Education & Training

Clinicians CHEF Coaching

The Clinicians Culinary Health Education Fundamentals (CHEF) Coaching courses are designed for health care professionals and health and wellness coaches to deliver patient education emphasizing skills such as shopping, food storage, and meal preparation. The goal is to empower patients and clients to make more home-cooked food in less time and enjoy healthy changes in their lives. 

This course is run in collaboration with the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine at Harvard Medical School. For more information, including the syllabus, visit their website.

NOTE: Training graduates earn a Certificate of Completion in CHEF Coaching from the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine and this program is approved by Wellcoaches for 18 continuing coaching education credits.

One great program, two delivery options

Clinicians CHEF Coaching: the REMOTE

This 10-week program consists of five tele-classes and five remote small group practice sessions.

Tele-Class Date Options:

  • Tuesdays, 8:00PM-9:30PM ET: biweekly from September 12 to November 7

Remote Small Group Practice Date Options:

  • Group 1: Mondays, 7:00-8:15PM ET, biweekly from September 18 to November 13
  • Group 2: Tuesdays, 8:00-9:15PM ET, biweekly from September 19 to November 14
  • Group 3: Wednesdays, 8:00-9:15AM ET, biweekly from September 20 to November 15
  • Group 4: Thursdays, 12:00-1:15PM ET, biweekly from September 21 to November 16

Note: At the time of registration, you will only be required to select your preferred small group date. You are not required to make a tele-class selection during the registration process.


An 18-hour live, tele-classes combined with structured practice.

Early bird pricing: $845; cost will increase to $1,045 on July 31, 2017.

For more information or questions contact

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations must be received in writing no later than August 21, 2017 to receive a refund minus a $50 processing fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after August 21, 2017.

REGISTER HERE for the CHEF Coaching REMOTE program*

*Create account and then view classes under "Series Classes" and select Small Group Sessions (REMOTE program)


Clinicians CHEF Coaching: the HYBRID

This program consists of a full day onsite lectures and five remote small group practice sessions.


One day prior to the Harvard Lifestyle Medicine conference, on June 21, 2018, we’ll host a live one-day Certificate of Completion training, followed by small group practice via video conference.

Registration will be opened soon!


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