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Buying a franchise with Young Chefs Academy is a great opportunity.

Perhaps you’ve always dreamed of starting your own business and being your own boss, but you don’t know what industry you should go into or where to start. Maybe you’re tired of your 9-to-5 job and looking for something different. Or, maybe you’re just looking for a solid investment to set you up for retirement.

Whatever you are seeking, buying a franchise may be the answer. When you become a Franchise Owner, you get all the benefits of owning your own business, with less risk and a higher chance of success — as well as a higher ROI.

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The Benefits of Franchising

So, what are the benefits of buying a franchise? As mentioned before, you can be your own boss — but without facing the common struggles of someone trying to start their own business from scratch. Other benefits of franchising include:

Higher Profitability

Because of all the benefits listed above, franchises tend to see greater profits than independent businesses.

Become Part of a Well-Known Company

When you become part of a well-known company like Young Chefs Academy, you get to skip the difficulty of building a brand and customer base from the ground up. Customers already know what your business is, the services you provide and what to expect.

Lower Overall Risk

Starting a business is always risky. Even if you have a wonderful idea, product and plan, you can’t predict what will happen. But when you become part of an established business as a Franchise Owner, you become part of a successful brand with a tried-and-true business model.

Support from the Franchisor

At Young Chefs Academy, we help Owners find the perfect location, obtain their business license, set up bank accounts, and with everything else they need to set up their business. After getting that foundation set up, Young Chefs Academy provides franchisees with training on how to operate their business and market it to customers.

A typical disadvantage of joining a franchise is a lack of opportunity to be inventive or creative because you’re part of a larger operation. However, Young Chefs Academy stands out in this way because curriculum development relies on Franchise Owner input. If you spot trends in your community or elsewhere, or if you see issues with time management in your franchise, Young Chefs Academy will actually listen to your suggestions and see how they can be applied.

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Start a New Career with a Franchise

If you’ve already dedicated years to a specific career, it can be daunting to try something new. The beauty of buying a franchise is that you don’t need a degree, years of experience or any expertise in the industry you’re interested in. The franchisor will provide all the training and support you need

At Young Chefs Academy, this includes a detailed onboarding process that is, dare we say it, fun! And we are always evaluating and monitoring business needs. If you experience issues, we’ll help you work through them.

Joining a different business sector offers new learning and growth opportunities you’ve never experienced before, which can help reignite your enthusiasm and passion for business ownership. If you’re worried about starting a new business because of financial reasons, franchising can help you achieve your dream of business ownership while providing a stable income.

If you’ve been longing to start a new career, there’s no reason not to begin today.

Young Chefs Academy offers great revenue options, buy a franchise today.

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*Based on total gross sales for Young Chefs Academy in the highest and average units for the 12-month period ending December 31, 2022 as per the 2023 FDD.  See Item 19 of the Young Chefs Academy 2023 FDD.
A new franchisee's results may differ from the represented performance.  There is no assurance that you will do as well and you must accept that risk.  This offering is made by prospectus only.

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What is the Best Industry for a Franchise?

One of the best parts about starting a new career with a franchise is it enables you to move from an industry that may be struggling to one that is thriving. Young Chefs Academy is part of the large and continually growing childhood enrichment sector. As schools cut back on music and art programs, Young Chefs Academy fulfills an important need for creativity and fun, while simultaneously teaching kids important life skills.

The explosion of competitive cooking shows and more importantly, junior editions of cooking shows that focus on kids has inspired a new generation in big ways. Kids are showing more interest in cooking than ever before, and may even dream of competing one day.

Not only does Young Chefs Academy help kids become proficient in the kitchen, many academy graduates have in fact competed on shows like MasterChef Junior and Chopped Junior. This in turn has increased demand for Young Chefs Academy locations in new territories.

While parents may adjust budgets during a time of recession, research shows that spending money on their children is the last place parents want to make sacrifices. Investing in kids, their education and well-being, continues to be a priority, even during an economic downturn. Young Chefs Academy is a good investment because it provides valuable services for children’s development.

How Profitable is Owning a Franchise?

So, is owning a franchise profitable? Absolutely! Here are two key factors that make buying a franchise a good investment:

You Can Start Earning Right Away

Because you’re joining a brand that is already well-known, with a business model that’s already been tested and proved, you don’t have to wait months to see a profit. You will have customers who are already loyal to the brand, and you won’t have to experience months of trial and error when it comes to best business practices. You’ll start receiving a return on your investment almost immediately.

Multiple Streams of Revenue

Young Chefs Academy is unique because it doesn’t just offer one product or service – you can offer as many as you like, increasing your profitability. Many franchises start with a single facility that offers two kitchens, but you can also open a multi-kitchen facility that offers more classes or even a second site. In addition to kids classes, you can offer camps, host parties, events and workshops, or even classes for adults!

As interest in cooking and kids enrichment grows, so does Young Chefs Academy. Ready to get started? Request information from Young Chefs Academy today!

"This is the perfect recipe for showing children cooking is a lifelong skill that can be artistic, creative, and fun"

Julie Burleson
Young Chefs Academy Founder/CEO

Kids Chef Franchise Owner Owner of a Kids Franchise
Young Chefs Academy Code of Values

Code of Values


We are committed to treating every person how they would want to be treated. We are committed to being incredibly kind in everything we do.


We believe that every person is right from their own perspective and deserves empathy.


Children are our focus. We are committed to making a positive lasting influence on the children we serve.


We operate above the line. We do the right thing whether or not someone is watching and whether or not it is easy.


Every business action we take is driven by our enthusiasm and strong sense of purpose for the joy and value we are bringing to our customers' lives.

Extraordinary Experience

We strive to provide an extraordinary experience from every touchpoint.

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