Teacher Training Workshops

Welcome to our Vegan Fusion Cuisine teacher training workshops.

Chef and author Mark Reinfeld offers teacher training courses that specialize in vegan cooking, raw food preparation, gluten free and plant based diets. 

Upcoming…

 

Mark Reinfeld Vegan Chef - teacher trainingsWhether you are looking for a new stream of revenue, interested in doing outreach in your community, or both, please consider joining the Vegan Fusion teacher training course.

 

In this teacher training, we will go over all the basics of conducting a cooking class in your community. We will go over menu development, shopping list creation based on number of students and yield of recipes, advertising and promotion for the class, preparing for the class, conducting the class, working with an assistant, fielding questions and everything else that goes into conducting a successful class.

 

We will shop together on the second day and each participant will get to conduct a portion of the class for the others.

 

This teacher training is the second level of a Vegan Fusion certification program. The certification process has three levels:

 

Level One - successful completion of a 10-day Vegan Fusion Cuisine Intensive, or comparable real life experience preparing vegan and raw food cuisine.

Level Two - successful completion of a 3-day Vegan Fusion teacher training program.

Level Three -  As a Certified Vegan Fusion Trainer, you will receive the following benefits:

1. Promotion of your bio and website on the Vegan Fusion website. Please see this page for a sample bio:

2. The opportunity to conduct a Vegan Fusion sponsored class or workshop. If you elect to conduct a Vegan Fusion class, workshop or immersion in your community, we will work with you in the following ways:
- Vegan Fusion will market and promote the event on our website, newsletter, and social media platform.
- Vegan Fusion will handle all registration and payment for the event.
- All after cost (food, venue and advertising) revenue will be split on an 80/20 basis. 80% goes to the teacher and 20% to Vegan Fusion. Teacher will be paid by Vegan Fusion as a subcontractor within 7 days of completion of event.
- Vegan Fusion will offer initial consulting on menu selection, promotion strategy etc.

The Level Three certification consists of three components:
Part 1. Educational
Select five books from our reading list and write a 500 word synopsis.  We will send you our reading list upon registration of the course.

Part 2. Practical

-Conduct a minimum of 5 classes at least two hours in length.

-Print out and complete Teacher Evaluation Form for each class and submit to Vegan Fusion.

-Submit 15 Student Evaluation forms to Vegan Fusion.

-Submit recipe handout from two classes to Vegan Fusion.

-Submit shopping list from two classes to Vegan Fusion
Part 3. Final Exam

Conduct three ten minute or less videotaped cooking demos from recipes from one our cookbooks and submit to our youtube channel. All videos become the property of Vegan Fusion.


The cost of the Level Three Certification is $595. You will receive a signed level three certificate once all of the above is submitted.

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Vegan Cooking Teacher Training WorkshopsOnce a person successfully completes the certification process, we will offer them assistance in setting up a class in their community. We will work together to schedule and promote the class, and will promote it nationally through the Vegan Fusion Newsletter, social media etc. Vegan Fusion will handle registration and payment. The instructor will receive a flat fee payment for conducting the class. The payment will be determined by the number of students attending the class.

What people are saying:

“Mark’s easy going and patient style made my experience of the Vegan Fusion Teacher Training positive and invaluable in terms of m confidence cooking with an audience. Mark has a natural way or offering suggestions for improvement. His sincere desire to help his students improve and gain confidence in our abilities was apparent throughout the entire training. I feel inspired after this weekend and grateful for Mark’s devotion to the vegan movement.”- Rache Zgonc, Vegan Fusion Teacher Training participant

“The Vegan Fusion Teacher Training has encouraged me to go out and help others practice healthier lifestyles.” – Megan Cross, Vegan Fusion Teacher Training participant

“The teacher training course was fantastic! We learned everything we would need to organize and present a cooking class. After taking turns demonstrating a recipe, I feel very confident that I could teach vegan cooking to either a few friends or a class of strangers in a relaxed and friendly way. As with all of Mark’s classes, it was fun and delicious!” – Susan Hanson, Teacher Training participant


“Mark’s Vegan Fusion teacher training was an exceptional opportunity for me to find out just what I was capable of. He offered a safe environment to stretch my culinary wings as well as change how I viewed myself in the kitchen. Being able to do food demo’s in front of other students along with Mark propelled my confidence to a new level. My new-found friends were loving, kind and creative souls which added another layer of learning and authentic support. Mark is always accessible and willing to share his knowledge so that each of us can grow and pay it forward. I came to this training scared to death, I walked away knowing I can do anything I choose to. Thank you Mark!” – Lisa Ward, Teacher Training participant


“Mark’s passion for teaching how to enjoy a vibrant life on a plant based diet is truly a gift to everyone who takes his courses. Whether you are a gourmet chef, a beginner in the kitchen, or looking to make healthy changes for you and your family – you must take this course! You’ll learn everything from simple tips on sustainable living in the kitchen to “I can’t believe it’s vegan” meals that will rock your world. You will leave the workshop with confidence preparing a wide variety of plant-based meals, and through the Chef Training program you can become confident in teaching others as well. And of course you’ll enjoy amazing food along the way! This course will absolutely affect your health, and life, for the better. Thank you Mark, for sharing your gift with all of us”. – Kimasia Spratt, Teacher Training participant

