FOOD FUTURE INSTITUTE

Welcome to FFI

A Plant-Based Culinary Institute

Food Future Institute is a culinary educational experience dedicated to teaching the art of elevated plant-based cuisine to the next generation of chefs, home cooks, and foodies.

FFI was built by a team of forward-thinking individuals united by a shared vision; a world with a more conscious approach to consumption, a food paradigm driven by health, and a global shift in priorities to create a more sustainable future.

We offer online and in-person classes to suit your culinary needs.

ONLINE Courses

With a chef-driven curriculum that explores every aspect of plant-based cooking, online is a portal where individuals from all over the globe can connect and gain expertise from our chef instructors.

Learn from our chef instructors and join a network of like-minded students from around the globe to enhance your culinary journey from the comfort of your own space.

ONSITE Courses

These dynamic classes will offer students a guided hands-on experience with our chef instructors and will cover multiple levels of culinary training over a two week period.

Grow your culinary knowledge and master your skills with professional in-person training at our cutting edge facility.

About Matthew Kenney

Matthew Kenney is one of the world’s first leading chefs at the forefront of plant-based cuisine, and author of 12 cookbooks and a best-selling memoir, a culinary educator and CEO of Matthew Kenney Cuisine, a multifaceted lifestyle company specializing in plant-based cuisine throughout several unique markets.

Matthew Kenney graduated from the French Culinary Institute and, after working in upscale New York City kitchens, opened a number of his own highly regarded restaurants in New York and along the East Coast. He has earned several awards, including being named one of America’s Best New Chefs by Food and Wine Magazine and was twice nominated as a Rising Star Chef in America by the James Beard Foundation. Kenney has appeared on numerous food and talk shows and regularly lectures on the subject of food and health, including two highly-watched TEDx talks.

Meet The Team

Mike Aurigemma
Director of Education
Jeneé Bridges
Supervising Chef + Director of ONSITE Programs
Giovanna LaRussa
Supervising Chef + Director of ONLINE Programs
Melissa Roffman
Program Administration + Sales

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