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    Culinary Academy

    Foundation in Nutrition & Plant-Based Food

    Plant Based Collage


    Foundation Course in Nutrition & Plant-Based Food. 

    Students will enjoy 6-weeks of hands-on cooking, recipe development, creativity and nutritional workshops, which will give each student a comprehensive understanding of the goodness of food, the importance of selecting great ingredients and how to prepare and create stunning dishes that are in keeping with the need to introduce more plants into our diets. 

    This course is for those wishing to develop a new kitchen repertoire, turn a passion into a profession or work within the food and publishing industries.

    The course will also include weekly nutrition workshops, which will delve into the mechanism of human nutrition so that the food that you create is not only delicious but also rooted in the knowledge that it will deliver on nutrient density.


    Who is the course suitable for?

    • Aspiring & professional chefs
    • Students all ages & abilities
    • Foodies in publishing 
    • Developing a food/catering business

    Course includes:

    • Elementary Health & Hygiene training
    • Nutrition and Health workshops
    • Fermentation
    • Food Styling & Plating
    • Healthy Snacking 
    • Flavour, taste, preparation and presentation
    • Working with plant-based proteins
    • Tips & Techniques 
    • Guest Chef Demonstrations


    Why choose us?

    • Expert tuition
    • Experienced chefs
    • Award winning cookery school
    • One to one support
    • Excellent career opportunities 

    Certificates & Qualifications

    Upon successful completion each student will receive:

    • Foundation in Nutrition & Plant-Based Food
    • REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Certificate
    • Portfolio of Work & Study

    Edinburgh School of Food & Wine is fully accredited by ICSA and is continuously assessed and reviewed, ensuring we maintain our high standards.


    Training:  Monday to Friday
    Hours:     30 hours a week
    Time:       10.00 am - 4 pm
    Duration: 6 weeks


    Foundation in Nutrition & Plant-Based Food

    Foundation in Nutrition & Plant-Based Food

    Foundation in Nutrition & Plant-Based Food

    Students will delve into 6-weeks of hands-on practical cookery including knife skills and creating restaurant style dishes that are in keeping with introducing more plants into our diets.

    Participants will create  a vast range of courses from healthy raw canapés packed full of  essential nutrients to fermented foods that promote gut health and the occasional indulgent dessert that could easily be found in a French patisserie.

    The curriculum also includes weekly workshops which deliver comprehensive knowledge of the mechanism behind human nutrition.

    Course Date 14/02/2022 10:00 am
    Course End Date 25/03/2022 4:00 pm
    Individual Price £2,800.00