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Why do people consider opening a franchise instead of starting a new business from scratch?

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There are many reasons why people consider franchising. For some, it’s because they want greater control over their schedule. Others want to look outside of corporate America. In many cases, there is something about the product or service offered by the franchise that the owner is passionate about. Many franchisers see a need in their community that they wish to help fill, providing an incredible opportunity to make work a more rewarding place to be!

Whatever the reason, opening a franchise provides you with a chance to be your own boss without losing the support and structural benefits of an established company. Opening a new business is hard, but there are fun business opportunities with experts prepared to help ensure your success in the long term. While many single businesses close within the first few years of operation — and only 30% still open after 10 years — 92% of franchises remain open after the first two years and 85% are in operation after 5 years.

There are hundreds of different types of franchises and fun business opportunities on the market today for any kind of owner. Whether you’re hoping to make your franchise your full time job or have this business serve primarily as an extra source of income for you, or you want something in between: there is a franchise for you.

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The Rewards of Franchising Fun Business Opportunities with Young Chefs Academy

Franchising gives you the benefits of running your own business and being your own boss while also providing you the support of experts invested in helping you to succeed. Franchising allows you to invest in your own passions and learn new skill sets. Who doesn’t want to work in a job where they spend their time doing something they love? Franchising provides you a chance to achieve your goals and change your life without having to go back to school to start fresh. In fact, most franchises provide comprehensive training and ongoing education experiences for their owners, allowing them to pursue career paths that may have seemed otherwise out of reach.

Plus, franchising allows you to take control of your own schedule in ways that most other jobs would not. You won’t have to ask anyone or save up vacation days any longer. There is wonderful freedom in franchising that allows you to set your priorities, rather than having them set for you.

Of course, opening a franchise does require work, and maintaining a business takes time, but you’ll have far more choices available to you, putting your life back in your own control. If you are excited to learn new skills and willing to do the work, franchising can be incredibly rewarding–and fun!

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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.
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What Makes Young Chefs Academy a Great Franchise Option? Learn About Our Fun Business Opportunities

Looking for a chance to work with youth in your community? Are you a “foodie” at heart? Young Chefs Academy is the perfect combination of both! With years of industry experience and a tried and tested model for success, opening a Young Chefs Academy allows you to have an immediate impact on the children and youth in your community. You’ll be able to see their skills and confidence grow right before your eyes, and have the unique opportunity to impact their lives for years to come.

Young Chefs Academy started with a simple premise of teaching kids the basic life skill of cooking! Over the years and with increased popularity of cooking shows for kids, the model has expanded to include something for all ages and skill sets. While some franchises focus on a narrow age range with limited, specialized classes, Young Chefs Academy offers an incredible range of options for children and youth from Kindergarten through high school graduation. Our model is so successful, we’ve even gained national recognition thanks to some of our chefs appearing on MasterChef Junior and Chopped Junior! Parents want their children to participate in wonderful extracurricular activities, and Young Chefs Academy is an ideal option for any child. After all–everyone will have to cook someday!

Interested in joining our team but not so confident in the kitchen yourself? No worries! Our dedicated team of experts in education and the culinary arts craft curriculum with straightforward instructions. During your initial training, we help you practice your own skills and also help train you in how to cultivate positive classroom experiences for your customers. While some of our owners have experience within education, others have experience in different areas. So long as you’re willing to learn and trust in the process, you will find plenty of assistance from us with your onboarding and through continuing education opportunities. Additionally, you’ll be able to hire instructors that have more experience, allowing you to focus more on developing your customer base and building positive relationships with your community.

Fun business opportunities with Young Chefs Academy allow you to share your passion.

Of course, profitability also matters when selecting a franchise. We have worked hard to ensure that owning a Young Chefs Academy is rewarding for our owners across the board — and that includes financially! Our startup costs and operating costs are both low. That makes Young Chefs Academy a franchise and fun business opportunity with high potential profitability. Additionally, Young Chefs Academy is highly scalable. Many of our owners increase their profits by opening additional locations to expand their client base — and their annual income!

Best of all, Young Chefs Academy is fun! We would love to have you join our team.

"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

The Young Chefs Academy Code of Values

Of course, when opening a entertainment franchise, the culture of the company matters as well. Running a business takes time and effort and hard work. Franchisers should know that they have partnered with a company that works as hard as they do to make the job great. Young Chefs Academy believes in the importance of not just taking care of the bodies of our students and employees, but their hearts and minds as well. In fact, we follow a RECIPE too!

That RECIPE is our code of values that guides what we do each day:

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.

Ready to start your own entertainment franchise for children? Learn more about how Young Chefs Academy could be your next career move!

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