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Certificate course

Raw Food Chef Training Level 1 - PRO CHEF (Certification)

$999 $599 | 95 HQ video| 745 minutes (12.45 h) video| 5 Phases >> 20 Modules >> 81 Lessons | 5 Bonus | access to online community | 19 Work submissions

Raw Food Chef Certificate from Sayuri Healing Food Academy

Become a professional Raw, Plant-Based, Vegan Food Chef by mastering all the skills to develop Raw Vegan Plant-based dishes to work in restaurants & to prepare healthy and delicious meals at home.

*HOME CHEF or PRO CHEF (certification) - Not sure which products you should get? Click here to see the difference

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Learn from Sayuri's 20-years’ experience

Sayuri has been working as professional Raw, Plant-Based, Vegan Food Chef for over 20 years, worked in many different yoga retreat centers in many different countries, with the background of studying macrobiotic, Chinese tonic herbs, plant-based nutrition.
Her experience got her to share her knowledge, skills and magics to how to create the most tasteful healthy meals that anyone can enjoy!

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Master the art of Raw Food Chef

This Online Sayuri Healing Food Raw Chef Training has the same curriculum as our BALI raw food chef training we had been running over a decade, have sent more than 250 graduates as raw food chef to the world.

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Raw Food Chef Training Level 1 - PRO CHEF (Certification)

 Join our internationally renowned Raw Food Chef Training and learn how to prepare delicious raw living world cuisine! Find out, if “we are what we eat”, what happens if we eat, higher vibrational, living food! Discover the tool to live sustainable, compassionate and radiant, healthy lifestyle!

“I realized preparing plant-based raw living food is one of the most powerful works & actions that you can contribute to yourself and to the world. Through my experience preparing raw living food in many retreats, I witnessed the power to touch the deepest core of my and other’s heart through the food prepared with love. I also realized I’d been so nourished and brought me the deepest healing by nourishing others.” - Sayuri

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What you will get out of this course?

  •  Self-immersion into the vibrant, healthy, delicious raw-living food lifestyle

  •  Raw Food Chef Certificate from Sayuri Healing Food Academy. (see *Note 1 below)

  •  Knowledge and skills to become confident Raw, Plant-Based, Vegan Food Chef, to work in the healthy cafes, restaurants and hotels &/or to provide the healthy and delicious meals for yourself, your family and friends.

  •  Skills to make many different cuisines from all over the world, such as Italian, Japanese, Middle eastern, Indian, Thai, Mexican, breakfast, juice, garment raw dishes using dehydrator and desserts, chocolate & fermented foods.

  •  Additional bonus videos to get the taste of training in Bali such as spirulina farm virtual tour, Sayuri Healing Food Café backstage tour, and also bonus lecture on some cooked elements, that we believe, to support raw food diet such as tonic herbs.

  •  On Phase 1 (see *Note 2 below), fundamental skills and knowledge in the raw food kitchen include hygiene, food allergy, knife skills, equipment & ingredients.

  •  Internationally renowned, plant-based, vegan chef, Sayuri's video lessons of her 20 years of experience in this field

  •  All the tips and tricks to make raw food tasty, exciting, satisfying, confronting for yourself, your family and friends

  •  How to adjust and balance the flavors

  •  How to apply the skills to create your own recipe

  •  Recreate the delicious meals that you’ve tasted at Sayuri Healing Food Café

  •  24-7 online support from our instructors for your questions

  •  Support through the online community to inspire each other, share your creations, and exchange information to your colleagues.

  •  Transformation of your perception of what raw food diet is, and also possible transformation of your lifestyle and your perception to life!! 


*NOTE 1: The certification course requires work submission on each module and Final Project submission in order to obtain Raw Food Chef Certificate from Sayuri Healing Food Academy.

