Classes in Raw Vegan Cuisine
for Individuals, Chefs & Instructors


9th Annual World Vegetarian Day Celebration

October 4 & 5, 2008


The 9th Annual World Vegetarian Day Celebration in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, sponsored by the San Francisco Vegetarian Society and In Defense of Animals will take place October 4 & 5, 2008.


Dan and Cherie will be doing a culinary demo as the first presentation of the day on Saturday, October 4th in the Main Hall from 10:45am - 12:00pm, as well as offering a gourmet raw vegan meal at 6:30pm Saturday night. Living Light Culinary Arts Institute will donate the first 25 Meze Meals to the 2008 World Vegetarian Day Celebration. Tickets for the meal are limited, so buy tickets now, while they last.


On Sunday morning at 11:00am, Cherie will give an exciting keynote address: "The Raw Food Revolution," followed by a demo in the culinary area.


If you are attending World Vegetarian Day, you can purchase your Gourmet Raw Meze Meal dinner in advance for $25, click here to purchase on the Living Light website or at the Living Light Booth the day of the event.


Gourmet Organic Raw Vegan Meal

Saturday, October 4, 2008 at 6:30pm

Sponsored by Living Light Culinary Arts Institute


Mediterranean Meze Meal

Prix Fix Menu - $25.00

  • Zucchini Bisque
  • No Bean Hummus
  • Dolmas
  • Greek Rice
  • Horiatiki (Greek) Salad
  • Apple Baklava




New Holiday Traditions with Raw Living Foods


November 15-16, 2008

This chef showcase and sumptuous holiday feast is beyond your wildest dreams about what gourmet raw foods can bring to the festive table. Learn fresh perspectives on favorite family recipes, special tips for creating culinary magic, fantastic and creative table décor, secrets of seasoning for the season while preparing healthful, elegant gourmet meals: appetizers, soups, salalds, entrees, desserts, breads and more!


Among the many holiday foods you’ll learn how to make:

  • Holiday Nut Nog
  • Heirloom Tomato Torte with Macadamia Basil Crust (see photo)
  • Green Beans Amandine with Crispy Leeks
  • Vegan Bay Crab Cakes with Creamy Dill Sauce
  • Wild Rice Pilaf with Cranberries and Candies Pecans
  • >
  • Holiday Fantasy Stuffing
  • Cranberry Orange Relish
  • Pumpkin Pie with Whipped Nut Cream
  • Black Bottom Pecan Pie & much more!


Saturday class includes breakfast buffet, mid-morning snack, gourmet lunch, and afternoon high tea. Sunday class includes brunch, more great demos, creative table design class and a festive holiday buffet.

Living Light Center, 301-B North Main Street, Fort Bragg, CA
Saturday & Sunday November 17 & 18

Cost for class: $575


Festive Holiday Buffet is open to the public.


Attend the Class and bring a friend for the Festive Holiday Buffet on Sunday!


Sunday, November 16, 2:00 pm
Cost: $45.00
Limited seating, call 707-964-2420 for reservations!


A special invitation to Living Light Associate Chef and Instructor Graduates
Come home for the Holidays! Join the fun and share your favorite gourmet recipe with the New Holiday Traditions class by presenting a 20-minute demo. You will go home with dozens of new gourmet recipes to dazzle your friends and family, or teach these recipes to your own Raw Holiday classes at home.



We offer a variety of events sponsored at the Living Light Center as well as retreats around the world.


Three complete Gourmet Chef Certification Series in March/April, July/August, & October/November training series offering the three Advanced Training Classes in one session.

Eight complete 3-part
Associate Chef Certification Series followed by a variety of advanced specialty courses.

FUNdamentals of Raw Living Foods is offered around the country. Check here for schedules.

Raw Empowerment Workshops presented by Living Light Institute Associate Chef and Instructor graduates in your area.