Onsite Plant-Based Culinary Academy | PLANTLAB®

The most advanced onsite plant-based culinary education in state-of-the-art kitchen academies.

PLANTLAB Onsite Academies Students Receiving Instruction at Venice Kitchen
Our mission at PLANTLAB is to bring plant-based cooking classes to students throughout the world. Our global kitchens give us the ability to provide top-tier culinary education with intimate, personalized training from qualified instructors. Each class is designed to combine the classic building blocks of culinary instruction with innovative techniques. Our classes use professional-grade equipment such as the Pacojet, turning slicers, smoking gun, sous vide, anti-griddle, and more. At PLANTLAB®, each student works in their own individual station with access to the tools needed to execute high-level dishes.

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The Benefits

Courses Lead by Professional Instructors
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Raw vegan and plant-based dining are on the rise, creating a high demand for refined and relevant culinary instruction. PLANTLAB® Academy’s onsite programs offer students many advantages.

- Study at one of our global, state-of-the-art kitchens, immersing yourself in local food and flavors.

- Learn flavor and texture balancing, basic and advanced knife skills, artful plating, and more, all in an intimate classroom setting.

- Have access to renowned instructors and mentors who can offer assistance in every step of the learning process.

- Work in your own individual station with access to professional-grade equipment.

- Collaborate with a unique and diverse group of creatives.

- Join an ever-growing, network of program graduates. Easily connect with other rising talents within the industry.


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Los Angeles

PLANTLAB® Los Angeles is our flagship raw vegan culinary Academy. Cool breezes, sunny beaches and access to some of the world's best farmers’ markets create a relaxed, yet focused learning environment for students looking to expand their knowledge of plant-based cuisine. A longtime cultural hub and culinary destination, Venice brings together some of the most eclectic art, fashion, and food in Los Angeles. Just a short walk from the ocean, the active community embraces the Southern California lifestyle and celebrates the abundance of the region’s finest ingredients.

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New York City

New York City is a worldwide mecca for music, performing arts, and culinary craft. The city boasts over 10,000 restaurants featuring every type of cuisine imaginable. More than 200 of those restaurants are strictly vegan, making NYC one of the most vegan-friendly cities in the world. Students at our PLANTLAB® New York Culinary Academy will have access to some of the highest-level plant-based cooking courses and are exposed to some of the most innovative restaurants and chefs in the world, providing the perfect environment for inspiring truly unique plant-based dishes. 

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Bringing plant-based training to global culinary destinations



Barcelona is home to incredible architecture and fine art, including tremendous culinary art. This cosmopolitan city is bustling with cutting-edge and progressive plant-based cuisine. In Barcelona, one can shop at vegan markets, dine at one of the many eco-friendly restaurants, and end the day at a vegetarian bar. Barcelona has been a fine-dining trendsetting city for years, and today continues to transform the culinary world with its growing focus on health-consciousness and vegan cuisine. Students at our Barcelona Academy experience a vegan community like no other with its unique Spanish flavor and flair.

Level 1: Fundamentals of Raw Cuisine - Level 2: Advanced Raw Cuisine - Level 3: Professional Raw Cuisine
Level 1: Fundamentals of Cooking - Level 2: Advanced Cooking - Level 3: Professional Cooking
Level 1: Pastry + Dessert - Level 2: Pastry + Dessert - Level 3: Pastry + Dessert
Fermentation + Cheese - Chocolate - Raw Desserts
All classes taught in English



As one of the world’s top destinations for holistic retreats and a mecca for yoga enthusiasts, the concept of health and wellness permeates many aspects of tourism including a flourishing plant-based food scene you won't want to miss! Join us in Ubud, Bali as we unite with game-changing chefs, local farmers, and culinary students in supporting the growing movement. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to explore the stunning tropical paradise that Bali is known for while enjoying some of the healthiest, sustainable cuisine in the world. Find inspiration in ornate Hindu temples, verdant green rice fields, white sand beaches, and an abundance of plant-based options and community-oriented sustainable living.

Level 1: Fundamentals of Raw Cuisine - Level 2: Advanced Raw Cuisine
Raw Desserts - Fermentation + Cheese - Essentials of Raw


Course Offerings


Our full-time programs allow for culinary intensive training, each lesson building upon the previous skills learned, for a strong foundation that allows for mastery of more advanced techniques. Along with our cutting-edge classroom design, our small class sizes allow for personalized, tailored instruction and a truly hands-on experience. Students will leave with the tools to create innovative, healthy, plant-based cuisine furthering their professional goals or transforming their personal lifestyle. Our full-time courses range from one week to four weeks in length. 



Workshops are a great way to discover the breadth of training PLANTLAB® offers—preparation and storage of fermented foods, sports nutrition, knife skills, the basics of raw chocolate and raw bread, and more—but in a way that is highly accessible for busy students. These weekend classes offer a unique opportunity to learn functional skills to incorporate into your plant-based cooking, whether you already working in a professional kitchen or preparing meals for your family.

Weekend Workshops are currently only offered at the PLANTLAB Los Angeles.


PLANTLAB Onsite Academies Students Completing Culinary Projects in Classroom Kitchen


With online and onsite courses running year-round, students are easily able to find the right programs for their schedule and location.

Click to view our full 2018 and 2019 calendars and feel free to reach out to admissions@plantlab.com with any questions.