*NOTE 2: PHASE 1 (Fundamental: Module 1-4) is the same content for all our RAW FOOD TRAINING Level 1. So, once you have taken PHASE 1, skip it and start from PHASE 2 (Module 5~). You are welcome to go through the PHASE 1 as you need anytime.

What is the curriculum? :

Phase 1

MODULE 1: Introduction, Kitchen Basic, Food Safety
What and why raw food                    
How to use Raw food tools & equipment, what to stock in raw food pantry
How to set up your work space, knife safety, food safety & hygiene

MODULE 2: Basic Raw Food Preparation
Soaking nuts & seeds
Nut milk, high-power blender usage
Activating nuts & seeds, dehydrator usage    
Date paste & food processor usage     

MODULE 3: Food allergy, sweeteners, binders, flavors    
Food allergy            
Binders, flavorings & flavor extracts        

MODULE 4: Superfoods, smoothies, presentation basic & food photography basic
Superfoods for smoothies                 
Presentation & plating basic                
Food photography basic with your smart phone       

Bonus 1: Answering to the student’s FAQ

Phase 2

MODULE 5: Italian & Bliss Ball
Italian flavor profile, zucchini pasta & spiral slicer usage    
Garlic in oil
Marinara sauce    
Pasta assembling    
Chocolate bliss ball

MODULE 6: Sprouting, Fermented Veggies, Drinks & Nuts
Growing your sprouts                     
Brief introduction on fermentation             
Bonus recipe: Sauerkraut (TEXT ONLY)
Bonus recipe: Water kefir (TEXT ONLY)                
Fermented nut cheese + Bonus recipe: Hard cheese process

MODULE 7: Knife Safety, Skills & Sharpening    
Tools of trade, knife material & safety        
Knife skills for raw food preparation                    
Bonus recipe: Italian Vinaigrette (TEXT ONLY)
Knife sharpening

MODULE 8: Japanese & Flavor Balancing     
Japanese flavor profile            
Un-tuna pate
Jicama sushi rice
Ginger sesame dressing & Flavor balancing
Nori roll assembling & recycling leftover un-tuna tip

BONUS 2: Virtual Spirulina Farm Tour

-How spirulina grows & harvest    

Phase 3

MODULE 9: Dehydration 1    
Corn chips                    
Zucchini wrap (samosa wrap)
Curried sprinkles: Thai & Indian flavor
Bread Loaf, bread & cheese assembling

MODULE 10: Juice & Simple Breakfast
Different types of juicers                 
Green juice
Chocolate granola
Bonus recipe: Sprouted buckwheat (TEXT ONLY)
Chia porridge with quick thick nut milk

MODULE 11: Mexican
Mexican flavor profile            
Taco “meat” with beets &/or walnuts
Sour cream        
Cacao mole
Lesson 5: Mango salsa & guacamole, Mexican platter assembling & recycling leftover Taco “meat” tip

MODULE 12: Cheesecake    
Raw cheesecake composition & cheesecake crust
Pink Dragon Cheesecake filling, swirl technique & plating

Bonus 3: Tonic herbs (cooked element) 
Lesson 1: Tonic herb introduction and its principle        
Lesson 2: chi tonic herbs & decoction    


Phase 4

MODULE 13: Thai     
Thai flavor profile              
 “Stir-fry” veggies with almond chili sauce    
Thai noodles with sweet tamarind sauce
Pad Thai assembling            

MODULE 14: Indian          
Indian flavors profile                
Curry oil
Tamarind chutney     
Samosa filling
Samosa assembling & filling leftover recycling tip
North Indian curry
Biryani “rice”        
Indian plate assembling

MODULE 15: Non-Tempered Chocolate     
Brief introduction on cacao
Non-tempered chocolate

MODULE 16: Dehydration 2     
Pizza crust (basic cracker 1- chunky & thick)      
Cumin flat bread (Basic cracker 2- smooth & thin)
Burger patties        
Kale chips

