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Leiths trained chef, food writer and stylist Francesca honed her cooking skills in London’s competitive kitchens and travelling the world catering for private clients.

Going freelance she worked as a recipe tester for Asda, home economist for the Great British Menu, fed film crews and worked as a culinary teacher for a number of leading culinary schools.

Francesca then qualified as a Nutritional Therapist from the College of Naturopathic Medicine (CNM) and spent the following year as the Academic Director for CNM’s innovative Natural Chef Culinary and Nutrition Diploma, teaching and co-writing the course and found a niche catering for health retreats.

Francesca has a razor sharp eye for detail and composition; styling and writing recipes for Vegan Food and Living, Thrive magazine, The Green Parent Magazine, Vegan Life, Bite and Natural Lifestyle and to continues to write educational material for a handful of clients.

Her culinary repertoire and ingredient knowledge is expansive, combined with her Psychology BSc (Leeds University) and Business Marketing training (Queen’s college) gives her the edge in producing the service you seek and your guests/clients aspire.




is the regulator for Naturopathy in the UK.


As more and more people choose natural healthcare practitioners alongside conventional medical treatments, the public and medical professions are becoming more interested in the safe practice and efficacy of natural therapies.


The ANP 

is the leading professional association representing Naturopathic practitioners such as Naturopathic Nutritionists, Herbalists, Homeopaths and Acupuncturists.

The primary function of the ANP is to assist its members in maintaining the highest standard of competence. It offers a wide range of benefits to its members and safe, competent, well-trained professionals for the public.

The Leiths Diploma 

is a renowned full time cookery course designed for those launching a career in food. 

The Leiths Diploma offers comprehensive professional training ensuring a rounded knowledge of food and wine along with a clear sense of current industry trends and culinary styles, menu planning and budgeting.


Students gain a CTH Level 4 Diploma in Professional Culinary Arts.


 Naturopathic Nutrition 

brings together authentic traditions of Oriental medicine with current, evidence-based Western nutrition.

CNM teaches the physiological and biochemical processes involved in nourishment alongside the energetics healing power of food.


It provides high quality training with over 200 supervised clinical training which equips graduates to build successful practices. 

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