 14, 2018 – July 1, 2018 in Bend, Oregon - United States

Course Overview

Level 1: Thursday, June 14th – Sunday, June 18th

This course is a blend of theoretical and hands on training taught by the experts in plant based nutrition. As a graduate you will have prepared over 50 delicious meals which are nourishing, gluten-free, low-glycemic and suitable for families and clients alike. You will become versed in the latest nutrition information, including gut and brain health, body type balancing and tools for optimal living. Prerequisite: None

Level 2: Thursday, June 21st – Sunday, June 24th

This coursework is a great beginning to prepare for a career in plant based culinary arts. Tailored to increase your understanding of how food affects the body, you will explore how to create a balanced nutrition plan for your unique body type. You will learn advanced culinary techniques to increase your repertoire of fully raw meals. Prerequisite: Certification of Level 1

Level 3: Thursday, June 28th- Sunday, July 1st

Level 3 is an advanced chef training focusing on advanced pastry techniques, innovative dehydration skills, gourmet desserts and more. In addition to the excellent teaching and training you will get throughout the entire course, we have created a way for you to put everything you have learned into hands-on practice in a very special pop-up dinner for our Tucson community. Become an expert in catering to a large group and making your recipes explode with flavor! Get inspired and learn ideas on how to start a raw food business, and learn the next steps to take as a raw food educator with real nutrition facts. Take your presentation and teaching skills to a whole new level. This course is suitable for raw food professionals, health professionals or anyone who loves Plant-Based Cuisine and wants to make more inspiring, satisfying meals. Prerequisite: Certification of Level 2
  • Get real hands-on catering and business experience – for your final week 3 certification, you will be helping the Pure Joy Team cater a small dinner. You will also be involved in cafe food production
  • Job placement opportunities. Become certified as a Pure Joy Instructor – apply to intern or open your own Pure Joy Culinary Academy Branch.
  • Surround and network with other like minded individuals – connect with other students from around the world. 

What You Will Learn

  • How to create simple to advanced recipes for family, clients, or a commercial food business.
  • How to make a variety of Ethnic cuisines (Indian, Mexican, Chinese).
  • How to make restaurant quality gourmet desserts.
  • Stunning food plating and progressive catering techniques.
  • The art of low carb, grain free pastry making.
  • How to make fluffy breads, satisfying granolas, and sophisticated sauces.
  • Elixirs, herbs and superfood beverages for vitality.
  • Hand made chocolates.
  • Use advance techniques for flavor balancing.
  • Ways to extend your longevity with Herbalism.
  • Distinguish between food and nutrition facts from dogma.
  • How to travel like a pro.
  • How to give polished recipe demonstrations as a raw food educator.
  • How to refine your knife skills.
  • How to create mouth watering textures and flavors.
  • Ways to lighten up common raw food recipes.
  • Ways to navigate modern day stressors and how to balance your hormones.

What You Will Make

Veggie Burgers
Advanced Cakes
Chocolate Desserts
Ethnic Cuisine
Chocolate Making
Mediterranean Foods
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Dips, Mousses, and Spreads
Breads and Wraps
Cultured Foods
Breakfast Foods
Advanced Pastries


Elaina Love

Elaina, founder of Pure Joy Planet, is an amazing example of how a raw food diet can heal and renew vibrancy and youthfulness. With 18 years teaching experience in plant-based living, she can help you reach your goals whether it is weight loss, getting well, or starting a new career in holistic health.

Katelyn Louise

Katelyn Louise is Pure Joy Planet's instructor and operations guru. She specializes in healing the gut from Celiac and bacteria imbalances. She loves teaching low-glycemic, gluten-free, plant-based foods, and superfoods. She is a private chef and works with clients one-on-one to help them on their health journey.

Join us for this Raw Food Chef and Health Educator Certification and take the next step towards the life of your dreams. Our community of students and loving staff is waiting to assist in your transformation. For tuition details, please submit an application below.

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