Natural Epicurean Academy

The Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts is located in gorgeous Austin, Texas. Founded in 1994, the school is the brainchild of Elizabeth Ann Foster, who is a certified macrobiotic counselor.

History and Curriculum


Even though the school is now under the watchful eyes of Rich Goldstein, the original vision is still in place. The curriculum is designed to teach students how to prepare foods with a focus on natural and whole foods. There are very few places with a curriculum designed to focus on providing nothing but healthy, holistic foods.

There are choices in modality that include Ayurvedic, vegan, vegetarian and even raw foods. With such flexibility, students can focus on the areas of interest that most is in tune with their own personal lifestyles.

The school itself has a wonderful atmosphere that you would expect of a campus that practices mindful living through healthy eating. There is an aura of peace and positive energy.

Tuition and Scholarships

Many scholarship opportunities exist and the school has a very liberal payment schedule which can accommodate most budgets. The tuition itself is quite reasonable for a private school. Don’t let the word ‘private’ scare you or put you off. There are many classes offered to the public and the programs are designed to make you a professional if that is what you seek. There is no application fee to get started today.

There are modular tracks available for you to choose from as well. Choices include things such as Plant Based Cooking or Healthy and Supportive Baking and Pastry. As you can see, they have pretty well thought of everything at The Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts.

City Campus

With a campus in beautiful and warm Austin, TX, there are many things to do nearby. There are several of the ever popular coffee shops and smoothing shops that attract college students all over the country. You’ll find that there are healthy markets and food stores in the near vicinity as well.

Don’t forget that Austin is an active city and will agree with the lifestyle of anyone who wishes to live in a fit way. With biking paths, many parks and all the benefits of living in a large city, Austin really has everything that you could possibly need or want.

Learn More

Visit the website today and get your application filled-out. There is no reason not to because there is no fee to submit it immediately. Check into the scholarships listed on the website and see about applying. Each day that you wait is one day longer until you can get started living the life you desire today.