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 beginning 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.

Once you have completed Level 1 you can move forward to complete our in person workshops with Chef Mark Reinfeld and continue 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: THERE IS NO NEED TO COMPLETE THE ONLINE COURSE BEFORE ATTENDING AN IN-PERSON EVENT. THERE IS ALSO NO NEED TO ATTEND A SHORTER IN-PERSON EVENT BEFORE ATTENDING A LONGER ONE.

 

Level 1: Successful Completion of either or both of the Vegan Fusion Academy 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. YOU MAY ATTEND AN IN-PERSON COURSE BEFORE COMPLETING LEVEL ONE.

Level 2: Successful Completion of a 2 or 3-day, in person training 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 LONGER IN-PERSON TRAINING COURSE WITHOUT ATTENDING A SHORTER ONE.

Level 3: Successful Completion of a 5 or 10-Day, in person training 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.

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 view upcoming events. THERE IS NO NEED TO COMPLETE ALL OF THE PRIOR LEVELS BEFORE ATTENDING A TEACHER TRAINING.

Level 5:  Become a fully certified Vegan Fusion Chef and Teacher. Includes written and practical training that once completed, allows you to partner with Vegan Fusion to offer courses in your community. 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. It is also recommended, though not required, as part of the level 5 certification process to attend a live event as an assistant. 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.