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The Graff Academy of Raw Food Education





About Us

Jackie Graff, RN, one of the country’s top raw food chefs and nutrition consultants, is co-founder and the creative force behind the Graff Academy. She brings 15 years’ experience teaching raw food preparation and food science.   The author of 22 theme raw food recipe books, Jackie has taught raw food lifestyle classes throughout the country, including serving as an instructor for Hallelujah Acres® Culinary Academy, and at the Hippocrates Health Institute in West Palm Beach, Fla.

As an RN, Jackie has held key hospital management positions and was a clinical instructor to nurses. She also served as an associate professor at Life University, teaching raw food instruction to returning alumni. She has an understanding of nutrition, anatomy and physiology of the human body. 

Previously, Jackie co-founded and operated the Sprout Café and Shinui Living Food Learning Center, a first-of-its kind center devoted to teaching and promoting the raw food lifestyle in metro Atlanta. She has appeared in print and on broadcast news outlets, including on CNN Headline News, the Atlanta-Journal Constitution and Fox 5 Good Day Atlanta.

 Jackie earned her B.S. degree in Nursing from the University of South Carolina. Read Jackie’s blog.

Gideon Graff brings 15 years of raw food preparation and teaching experience and 35 years in food and hospitality management to the Graff Academy.  

A raw food chef, health coach, and director of the Graff Academy, Gideon oversees the Academy’s business and marketing strategy and leads the Graff’s raw food catering and distribution businesses that has delivered delicious fresh raw cuisine to Atlanta residents and high-profile celebrities.

Previously an instructor for Hallelujah Acres® Culinary Academy, Gideon also was co-founder of the Sprout Café and Shinui Living Food Learning Center.