Culinary Rx

An Online 60-day
Plant-Based Cooking


Frequently Asked Questions

Q How do I pay for the course?  
You pay for the entire course tuition at registration time, using VISA, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover. Contact us if you would like to find out about our no-interest payment plan.
Q What is the passing grade?  
A passing grade is 75%, something we are confident can be accomplished easily, as we will set you up for success in this course. Leave it to us to get you inspired and cooking. We support you the whole way through!
Q Do I have access to the content after the time limit?  
Once you purchase either the Essentials or Ultimate courses, you have lifetime access to the content, including all videos, recipes and other learning activities so you can always return to refresh your learning. For the Ultimate course only, if you choose to complete your Certificate of Completion (not required) you have 90 days to satisfactorily complete all activities and pass the course. If need more than 90 days to finish you can purchase a one-month extension for just $39.99. As an added incentive, as an Ultimate course graduate, you will have the opportunity to purchase a heavily discounted Rouxbe General Membership. Our general membership is $9.99. As a benefit of being a successful graduate, all you'd have to pay is the $4.99 per month. As a general member, you will have access to 100's of instructional video recipes, lessons, courses, assessments, and of course, continued access to your purchased course and fellow student community. Professional level and other partner courses, are NOT part of general membership. Therefore the credit is not applicable to these offerings. You can cancel anytime.
Q What type of support do I get with this course?  
We pride ourselves on providing students the support they need to become better, more confident cooks. There are many opportunities for interaction, engagement, and support throughout your course. As an instructor-guided course, you will have an opportunity to interact with our instructors in multiple ways. This includes regular live online Q&A sessions for our student community. Additionally, there are discussion forums to engage with classmates and your Rouxbe instructional team. Contact if you need assistance.
Q What is your cancellation policy?  
Once you have paid the tuition for this course, 25% of it becomes immediately nonrefundable. As for refunding the balance, we understand that sometimes unfortunate circumstances beyond your control that may require you to withdraw from the course (e.g., an accident or medical condition). We of course want to be supportive during these situations, so we will work with you individually if such a circumstance occurs within the first week of your course. However, seven days after the course begins, we offer no refunds.
Q What equipment will be needed for participation in this course?  
A basic set of pots, pans, standard bakeware, mixing and serving bowls, utensils, a comfortable knife, steamer basket, and standard blender. Ideal wish list: all of the above, plus a basic food processor and high-speed blender. We will also walk you through these requirements in the first units of the course.
Q What or who is Rouxbe?  
Founded in 2005, Rouxbe (“ROO-bee”) is the world’s leading online culinary school. Rouxbe’s instructor-guided certification cooking courses offer an effective, lower-cost alternative to traditional culinary education programs for students of all levels and for all styles of cooking. Rouxbe’s revolutionary online platform delivers cutting-edge e-learning solutions that drive engagement and measure learning outcomes while teaching people the fundamentals of cooking as part of a larger lifestyle and preventative health efforts.
Q How many hours per week do I need to plan for if I choose the Ultimate course?  
On average, students take 5-7 hours per week to stay on track. If you find yourself running behind, you can pay a nominal fee to complete the course and earn your certificate.
Q What course material is covered in Culinary Rx?  
Culinary Rx focuses on essential cooking techniques that will help build your confidence in the kitchen and help you take control of your own health. The course curriculum will include introductory and foundational instruction in culinary wellness. This includes topics such as how to properly cut with a knife, preparing and cooking vegetables, whole grains, and legumes, along with other strategies for kitchen success.
Q Who are Rouxbe instructors and chefs?  
This course was designed by a team of committed educators with over 150 years of combined teaching and industry experience.
Q How and when do I attend class?  
Your course is available on-demand 24/7 from any internet enabled device. The program is self-paced, meaning there are no specific dates to submit assignments or attend class. You will have lifetime access to your course content.

Have additional questions? Please contact Rouxbe.