The ONLINE Level 2 (L2) International Vegan Cuisine course is a Diploma/Certificate program of Vegan Gastronomy Culinary Academy. This course was brought back online and is meant for students that have completed our 1 year program. Some recipes are new and some are improvements. This is meant for advanced students.
Students will learn to be proficient in making a number of vegan versions the most popular, traditional, fusion or modernist style dishes playing off inspiration from the 5 utmost desired international cuisines of the world which includes Italian, Chinese, Mexican, Japanese, and Indian.
Each lesson students will also learn a unique technique they can use in developing their own versions of dishes from these countries.
Techniques include making Tortillas, Pasta making, allergen-free meat analogues, tempering spices, creating exotic spice blends, and developing unforgettable umami flavors.
EXAMPLE VEGAN DISHES LEARNED
Some examples of vegan dishes learned (change seasonally) include: Vegan Shredded Chicken Taquitos from Mexico, Vegan Unagi Eel, Vegan Sashimi and Sushi from Japan, Vegan Egg Fried Chicken Rice and Vegan Peking Duck from China, Curry Dosas from India, and Vegan Ragu a la Bolognese and Vegan Cheese sticks from Italy...just to name a few.
HOW THE COURSE WORKS
- Students are provided access to course materials including recipes for students to develop buy lists 1 week prior to start of course
- Students have 6 weeks to complete course
- Course is combination of pre-recorded and LIVE video of in person course but can be watched at any time during the 6 weeks
- Students are required to select a certain amount of recipes to complete to receive a Certificate of Completion.
While there will be some Gluten Free options available during the course, it is not the focus of this course or of Vegan Gastronomy Culinary Academy. The school uses traditional sweeteners in recipes. Instructors can make suggestions for refined sugar-free or artificial sweeteners on a case by case basis, but we do not use these sweetener substitutions.
PREREQUISITES FOR ONLINE COURSE
The training program is aimed at all those who are passionate about plant based and vegan food, whether novices or those with experience. This curriculum is focused on teaching the vegan versions of traditional recipes from around the world. The school curriculum has been structured so that students can learn the techniques, step by step to make exceptional vegan versions at home.
EQUIPMENT NEEDED FOR ONLINE COURSES
Our ONLINE courses require students at a minimum to have the following:
- Computer or Smart Phone
- Internet Connectivity
- Facebook Account (required)
- Camera or Phone Camera
Basic equipment is needed depending on the course and the extent you want to take your training. For all of our courses you will need a blender, cook top, oven, etc. We recommend a food processor, stand or hand mixer, a thermometer, measuring spoons and a scale. Specialty equipment like Ice Cream makers, Thermal blenders like Thermomix, Dehydrator, or Pizza oven are completely optional.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)
The following is a resource for students to use to answer some of the questions they may have: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)