Online Cooking Courses


Professional Cook Certification
  • 27 Units
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  • 538 Tasks
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  • 884 Videos

Rouxbe’s Professional Cook Certification is the world’s leading online certification course for aspiring cooks, culinary students, those already working in the food and culinary industry or for anyone who seeks an intensive immersion in culinary skill and knowledge development.

This course focuses on foundational and fundamental skills development and reinforcement; universal and widely adopted methods and techniques of cooking as well as recipes and activities that reinforce the same principles taught in professional culinary schools around the world.

This comprehensive 200-hour course covers a full basic professional cooking school curriculum including, but not limited to: kitchen and food safety, knife skills, stocks, sauces, moist- and dry-heat cooking methods, seasoning, egg cookery, vegetables, meat, poultry, fish, pasta, whole grains, legumes, basic breads and baking, salads and dressings, plating and presentation, and culinary nutrition.

The Professional Cook Certification course contains various types of learning activities, practice recipe exercises, flash cards and Rouxbe-graded competency assessments. While the course is designed to follow a structured learning sequence, this course can be used to complement and enhance any culinary training program or your existing professional development needs.

Seafood Literacy
  • 6 Units
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  • 70 Tasks
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  • 169 Videos

Seafood Literacy introduces cooks to the foundational techniques and knowledge needed to include more sustainable seafood on the menu.

Waste Not
  • 7 Units
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  • 37 Tasks
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  • 10 Videos

To combat this startling and untenable trend in food waste, the James Beard Foundation is focused on supporting an industry-wide change in the way our nation’s restaurants value and respect our food resources. Waste Not provides technical and creative approaches to food waste, and examines the need to reduce food loss along the entire supply chain.

Plant-Based Foundations
  • 6 Units
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  • 138 Tasks
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  • 133 Videos

This course offers foundational instruction in plant-based culinary arts. With a focus on the application of core techniques in the plant-based kitchen, the experience will allow you to explore and practice a variety of recipes and flavors from around the world.

Professional Plant-Based Certification Course
  • 18 Units
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  • 447 Tasks
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  • 428 Videos

This course offers foundational instruction in plant-based culinary arts. With a focus on the application of core techniques in the plant-based kitchen, the experience will allow you to explore and practice a variety of recipes and flavors from around the world.

Waste Not
  • 7 Units
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  • 37 Tasks
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  • 10 Videos

To combat this startling and untenable trend in food waste, the James Beard Foundation is focused on supporting an industry-wide change in the way our nation’s restaurants value and respect our food resources. Waste Not provides technical and creative approaches to food waste, and examines the need to reduce food loss along the entire supply chain.

Essential Vegan Desserts
  • 90 Day Course
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  • 8 Units
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  • 209 Tasks
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  • 102 Videos

Essential Vegan Desserts is an online course based on Fran Costigan’s popular Vegan Baking Boot Camp. This 90-day course focuses on essential techniques and recipes so you can create professional quality vegan desserts with confidence. The course starts with an explanation of key equipment, ingredient selection and function, and foundational techniques for creating desserts without the use of eggs and dairy. As you progress, learning activities and practice recipes will showcase your ability to prepare and finish an array of vegan desserts ranging from gels, mousse and puddings, cookies, cakes, pies and tarts, pies, cakes, tarts and cookies. You’ll learn to use aquafaba, make sauces and creams, and create component desserts.