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Gourmet Raw Chef - Hands-On Certification
Do you want to love your body more and enhance your well-being and energy? At Pure Joy Academy’s certification program, participants experience more energy, rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit while getting a world-class raw food training and a detox immersion retreat.
Join Elaina Love, owner and director of Pure Joy Culinary Academy. Over the course of our week together, you will become certified in Pure Joy Academy’s Level 1 Raw Food Chef Training - plus you will be guided through a 3-day detox to end your summer fun!
You will learn an assortment of skills and information on raw, vegan food preparation and the nutritional information and theory behind living a healthy life more naturally! Go home feeling confident and inspired to make new delightful raw food recipes for your friends, family or business.
Not only will you walk away with a variety of new recipes, you will have the knowledge to develop your skills going forward on your own. Our goal is to help you re-charged, cleanse and be ready for all seasons!
Level 1 Raw Chef Certification: August 23rd - 27th, 2015
- Set your intentions for your training and your life
- Setting up your healthy (whole foods) kitchen
- Stocking your pantry with health promoting ingredients and superfoods
- Kitchen equipment for juicing, dehydration, etc.
- Hands-on learning on soaking and sprouting for kitchen gardening!
- Daily hands-on learning
- Culinary knife skills Hands-On
- Welcome to the conscious revolution (learn about the new health paradigm and why most of what you have been taught is false)
- Building and Cleansing Lifestyles How-to’s
- Understanding Low Glycemic Foods (how to avoid insulin spikes, healing from Candida, and premature aging).
- Types of Sugar-Free and low glycemic sweeteners and how to use them.
- What is Irish Moss and how to add this healthy ingredient into your everyday food preparation to make foods lighter and more beautiful.
- Learn Elaina’s best tips and tricks straight from the kitchen to your fingertips.
Cutting Edge Recipes Topics include:
We use the highest quality superfoods and ingredient. We are continually upgrading our recipes according to the latest nutrition science.
- Green Juices and Nut Milks
- Superfood Elixirs, Super Smoothies and Shakes
- Granola’s and Porridge
- Blended foods for people on the go!
- Fresh and Flavourful Salads and Dressings
- No-Carbs Pastas that are soft and tender and warm! w/ Fabulous Pesto and Creamy Alfredo Sauce
- Mayo, Pesto, Alfredo, BBQ Sauce, Ketchup, Mustard, Mac N Cheese
DIPS AND SPREADS
- Sunflower-Onion, Walnut Hummus, Mock Salmon
SNACKS, BREADS, and CRACKERS
- Nori Crackers, Sushi Rolls, Kale Chips, Gluten-Free Bread, Seed Crackers
Desserts and Pastries GALORE!
- Learn to make an array of decadent desserts that are low glycemic, grain/gluten-free, raw, and vegan. Full of exquisite flavor!
Upon completion you will be certified as a Gourmet Raw Food Chef (Level 1)
Your Course Tuition Includes:
- 3 raw vegan gourmet meals per day plus snacks and beverages
- Daily yoga, meditation and movement (dance, hooping) classes
- Nutrition Instructional materials and Student Recipe Manual
- Hands-on training in raw food preparation with master chef Elaina Love
- Elaina Love’s years of experience as a chef and instructor
PLUS - DETOX IMMERSION WEEKEND
After your 5 day chef training, stay 3 extra DAYS TO detox your body.
LEARN ABOUT THE BEST CLEANSING AND HEALING MODALITIES WHILE FASTING ON GREEN JUICES AND LIGHT DETOX FOODS
During our 3 days together, you will experience and learn cutting edge information on detox and fasting, the latest detox protocols, and how to do them at home.
Each student receives a manual packed with many cleansing protocols, resources for purchasing your own ingredients for future cleanses, or your own retreats and learn lifelong practices. The manual is also packed with awesome nut and seed free, low glycemic cleansing recipes by Elaina Love, which are easy to make and taste fantastic!
Watch daily Live Detox Demonstrations, learn teaching tips, and get hands on experience with safe, gentle cleansing protocols.
We recommend that you do the Pure Joy protocol during our 3 days together to get the full experience.
Recipes, cleansing instructions, detox supplies and samples included.
Your Detox Immersion Experience Includes:
- All of your meals and detox materials needed for a cleanse
- Health and nutrition lectures and demos for advanced healing and preventative tools
- Elaina Love’s years of experience on fasting, cleansing, healing and creating detox foods and juices
- Detox Manual full of resources, recipes and techniques to take home
- Daily facials (recipes included) with relaxation sessions
- Daily food demonstrations (hands-on opportunities)
Not included in Tuition:
- Lodging and transportation
Gain skills in raw, vegan food preparation and cutting edge nutritional information and theory behind living a healthy life more naturally!