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Los Angeles

Sisters Jennie and Heather Goldberg provide individuals and small groups with wheat-free, macrobiotic, and vegan cooking instruction. Also: in-home, healthy eating consultation; and catering—always innovative, with fresh and vital ingredients.

Spork Foods
7494 Santa Monica Blvd. #302
West Hollywood, CA 90046

San Fransisco Bay Area and Online

Michael Duhon at Artistry in Forms. Michael offers three- and five-day intensive courses in Oakland, California for small groups of up to three people. Online advanced courses are available. From simple cookies to complex desserts, focusing on the use of organic, unrefined ingredients (gluten, non-gluten & reduced carbohydrate baking).

Phone: 510.290.6017 Email: [email protected]


Mary Lawrence runs a vegan personal chef service and gives private cooking lessons, group classes, and cooking parties through Vegan Home School. Learn the basics of vegan cuisine or create culinary masterpieces like the pros! Check out her services WellOnWheels.com and blog wellonwheels.blogspot.com.


Vegan cooking classes twice a month. (including raw, allergy specific, and gluten-free) by the owner of a vegan cafe in business since 2002.

Jen Knight, End of the Line Cafe
610 E Wright St,
Pensacola FL 32501
Email: Jen


Frinklepod Farm School of Wholistic Cookery offers an onoing, regular schedule of whole-food, vegan cooking classes at The New School, Kennebunk ME.

Please visit FrinklepodFarm.org for more details. Or contact 207-289-5805, [email protected]


Valerie Wilson, also known as “Macro Val,” has been teaching healthy, vegan cooking classes since 1997. Classes are geared towards creating health and balance in the diet, centered on seasonal organic ingredients, whole grains, beans, vegetables, fruits, sea vegetables, tofu and tempeh. Nothing refined or processed.

Please visit macroval for more details. Or call 734-722-4553

See also VegMichigan.org

New Jersey

The Natural Kitchen Cooking School

Our vegan/macrobiotic cooking school offers personal chef service, in-home cooking lessons, and a 4-month vegan cooking program in the Princeton NJ area. For more information or scheduling, please contact us. We would love to hear from you.

Director: Christine Waltermyer
Phone: (646) 283-9470
Email: Natural Kitchen Cooking School
Toll Free: 1-866-306-NKCS (1-866-306-6527)
[email protected]

Natural Kitchen Cooking School P.O. Box 373 Princeton, NJ 08542
Phone: (866) 306-6527


Helping to get more plant foods into your diet…one bite at a time. For Us – For the Planet – For the Animals

Holistic Health and Nutrition Counselor, Christine Scalfo-Glover offers counseling, private and group cooking classes, personal chef service; workshops and lectures. She is based in Vineland NJ.

Phone: 856-696-4234 or email Christine


Wellness Forum Foods

The WELLNESS FORUM – Our mission is to empower people to take control of their health by providing up-to-date information about how nutrition, exercise and lifestyle choices impact health, longevity and quality of life.

Contact: Wellness Forum

WELLNESS FORUM FOODS COOKING CLASSES (vegan) with Head Chef Del Sroufe, in Worthington OH.
For more information call (614) 888-FOOD (3663)

TELECONFERENCING COOKING CLASSES with Chef Del Sroufe at 9:00PM-EST on Monday evenings for 90 minutes. Advance reservations required. Call 800-762-8210 or Email Kelly Sherman though website.

CATERING SERVICE: Healthful meals, and special diets Delivery within the Greater Metropolitan Columbus OH area. Shipped to lower 48 states

CLASSES: Lunch and Learn, Dinner at the Forum 510 E. Wilson Bridge Road, Suite G, Worthington, Ohio 43085 Lecture by Dr. Pamela A. Popper, PhD, ND, Founder Meal prepared by Chef Del Sroufe (614) 888-FOOD (3663)

Email: Pam Popper

Oregon & Washington

David Gabbe’s Cooking Classes and Seminars

David is a pure vegetarian (vegan).He and wife Carolyn have raised two now adult children. David has taught cooking classes in California, Oregon, and Washington and been a speaker at numerous health symposiums, seminars, and conferences. His recipes are easy, low-fat, cholesterol-free, and use only wholesome ingredients.

Arrange one of David’s cooking classes at your workplace, house of worship, clubhouse or other site. Just get a group of your friends, family, neighbors, or co-workers together. There’s a minimum class size of ten; the rate is $20 per person, but no charge to the host.

Choose a theme: David’s Vegetarian Kitchen; Vegetarian Adventures with Tofu; Vegetarian Beans & Grains Magic; Vegetarian Cooking with Greens; Vegetarian Dessert Heaven; Vegetarian Soups & Salads; Go Cheesy Dairy-Free.

Seattle Washington area and Portland Oregon area class schedules are posted on website

David A. Gabbe
PO Box 25618, Portland OR 97298
Phone/Fax (503) 246 0472
Email: David Gabbe


The Strengthening Health Institute, led by Denny Waxman, offers educational programs that include dinners, vegan cooking classes, and health seminars, based on macrobiotic teachings.

The group is based in Philadelphia PA, and its classes and courses can be on one day, several days, or extend for weekends over several months. For further information, see www.strengthenhealth.org.

The Strengthening Health Institute, 1149 N. 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123 215-238-9212 or email

The Nourishing Well

Group, private or semi-private classes in vegan cooking compliment Asian and macrobiotic theory of energy and food with cooking techniques from cultures all over the world. The Nourishing Well also has a Meal Service.

Director: Marilyn Moser-Waxman (Mo)
Phone: (610) 853 2052
Email: The Nourishing Well

Christina Cooks Naturally

Hands-on Cooking Classes, Demonstration Cooking Classes and Whole Foods Cooking Intensives (3-day weekend) at various locations in Philadelphia and South Jersey areas, and other parts of the country.

Emmy Award-Winning Cooking Show host, Christina Cooks—on CN8 and PBS.

Christina Pirello
243 Dickinson Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Phone: 1-800-939-3909, Fax: 215-551-9498,
Email: Christina Cooks Naturally

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