Nutrition Consultant + Natural Chef Programs in California + Online

Shaping the Future of Holistic Nutrition + Culinary Arts

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For 30 years, Bauman College has led the way in educating future leaders, thinkers, and creators in the holistic nutrition and culinary arts professions.At Bauman College, students share more than a hopeful vision. They share a drive to combine ideology, science, and business—and they get it all here through our visionary curricula. Our students gain an advanced understanding of nutrition and are taught to think critically and provide others with a better understanding of healthy eating and cooking.

With curricula that blend the science of nutrition with the art of restorative cooking, Bauman College graduates leave with an in-depth knowledge of whole-foods nutrition and cooking. They will be well prepared to provide personalized expert evaluations and help others reach optimal health.

  • Nutrition Consultant

    The Nutrition Consultant Program is offered online or at one of our brick and mortar locations in Sonoma County and Berkeley, CA. The curriculum prepares you to become Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition. Learn more.

  • Natural Chef

    The 5-month Natural Chef Program offers a fresh take on culinary arts. Classes are offered at our Berkeley, CA, campus and start twice per year. Learn more.

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What Sets Bauman College Apart

Since 1989, Bauman College has been preparing students for careers in holistic nutrition and the culinary arts.

Our curricula are constantly being updated to incorporate findings from the most current scientific research.

  • Educating With Vision—Built on the revolutionary ideas of Dr. Ed Bauman, we are at the forefront of the holistic health movement. We offer rigorous curricula that include relevant, marketable career training and the direction students need to succeed.
  • Guiding Students to Success—We do not just teach students; we provide them with a powerful vision for employing their knowledge and skills in the world. Students are prepared for a variety of professional opportunities as our renowned certification programs are reinforced with robust career guidance.
  • What’s Next in Nutrition—Our graduates are equipped with a non-dogmatic and thorough understanding of nutrition, so no matter where they take their knowledge, they will be making an impact.

Leaders in Holistic Education

Nutrition consultants and natural chefs trained at Bauman College are prepared to be leaders in the holistic nutrition and culinary arts industries, and they are in high demand for their unique knowledge and training.

With Bauman College’s industry expert instructors, alumni resources, and integrative and comprehensive programs offered at two locations and online, prospective students can rest assured that Bauman College is the right choice.

If you are looking for an inspiring place to learn, create, network, and heal both yourself and those around you, this is the place. You get so much more than just an education. This is a stepping stone for a healthier, more nurturing life. You leave knowing that you just gave yourself one of the greatest gifts you possibly it to better your life, better your child's life. Be part of the change that our world so greatly needs.
Tessa M., Bauman Graduate
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Is Holistic Nutrition Training Right for You? Take the Bauman College “Holistic Nutrition Education Readiness Quiz”

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Is a Rewarding Career as a Nutrition Consultant or Natural Chef Right for You? Get More Information…

If you are interested in learning more about a career as a nutrition consultant or natural chef and want to explore whether one of these fields is right for you, fill out this form to receive more information.

A helpful Bauman College admissions representative will answer all of your questions, from program details to career opportunities, and will help you discover the best option for you.

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