Professional Plant-Based Culinary School
Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts is proud to be one of the only plant-based culinary schools in the world offering health-supportive professional chef training programs. Our culinary program prepares you to meet the new consumer demands for natural, organic and nourishing food, making you more valuable in the culinary market. At the Natural Epicurean you will be able to gain these in-demand skills with hands-on training in a friendly, collaborative learning environment!
About Our Culinary School
Our 900-hour professional chef training includes a combination of hands-on learning, lecture, kitchen assisting and an externship program. The curriculum is built around 5 plant-based cuisines and cooking styles which we call Healing Cuisines. In addition, the program includes coursework in the Science of Plant-Based Nutrition and Health-Supportive Baking.
Located in Beautiful Austin, Texas
A beautiful city with a thriving local culinary community. Meet some of the Local Faculty that you will train with.
Our Culinary School is Certificate Based
We are a professional culinary school certified by the Texas Workforce Commission.
Career Planning & Business Training Will Help You Succeed
We have an excellent Student Services and Admissions team to support you every step of the way on your culinary journey. Learn about upcoming Scholarship Opportunities.
- SUMMER 2016: July 5, 2016
- FALL 2016: September 26, 2016
- WINTER 2017: January 9,2017
- SPRING 2017: April 3, 2017
- SUMMER 2017: July 3, 2017
- FALL 2017: September 25, 2017
- View Admissions Calendar
If you have more questions, please see our FAQ or fill out our contact form.
Download Program Brochure
To learn more about our professional culinary training and download the program brochure, complete the form below and an admissions representative will reach out to discuss your career goals: