Vegan Fusion Academy – Plant-Based Chef Certification Program

If you are interested in pursuing a career in the plant based culinary world, we offer you the following program, designed to assist you in becoming the best plant based chef and trainer possible. We are here to support you on your path through every level you choose to go through.

Our Vegan Fusion Academy is a plant-based chef certification program that offers you complete control to take your training to whatever level you want:

• Whether you are a complete beginner wanting to learn how to make delicious plant-based meals for friends and family.

• Wanting to take your knowledge to the next level by learning from Hall of Fame Chef Mark Reinfeld to enhance your culinary abilities.

• Taking your passion for plant-based cuisine to pursue a career in the culinary world and become a Vegan Fusion Certified Chef.

The certification process begins with a two-part online course offered in conjunction with Vegetarian Times. With the completion of part one and part two of the Vegetarian Times Vegan Fusion Academy online course, you have the opportunity to list your name and business on our online international directory of Vegan Fusion students and certified chefs, as well as the level of certification you have completed.

 

You may attend in person workshops with Chef Mark Reinfeld at any time (you are not required to complete the online course) and go through the Levels of the program to become a fully certified Vegan Fusion Chef. Please see below for more information on what every level involves:

Level 1:

• Successful completion of either or both of the Vegan Fusion Academy online course modules. Part 1: Essentials of Plant-based Cuisine & Part 2: Raw Food Fundamentals.

• Receive certificate of completion and listing on Vegan Fusion Website as a student of the program with contact info. Click here for more information and to sign up.

• Although recommended, it is not mandatory to complete the online course before attending an in person workshop.

Level 2:

• Successful Completion of a 2 or 3-day, in person workshop with Chef Mark Reinfeld or one of our student teachers.

• Receive certificate of completion and listing on Vegan Fusion Website as a student of the program with contact info. Click here to view upcoming events.

• You may attend a 5-day, 10-day or teacher training before completing a 2 or 3-day in person workshop.

Level 3:

• Successful Completion of a 5 or 10-Day, in person workshop with Chef Mark Reinfeld or one of our student teachers.

• Receive certificate of completion and listing on Vegan Fusion Website as a student of the program with contact info. Click here to view upcoming events.

• You may attend a teacher training before completing a 5 or 10-day in person workshop.

Level 4:

• Successful Completion of a 3-day in person Vegan Fusion Teacher Training workshop.

• Receive certificate of completion and listing on Vegan Fusion Website as a Vegan Fusion Certified Teacher. Click here to learn more about the Teacher Training workshop and what completing it can lead to career wise if you choose to progress to Level 5.

Level 5: 

• Complete written and practical training and become a fully certified Vegan Fusion Chef and Teacher.

• The option to partner with Vegan Fusion to offer courses in your community.

• It is also recommended, though not required, as part of the level 5 certification process to attend a live event as an assistant.

• Receive a certificate of completion, recognition on our website as a certified Vegan Fusion Chef and Teacher and an optional choice of adding your personalized bio and photo.

• Please click here to learn more about the opportunities a Certified Vegan Fusion Chef will have moving forward.

 

In addition to these levels, we can offer the Vegan Fusion Apprentice Program as an alternative to Levels 2 and 3 and for anyone wishing for more one on one training or consulting on a specific project.