Our Courses

Organic, plant-based education to heal your body and ignite your spirit!

We provide both Online Education and In-person Certification Courses with chapters that reach across the Globe. Let us guide you through practical, everyday cooking skills and how to prepare delicious recipes as well as dive deep into the holistic and nutritional benefits of the foods we eat.

Our Courses

Organic, plant-based education to heal your body and ignite your spirit!

We provide both Online Education and In-person Plant Based Fundamentals and Raw Food Chef Certification Courses. Let us guide you through practical, everyday cooking skills and how to prepare delicious recipes as well as dive deep into the holistic and nutritional benefits of the foods we eat. During your time with us, you will discover how to eat better, feel better, heal your body and inevitably detoxify your body naturally.

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Online Courses

Our comprehensive online plant-based nutrition certification courses will guide you through everyday food preparation skills, how to prepare nutritious meals and shift your lifestyle towards abundant health.

We’ve helped hundreds around the world discover how food affects their health, how to make delicious, gourmet meals that wow and how to revitalize innate vitality on a cellular level from the comfort of their own kitchens.

In-Person Courses

We teach life-changing, inspirational Plant-based Nutrition Fundamentals and Raw Food Chef Certificate Courses in Nicaragua. Each program is comprehensive, intimate and interactive with under 20 participants per course.

We will navigate the challenges that may arise from reducing the consumption of foods that do harm and learn to embrace the transition towards a healthier lifestyle. You will become more than just a raw food chef, you will learn to heal your body and ignite your spirit with the power of plant-based whole foods!

Pachavega Plant-based Culinary Arts Institute

Our Raw Food Chef Certification courses are approved by:

CAHNPRO (Canadian Association of Holistic Nutrition Professionals) for upgrading hours and continuing education credit units.

CSNN (Canadian School of Natural Nutrition) for graduates and current students to receive external practicum hours.

The Raw Food Chef Alliance, an International organization that Certifies Raw Food Schools and Raw Food Chefs. Upon successful course completion, graduate students will automatically join this alliance.

Course Details

  • We teach life-changing, inspirational Plant-based Nutrition Fundamentals and Raw Food Chef Certification Courses in several locations across Canada and in Nicaragua. Each program is comprehensive, intimate and interactive with only 8-10 participants per course. With practical hands-on learning, a lot of taste testing, this education is founded on plant-based nutrition to support total body wellness.

    We will navigate the challenges that may arise from reducing the consumption of foods that do harm and learn to embrace the transition towards a healthier lifestyle. You will become more than just a raw food expert, learn to heal your body and ignite your spirit with the power of plant-based whole foods! There are over 100 recipes to learn, created by our founder, world renown plant-based chef, nutrition expert and educator, Danielle Arsenault.

  • Our courses are for the complete beginner, those with prior nutrition knowledge and traditional chefs looking to enhance their plant-based culinary repertoire. Our students include the stay-at-home mom, the nutritionist, the Chinese medicine doctor, the new retiree, the red seal chef, the professional athlete, those looking for a new career, those looking to enhance their nutrition intake, the fresh out of high school student and many more.

    What we all have in common is a desire to create healthy whole food recipes for our families and loved ones and ourselves. We want to know how to help our body do what is designed to do, heal itself.

  • Catering events 
  • Offering private chef service
  • Provide health, wellness  & lifestyle coaching
  • Selling homemade plant-based goods 
  • Teaching plant based workshops
  • Developing healing menus for naturopaths
  • Working or collaborating with restaurants

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