Foundation in Plant-Based Cookery and Nutrition

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

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