VWU Professional Plant-Based Training Package


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.