Ben Richards from The Seeds of Life in Bali as he takes you deep on a very special educational,
detox cleansing experience, Raw Vegan enthusiast.
He has learned from some of the greats and has dedicated 19 years to learning about this profound system practiced by various cultures and religions for 11 years as long as is recorded. Passionate about healing, health, connection and education
You will be professionally and intimately taught raw combinations and variations of many of your favorite dishes and desserts, accompanied by the nutritional benefits and what you can do at home using your local produce empowering you to keep going.
What do you know about Raw Food?
Raw foods are foods made without heat or using temperatures below 116 degrees Fahrenheit. The goal of preparing raw food is to preserve nutritional value. After all, when using higher temperatures, most of the nutrients of food are thought to be destroyed. So, in restaurants, corporate dining, private homes, and more, raw food chefs supervise raw food preparation as well as other kitchen operations. Some raw food chefs may only work with vegan dishes, so they may consist of non-animal products such as nuts, fruits, vegetables, seaweed, sprouted grains, and seeds. Other raw food chefs may include products from animals that can be prepared safely at low temperatures.
Who is a Raw Food Chef?
Working as a chef, with many hours spent standing, is generally fast-paced and stressful. It is essential to have strong creative and technical skills, such as a keen sense of taste and smell, an adventurous approach to food, skills in time management, manual dexterity and cutting skills. So how much can these artists expect to earn? According to the United States Chefs generally earned an average salary of $45,000 per year from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Raw Food Chef Training
Let’s now explore the steps you can take to become a chef of raw food
So, here we go!
Start with a Chef Degree Program
Experience and proven ability are the main requirements for a career in the raw food industry, but postsecondary education can give you the skills and industry exposure to break into the industry. The Culinary Studies offer training in the skills necessary to supervise a professional cuisine. Students spend most of their time perfecting their cooking skills in the kitchen so that they have the kind of practice they need from future chefs. The students practice different cooking methods to acquire skills in knife management and are trained in food safety and sanitation.
Typical courses of culinary arts include nutrition, food hygiene and safety, meals, food chemistry, and cooking methods. Many programs also offer business development courses and require internships to be completed. Students interested in the preparation of raw food should especially look for internships in raw food facilities.
Focus your training on raw food. Row Chefs of Food work with foodstuffs that are either uncooked or cooked using low heat, so that they may want to study food science with a major focus. A deeper understanding of food science can be essential to learn how to prepare raw food products in a safe manner.
A raw food certificate must be obtained, either in place of or in addition to the degree in cooking. Whilst rare, certificates of crude food chefs provide training in topics such as raw food recettes and menu design, raw food cooking and food science.
Gain as much experience as you can!
Many aspiring chefs begin by working in the food industry at the very beginning, for example, food preparers, cookies, and even dishes for restaurants, catering companies, and other facilities. This experience teaches students inside and outside of professional kitchens and enables them to establish networking contacts that will help in future jobs as chefs. She often spends years working up the ladder before becoming a chef. In raw food restaurants, aspiring raw chefs should ideally work. However, such institutions are relatively uncommon. Alternatively, a vegetarian or vegan restaurant can work, as these facilities tend to serve more raw food than other restaurants.
This is a tip for success: build strong people and skills in communication. Chefs lead workers ‘ teams so that they have to know how to effectively communicate and develop a team atmosphere. It is also wise to learn Spanish, as many workers in the food industry speak Spanish.
Adopt Career Advancement Techniques
You can move on to a position as a chef with experience, shown expertise and possibly formal training. For years, many chefs have worked for the same kitchen, and others may have to seek work outside of their kitchens to find an open, uncommon food chef position. The voluntary professional certification is one way to improve opportunities for advancement. For different levels and specialties of cooking artists, the American Culinary Federation offers 14 different levels of certification. This certification can show skill, improve job opportunities and lead to higher profits.
The fact that it offers heads access to job boards and networking opportunities, ongoing education events, bursaries, training, and more, can also benefit from simple membership with the American Culinary Federation. The National Restaurant Association and the American Personal & Private Chef Association also offer professional membership benefits.
Raw food chefs are usually in lower ranks and are up to the standard of the chef, but formal specialized training can benefit chefs who specialize in raw foods.
What do we offer?
At the Living Light Culinary Institute, our intention is to support our students as they transform their dreams into reality. We strive to make our curriculum relevant and meaningful for the individual journey of each student. Our students rely on Living Light to give them the skills, tools, and inspiration they need to confidently create gourmet cuisine, regardless of their goals. One of the most important things students gain from their Living Light experience is to combine community with unconditional love and support. It was and will always be an important component of all our classes.
Over the years, we’ve discovered the main aspects of raw gourmet arts and nutritional education, and have been committed to sending people home fully prepared so that our students have improved their skills as they leave our school, starting from the beginning and ending in the gourmet cuisine that inspires the discerning taste. From the very first day on a pupil comes, and we offer the fledge environments for the learning process through all our advanced food and nutritional courses and are proud of our Living Light teachers. Each of our chef instructors has unbelievable knowledge and expertise in every aspect of raw food Training.
One of our prides in our curriculum and our focus is on top quality as we continue to deliver the world’s best professional raw food training program. We started with one core curriculum which works year after year, and we continue adapting it making important changes, adding new programs, improving the teaching skills we have and working to improve your crude food training year after year.