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Certificate Programs

As the leader in health-supportive culinary education, we understand that students are interested in many aspects of the food system. Natural Gourmet Institute’s interactive and dynamic Certificate Programs are designed to give students the opportunity to gain first-hand experience and expertise in the areas of Culinary Nutrition among others. By working with accomplished chefs, industry experts and partners, the Certificate Programs allow students to further develop their knowledge and gain new perspectives on exciting and essential components of the better food movement.

NGI Culinary Nutrition Certificate Program

Culinary Nutrition Certificate Program - New York City

The Culinary Nutrition Certificate Program with Natural Gourmet Institute provides students with an in-depth and hands-on understanding of nutrition theory. The program explores the science of nutrition, nutrition in the marketplace, trends, and specialized diets through lecture and kitchen labs. Led by Kayleen St. John, MS RD, and Laura Rosenberg MS RD, students will learn from expert guest speakers from the food, health, and nutrition fields! Upon completion of the course, students will have learned how to incorporate the fundamentals of nutrition into their culinary perspective.


Fundamentals in Nutrition
  • Food-based micronutrients and macronutrients
  • Optimizing nutrients through food
  • Nutrient retention
  • Food synergies
  • Nutrient analysis of menus
  • Nutrition in the marketplace
Specialized Diets
  • Life cycle nutrition
  • Vegetarian and vegan nutrition
  • Diabetes and metabolic syndrome
  • Food allergies and intolerances
  • Gluten sensitivity/intolerance
Trends in Nutrition
  • Alternative diets
  • Weight management
  • Inflammation
  • Econutrition

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This certificate program is offered for personal enrichment only.

To register for Culinary Nutrition click enroll and submit the deposit payment. Once your deposit is processed, you will receive an email confirmation and link to download payment plan selection form. To confirm your seat in the class and complete registration, fill out the form and return to certificate@nginyc.com.

Refund and Cancellation Policy: Deposit is nonrefundable 3 weeks prior to your start date. Students completing less than 50% of the coursework will receive a refund based on the number of course hours held by the school up to notification of withdrawal. Students completing more than 50% of the program are not eligible for a refund. In the event of a program cancelation by Natural Gourmet Institute, all money will be refunded to the student.