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The Naturally Healthy Holiday Galaand Fundraiser was a huge success. Special thanks to the following:

  • Chef Patrick / Jeanne Grosset from 7th Element Los Angeles
  • Mayor Chuck Lowery  Oceanside 
  • Vegetarian Educational Institute 
  • Sunrise Produce
  • Be Wise farm
  • Jimbo's 
  • Pick on Us
  • Dining Out Magazine Josh Kopelman 
  • Jean Richardson GoldMine Natural Food Co.
  • Chef de Cuisine San Diego

The CDCEF is please to announce it's first class of apprentices for 2017.  To learn more about the programclick here.

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Apprentices include: Helen Dougher, Patrick Shea, Trina Pugh, Kimokeo Yogi, Karina Malone, Artemio Hernandez, Thinh Ho, Brian (Tony) Daniel, Sandra Diaz & Darrel Shockey

Funding and influencing educational platforms in the culinary and hospitality industry for the Greater San Diego area


Culinary Students at the Art Institute started the new year with a documentary film screening of Vegan 2016 the Year in Review. Watch here and see how the new plant-based foods economy is rising against all odds and claiming it's place as the fastest growing segment of foodservice today.