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Upcoming 3 Day Vegan Cooking Teacher Training

  • Miami, Florida 3 – Day Teacher Training. Oct, 18 2014 Whether you are looking for a new stream of revenue, interested in doing outreach in your community, or both, please consider joining me for the Vegan Fusion teacher training course. Please consider joining us in Miami. The dates are Oct 18th- Oct 20th, 2014. In this teacher training, we will go over all the basics of conducting a ...
  • London, England 3-Day Vegan Fusion Teacher Training. July 20th, 2014. Whether you are looking for a new stream of revenue, interested in doing outreach in your community, or both, please consider joining me for the Vegan Fusion teacher training course. In this teacher training, we will go over all the basics of conducting a cooking class in your community. We will go over menu development, shopping ...
  • Madison, Wisconsin 3 Day Teacher Training. June 16, 2014 Whether you are looking for a new stream of revenue, interested in doing outreach in your community, or both, please consider joining me for the Vegan Fusion teacher training course.     In this teacher training, we will go over all the basics of conducting a cooking class in your community. We will go over menu development, shopping ...
  • Portland, Oregon, 3-Day Vegan Fusion Teacher Training. Aug 23, 2014. Whether you are looking for a new stream of revenue, interested in doing outreach in your community, or both, please consider joining me for the Vegan Fusion teacher training course. In this teacher training, we will go over all the basics of conducting a cooking class in your community. We will go over menu development, shopping ...
  • Portland, Oregon 3-Day Teacher Training. May 17, 2014. Whether you are looking for a new stream of revenue, interested in doing outreach in your community, or both, please consider joining me for the Vegan Fusion teacher training course. Please consider joining us in Portland. The dates are May 17th- May 19th, 2014. In this teacher training, we will go over all the basics of conducting ...
 

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Hosting

Interested in hosting a Vegan Fusion Cuisine workshop, immersion, training or retreat in your community? Please contact Mark Reinfeld to learn more about vegan cooking, plant based diets and raw food preparation through fun and informative hands on learning.

Registration

To register for our vegan and raw food cooking classes, workshops, teacher trainings, immersions and retreats or to learn more, please contact Mark Reinfeld at Vegan Fusion Cuisine.

About Mark Reinfeld

Mark has over 20 years experience preparing creative vegan and raw food cuisine. He specializes in vegan recipe development and offers vegan cuisine cooking workshops, cooking classes, trainings and retreats internationally.

Mark is described by VegCooking.com as being “poised on the leading edge of contemporary vegan cooking”. He is the co-author of four books and the founding chef of the celebrated Blossoming Lotus Restaurant, winner of a prestigious I’lima Award for “Best Restaurant on Kaua’i”. Mark is the recipient of a Platinum Carrot award given to America’s top “innovative and trailblazing healthy chefs”. To learn more about the healing quality of foods, he received a Masters Degree in Holistic Nutrition.

Mark Reinfeld and Vegan Fusion Cuisine offers educational vegan, vegetarian, gluten free and raw food cooking workshops and classes in both North America and Europe. Workshops attract people from all over the United States including Annapolis and Baltimore, Maryland, MD, including Montgomery and Howard County, as well as the towns of Rockville, Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Potomak, Silver Spring, Takoma Park, Annapolis, as well as Washington, DC. Our vegan cooking workshops further serve Northern Virginia, VA, (including the towns of Fairfax, Arlington and Alexandria). Additionally on the east coast workshops are offered in New York City, Manahattan, Long Island, Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk County, NY; New Jersey, NJ; Philadelphia, Pensilvania, PA; Boston, Massachusetts, MA; Ashville, Greensboro and Raleigh North Carolina, NC and Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale Florida, FL. Travelling west we further serve Houston and Austin, Texas, TX; Sedona, Phoenix, Sottsdale and Tucson Arizona, AZ, New Orleans, Louisiana, Madison and Milwaukee Wisconsin, WI, Iowa City, Iowa, Chicago and Aurora Illinois, IL; Boulder, Fort Collins and Denver Colorado, CO; Portland, Oregon, OR; Seattle, Washington, WA; San Francisco, Berkley, Long Beach, San Diego and Los Angels, LA, California, CA; Kaua'i, Oahu, Honolulu and Hawaii, HI and more.

In addition his vegan cooking workshops and classes are offered in a number of European cities including London, England, UK, Paris and the Loire Valley, France, Belgium, Spain, Germany, Italy, Scotland, Ireland, Amsterdam, Holland, Greece and the Greek Islands, and more. If you are interested in hosting or participating in a Vegan Fusion World Cuisine workshop, immersion, training, retreat or cooking class in your area, please contact Mark Reinfeld for more information.