The Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts is a culinary school based in Austin, Texas. The school focuses on whole foods and sustainable practices, with a curriculum that emphasizes the use of organic, locally-sourced ingredients. The Natural Epicurean offers a variety of programs, including a 800-hour professional chef training program, a plant-based culinary program, and a culinary nutrition program. Additionally, the school offers a range of classes and workshops for those who wish to learn more about whole foods cooking and sustainable practices. The Natural Epicurean is accredited by the American Culinary Federation, and its faculty is made up of experienced chefs and culinary professionals. The school also has a strong emphasis on community, hosting events such as farm-to-table dinners and cooking classes for children. The Natural Epicurean’s mission is to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills to create healthy and delicious meals, while also promoting sustainable food systems.