The core programs at Zest School Of Raw Vegan focuses on the Fundamentals of Raw Cuisine, which offers students comprehensive training in the principles behind the art of raw food. We also offer Advanced Raw Cuisine curriculum focusing on the modern, creative approach to living foods. These programs are structured so that students build on their techniques to execute innovative raw and vegan cuisine at the highest level. Our programs are designed for those interested in the culinary art of raw foods, yoga, meditation, self healing, and organic farming practicess at the level, of while using professional-style techniques. We welcome students from around the world into our interactive organic farm where we have RGİ academy. Our extensive, refined programs are based on structured and classic building blocks of transformational  healing. Retreat, Relax, Rejuvanate

Raw Culinary Creation Course Curriculum I

Curriculum – I Raw Culinary art Creation Course is your first step toward a new culinary awakening!

Prerequisites ~ All levels of expertise from novice to professional are welcome. There are no prerequisite for this course. This is a prerequisite for Curriculum – II Raw Chef Associate and Curriculum – III Raw Chef Associate Instructor

In this entry-level class, you will discover the magic of creating fabulous organic raw vegan cuisine for optimum health and rejuvenation! Dozens of superb culinary presentations will be all hands on and show you everything you need to know to create a wide variety of delicious, easy-to-prepare raw recipes.

You will sample freshly made raw taste sensations, including appetizers, fruit smoothies, soups, sauces, salads and salad dressings, simple entrées, pâtés, wraps and rolls, nut milks, dehydrated goodies, and amazing desserts. You will use the equipment and supplies for a raw kitchen.

Even if you are an expert professional chef, you will encounter a whole new world of food preparation skills that are specific to raw cuisine. Raw Culinary Creation Course is your first step toward a new culinary awakening! Course will include fundamental “how-tos” of living food prep from A-Z.

What You Will Learn

-Soaking, sprouting, and basic kitchen gardening

-Making rejuvelac, veggie krauts, and other fermented foods –

-Making nut milks, creams, and luscious raw non-dairy cheeses Introduction to the basic equipment and supplies used in a raw food kitchen food processors, juicers, dehydrators, and the use of other important culinary equipments Introduction to basic knife skills

– Basic fruit smoothies and soups, sauces, salad dressings, salads, simple entrees, wraps and rolls, pâtés, and easy desserts

Additional Information ~ This class is hands-on and is offered at RGI Chicago campus.

Several recipes and dishes in all categories will be showcased and prepared with lots of yummy samples to try! Information on kitchen set-up, equipment use, and knife skills/safety will be discussed.

Plus, special topics will be covered including: 
Recipe development, food combining and tricks of the trade for transitioning into a more living foods lifestyle.

{ 2021 Class Schedule }

April 17-18  (9:00am-2pm includes all meals and certification) 295
May 15-16  (9:00am-2pm includes all meals and certification) 295
June 5-6  (9:00am-2pm includes all meals and certification) 295
July 17-18  (9:00am-2pm includes all meals and certification)