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

There are so many children’s franchises to choose from! There are education and enrichment centered franchises that focus on building skills in STEM, the arts, or sports. Other franchises help support basic needs for families, like daycares, tutors or child-focused hair cutting salons. What they all have in common is working with children and youth under the age of 18.

Young Chefs Academy is a children’s franchise that teaches children valuable cooking skills while showing the value of independent and team work in mastering new skills. If you’re looking for a children’s entertainment franchise that is fun to operate and serves your community, Young Chefs Academy could be the perfect place for you!

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What are the Advantages of Investing in a Child-Focused Entertainment Franchise?

With so much variety to choose from, there truly is an option for anyone with a love for youth and a passion for making a difference in young lives. But are these franchises a good investment? Absolutely!

Franchises focused on the needs of children are incredibly recession resistant. Regardless of the state of the economy, adult caregivers want the best for their children, and continue to invest in businesses that provide nurturing experiences and care for their young ones. Depending on the nature of the franchise, many models provide excellent work-life balance for owners with their own children as well. Some franchises operate during the day, allowing for parents to work while their children are in school, while others operate in the evening, allowing parents to be home with their young children during the day. While it is important for potential franchise owners to consider how the specific demands of ownership in different models will impact their home life, working in a child-centered business can be incredibly rewarding and accommodating for families.

Working with children is inherently rewarding for a number of reasons, not least of which is the opportunity owners and their employees have to share their passions with the next generation! Plus, children’s franchises create natural word of mouth. When a business is well run, parents and children pass on word to their friends, and younger siblings eventually join up as well. This creates wonderful brand loyalty as well as reliable revenue streams.

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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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How Does Young Chefs Academy Stand Out From Other Children’s Entertainment Franchises?

Young Chefs Academy is truly one-of-a-kind! We provide fun, enriching places for children and youth of all ages to gain important life skills in cooking and baking. Unlike some children’s entertainment franchises that focus on narrow age ranges, our programming extends from Kindergarten through high school. This means our students can be with us for years, creating reliable revenue streams for our owners and rewarding experiences for participants. Each activity is specialized and carefully crafted to be age appropriate for our participants.

Our KinderCooks, for instance, focus on making dishes with fewer ingredients and less complex preparation. No matter the age of the chef, we teach more than just kitchen skills. Our lessons are also designed to help students learn about where food comes from, maintaining a nutrient-rich diet and working as a team. These skills have come in handy for our chefs in a number of ways. In fact, many have even gone on to compete on the reality TV programs Master Chef Junior and Chopped Junior, which has brought nationwide brand recognition and respect for our programming.

"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.

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