Bonus 4: JAMU (cooked element)     
Lesson 1: What’s jamu and its benefit             
Lesson 2: Traditional Indonesian jamu health tonic

Phase 5

MODULE 17: Middle Eastern 
Middle eastern flavors                
Za’atar oil
Middle eastern mezze platter assembling & falafel wrap

MODULE 18: Pizza   
Cashew cheese sauce & sour cream leftover recycling tip
Pizza assembling

MODULE 19: Carrot Cake         
Carrot cake
Frosting, assembling & plating

MODULE 20: American Diner & Soup        
BBQ ketchup    
Bonus recipe: Mustard (TEXT ONLY)        
Burger assembly

BONUS 5: Sayuri Healing Food Cafe Kitchen Tour
Final Project

What is the difference between HOME CHEF course ?

Curriculum and video contents are the same.HOME CHEF has no requirement of work submission, whereas PRO CHEF (certification) course requires work submission of photos of your creation with comments on each module and Final Project submission in order to obtain Raw Food Chef Certificate from Sayuri Healing Food Academy. So, if you do not need certificate, or if your consider yourself home chef, HOME CHEF can you an option.


Can I upgrade to PRO CHEF (certification) from HOME CHEF?

Yes, you can convert from HOME CHEF to PRO CHEF (certification) course with the balance payment

Already bought HOME ? UPGRADE now!

If you decided to convert from HOME CHEF to PRO CHEF (certification) course after you have finished watching all the video, and have tried out the recipes in HOME CHEF, in order to complete the course and obtain the certificate, all you need to do is to submit your work photos and comments on each module and complete the Final Project submission.Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions


*NOTE :There is no option to switch to HOME CHEF from PRO CHEF (certification). So consult your purpose and need before purchasing

When you purchase the course, what else do you need to buy?

There are 3 basic equipment as raw food chef. Blender, food processor and dehydrator. During the course, there will be work submissions and you will need those equipment in order to accomplish the assessment. There are wide price range to purchase those tools so you can buy at your own budget. As a guideline, those 3 equipment’s price range can be from 50 USD to 350 USD or more. Basic cooking tools such as mixing bowls, spatulas, a set of measuring spoons, a set of measuring cups and kitchen scale are needed to follow the recipes. 

For the other small tools and groceries, you can download the list as reference.

Equipment & Tool List

*Many tools on this list are NOT a must and you can find the way around if you do not have. You can always ask questions how to and what to replace.

Ingredients List

*Many ingredients on this list are NOT a must. You can be creative to use of what you have seasonally and geographically and we talk about it on the lessons. You can always ask for help if you need to know what to replace with for certain ingredients.

As for the exact amount, you will have downloadable Shopping & Prep list on each Module, so that you will know what you need to buy and its quantity in advance.

When can I start ? is there any expire date?

You can start any time at your own pace and learn on your own pace! You can always repeat watching videos anytime. The course is for your lifetime and there will be no expiration to complete the course BUT: we highly recommend you aim to complete the entire course within 6 months to make you’re the information you learn to be applied to your assessment while it is fresh.

What our students say

I took Raw Food Chef Training online at Sayuri Academy and besides learning so much is lot of fun in the way the lessons are presented. I love all lessons because they are very nice videos and I don't need to be reading, the lessons are very well and easy explain and Sayuri's personality make it awesome. Also the Team is really nice and always willing to help and answer very fast any enquiry. This is the best online course that I have taken at the moment. Definitely I will go for more with Sayuri! 💕

M. Ignacia Herbage 

2022 Raw Chef Training Level 1

Frequently Asked Questions

When does my course begin?

After you purchase your course, you can start anytime you wish. There are no specific start dates.

How and when do I attend class?

Your course is available 24/7 from any internet enabled device. The program is self-paced, meaning there are no specific dates to attend class. You will have lifetime access to your course content.

Is there a time limit to complete this course? 

