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Holistic Culinary Certificate Workshops

April 1 @ 6:30 pm - June 3 @ 9:30 pm

A total of 10 sessions (30 hours) dedicated to hands-on holistic food preparation that teaches basic cooking skills, techniques, and food therapeutics.

Cooking classes are taught by a professional Chef and Registered Holistic Nutritionist™ professional and are designed to integrate food therapeutics into the kitchen, provide recipes, and give students increased confidence and skill in the areas of meal planning, food shopping, and food preparation.

Classes run on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Students are asked to wear appropriate closed toe shoes. Students will receive a CSNN apron to keep.

Click here for full class descriptions.

April 1st – Kitchen Culture & Knife Skills

April 8th – Ancient Grains & Legumes

April 15th – Probiotic Foods & Beverages

April 22nd – Eating Plants from Land, Lake & Sea

April 29th – Practical Food Preparation for Busy Lives

May 6th – Raw Food Fundamentals

May 13th – Alternative Baking & Raw Sweets

May 20th – Eating for Growth & Performance

May 27th – Healthy Broths

June 3rd – Global Cuisines

Early Bird Pricing Available Now! Register by February 29th, 2020 to save over $150!

**Students are required to fill out additional documentation. Forms can be found here (Registration FormWaiver FormContact Information Form). Please email aleia@csnn.ca with any questions.**

Click here for our Student Handbook.


Robert Wilson-Smith

Robert is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist™ professional and a professional chef. He is a graduate of New York City’s Natural Gourmet Institute (2007) and has worked in some of Vancouver’s best known vegetarian, vegan, and raw food restaurants as well as at yoga retreats in Mexico and India. Robert believes that food politics and a love for the environment cannot be separated from wellness and nutrition. He flavours his CSNN cooking classes with these beliefs and a passion for healthy food. Robert is a certified yoga teacher and has been fueled by a plant-based diet since 2000.

Katherine Hastie

Katherine is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist™ professional and a trained culinary and pastry chef. She works full time as a farmer at the UBC Farm and is passionate about local and sustainable plant based foods. Katherine enjoys sharing her knowledge of preparing and growing healthy food with the students at CSNN, and she loves getting students excited about cooking and spending time in the kitchen.

Attendance Policy:

Students must attend all 10 classes to obtain the Holistic Culinary Certificate. Students are permitted to reschedule a class subject to availability. The fee to reschedule is $50 plus applicable tax per class.

Refund Policy:

If for any reason you are unable to participate after you have regisitered please note the following.

Registration fee is non-refundable.

All other fees are non-refundable after March 18th, 2020.

Registration is transferable prior to the start date.

To obtain certificate, one person must attend all 10 classes. Splitting classes is not permitted.

Interested in furthering your Nutrition education? Check out our Introductory Program!


April 1 @ 6:30 pm
June 3 @ 9:30 pm
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CSNN Vancouver