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Become a Natural Chef


Earn a Natural Chef Diploma with our Cooking Classes in London

The stakes are high for chefs-in-training in London: you face a growing customer base that demands a balance of taste, presentation and natural ingredients.CNM Natural Chef prepares you for the challenging culinary world in London. Our cooking classes equip you with the confidence and skillset to create dishes that satisfy, inspire and support a healthy lifestyle.

Eligible Students

The CNM Natural Chef diploma is a three-part course that covers everything you need to know to be a successful CNM Natural Chef. It opens doors to countless career opportunities. You can work in a commercial kitchen, restaurant, health café, spa or even as a personal chef.

Apart from aspiring chefs in London, our cookery school is also open to:

  • Cooking instructors
  • Cookbook authors and recipe researchers
  • Food product developers
  • Related professionals (fitness instructors, nutritionists, herbalists, nurses and more)

Course Overview

The course comprises 420 hours of education and 100 hours of internship (part-time). This can run for 9-12 months.

  • How the Body Works Course: 60 hours
  • Nutrition for Everyday Living: 60 hours
  • Kitchen: 140 hours + 160 hours of home assignments
  • Internship: 100 hours

At the end of the course, you will receive a CNM Diploma for Natural Chef.

Syllabus Overview

The CNM Natural Chef cooking course is divided into three parts.

Part 1: How the Body Works

In this chapter, you’ll understand how the digestive and immune systems work. The subject also explores how food and lifestyle affect overall health.

Part 2: Nutrition for Everyday Living

In this chapter, you’ll delve into how food affects immunity, energy levels and cognitive abilities. It encourages you to be more mindful of the culinary creations you serve.

Part 3: Natural Chef Training

In this chapter, you’ll learn essential cooking techniques that put you in the ranks of London’s best chefs. On top of that, you’ll learn cooking healthful recipes, sourcing quality ingredients and running a culinary business.

Training London’s Next Top Natural Chefs

Since 1998, CNM has been providing practice-oriented training to aspiring culinary professionals in London and beyond. Thanks to our standards of excellence, the CNM Natural Chef qualification is recognised in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.

Today, CNM is UK’s leading training provider for a wide array of natural therapies. We’re looking forward to being part of your journey and success in the culinary world. Take the first step to becoming a full-fledge Natural Chef. Enquire today.

What Do Our Students Say About the Cookery Course?

Natural Chef Cooking Course Diploma StudentI have found the Natural Chef course to be all I hoped it would be and much more. I am amazed that not even half way through my course I am able to cook recipes to a high standard. I love the variation of different lecturer’s that we have. I love cooking in this team environment and get so excited by all the different food types we cook with. It’s been eye opening. I am so grateful for the support CNM offers and really enjoy the friendly, helpful learning environment.”
— Susanne Noakes, CNM Natural Chef student

How to Find Us

CNM London, 25 Percy Circus, London WC1X 9EU

The College of Naturopathic Medicine is located in central London, with great Tube and train transportation links.

St Pancras: 10 minutes by foot

King’s Cross: 15 minutes by foot

Euston: 10 minutes by foot

Farringdon: 10 minutes by foot

Contact Us

Please fill in the enquiry form below and one of our Course Consultants will be in touch. They can tailor a study schedule which suits your lifestyle and commitments.

You can also call us on 01342 410 505 or email us at