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:

  • Mondays 8:00PM-9:30PM ET, biweekly from September 9 to November 4
  • Tuesdays 12:00PM-1:30PM ET, biweekly from September 10 to November 5

Remote Small Group Practice date options: 

  • Group 1 - Mondays 8:00-9:15PM ET, biweekly from September 16 to November 11
  • Group 2- Tuesdays (afternoon) 12:00-1:15PM ET, biweekly from September 17 to November 12
  • Group 3- Tuesdays (evening) 8:00-9:15PM ET, biweekly from September 17 to November 12
  • Group 4- Thursdays (morning) 9:00-10:15AM ET, biweekly from September 19 to November 14
  • Group 5- Thursdays (evening) 7:30-8:45PM ET, biweekly from September 19 to November 14
  • Group 6 - Fridays 8:30-9:45AM ET, biweekly from September 20 to November 15

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

Pricing: 

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

Early bird pricing: $840; cost will increase to $990 on July 14, 2019.

For more information or questions contact chefcoaching@instituteoflifestylemedicine.org

Cancellation Policy: 

Cancellations must be received in writing no later than August 20, 2019 to receive a refund minus a $50 processing fee.  No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after August 20, 2019.

REGISTER HERE for the CHEF Coaching REMOTE program

Clinicians CHEF Coaching: the HYBRID

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

Onsite date options:

As part of the Harvard Lifestyle Medicine conference on May 2nd Boston (Tools for Healthy Change)

Remote Small Group Practice date options (There are no classes on 4th of July week):

  • Group 1 - Mondays 7:30PM-8:45PM ET, weekly from June 10 to July 15 
  • Group 2- Tuesdays (afternoon) 12:00PM-1:15PM ET, weekly from June 11 to July 16
  • Group 3 – Tuesdays (evening) 8:30PM-9:45PM ET, weekly from June 11 to July 16
  • Group 4 – Wednesdays 8:00PM-9:15PM ET, weekly from June 12 to July 17
  • Group 5 - Thursdays 7:00PM-8:15PM ET, weekly from June 13 to July 18
  • Group 6 - Fridays 10:00AM-11:15AM ET, weekly from June 14 to July 19

Pricing: 

Onsite component:  $345

Remote Small Group Pricing: $495

For more information or questions contact chefcoaching@instituteoflifestylemedicine.org

REGISTER HERE for the CHEF Coaching HYBRID program – onsite component

(select Culinary Health Education Fundamentals (CHEF) Coaching – The Basics)

REGISTER HERE for the CHEF Coaching HYBRID program – remote component

To obtain the Certificate of Completion, students must participate in the CHEF Coaching - The Basics,  full day of learning at the Harvard Lifestyle Medicine conference on May 2nd Boston (Tools for Healthy Change), and participate in the subsequent five small group practice sessions.

Cancellation Policy: 

Cancellations must be received in writing no later than two weeks prior to the beginning of the program to receive a refund minus a $75 processing fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received less then two weeks prior

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