No, there is not. The course is self-paced, so you are not required to be online at any particular time. It is available to you 24/7 from any internet enabled device. You will have lifetime access to the program.

For how long do I have access to the program?

Once you purchase the course, you have lifetime access to the course.

What type of support do I get with this course?

There are many opportunities for interaction, engagement, and support throughout your course. As an instructor-guided course, you will have an opportunity to interact with our instructors in multiple ways. This includes communication with teachers directly and our community. Additionally, there is a Facebook Group called ’Sayuri Healing Food Academy' to engage with classmates and your instructional team. Contact [email protected] if you need assistance.

Are there any prerequisites or requirements to take this course?

While there are no formal prerequisites, we do have expectations that you are passionate about healthy food and choices as we are, you are open minded and excited to learn something new, have the desire to take the time to cook, experiment, play and have fun. 

Are there age requirements for enrollment?

No. There are no age requirements. We are open and welcoming people of all ages around the world to be better cooks.

Can I modify recipes to suit my specific dietary needs?

Yes, we want all of our students to learn to prepare foods that they can enjoy. Feel free to make any appropriate modifications or adaptations that you need.

How do I pay for the course?

You pay for the entire course tuition at registration time, using VISA, MasterCard, American Express. Contact us via [email protected] if you would like to find out about our no-interest payment plan.

Do I need to be a plant-based eater or vegan to take the course?

Of course not. You don’t have to be 100% plant-based to benefit from this course. We encourage you to look at this course as a resource to help you better understand basic cooking and nutrition principals – information we hope will encourage you to begin incorporating more plant-based foods into your diet. While this course won’t teach you how to prepare animal-based foods, the techniques you learn here, can be applied to any diet that you follow.

What is the difference between HOME CHEF and PRO CHEF?

Curriculum and video contents are exactly the same. HOME CHEF has no requirement of work submission, whereas PRO CHFE (certification) course requires work submission of photos of your creation with comments on each module and Final Project submission in order to obtain Raw Food Chef Certificate from Sayuri Healing Food Academy.If you want to obtain a certificate, and you like the challenge of work submission, you want your teacher to assess your dishes that I create, then, we recommend PROCHEF. If you do not need a certificate, or if you consider yourself home chef, HOME CHEF would be an option.

Will this course teach me how to create my own recipes?

Our true goal is for you to be able to create delicious food of your own creativity using the recipes and techniques that you will learn!

Am I allowed to use recipes from this course at my own raw vegan cafe?

Yes, you can use any of the recipes from the course for your own raw vegan café.

PRO CHEF certificate enables me to work globally as raw food chef?

Students receive a RAW FOOD CHEF Level 1 certificate from Sayuri Healing Food Academy at the end of the training.


Currently, there’s no world standard certificate in raw culinary world equivalent to yoga alliance. Our certificate is a proof of the achievement of raw kitchen skill set.

Whether this training eligible you to work globally as raw food chef of not is depending on your experience and skills, and this course is not to guarantee it.

Having said that, we can always provide the reference if u need when you apply future opportunities in the same filed.


What we can provide is to list your profile on Sayuri Healing Food Chef Directory page. This page is to share your activities and projects, and also for those who are looking for professional vegan chefs world-wide!

apart from our Chef Directly, we are a certified plant-based/ raw food educational school of

Raw Food Chef Alliance (https://rawfoodchefalliance.com/) and our program is entitled to give students the opportunity to register by themselves as Raw Food Chef.

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Level 1 - PRO CHEF (Certification)

Who is ready for the transformation of the ultimate healthy, radiant and purposeful life!

“Dis-ease, is simply dis-harmony from nature. Working with plants and veggies bring us back into alignment. If we align ourselves with the universal energy, our body, mind & spirit function perfectly, just the way they were designed to. We firmly believe that “what we eat” is one of the easiest ways to access that alignment.”

- Sayuri

The Greatest Wealth is Health”

by the Roman poet Virgil


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