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Young Chefs Academy Cooking Franchise

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An affordable And Scalable Business Opportunity


Opening a Young Chefs Academy cooking franchise is easy, and there are many options that can control your start-up costs. Size and location, for example! Our team will work with you to find the best real estate in your community. Each location accommodates two kitchens, with many owners opening more than one location, both of which create a faster path to profitability. Here is a breakdown of our start-up costs:

5%

Royalty

$45,000*

Franchise Fee

2%

Monthly Ad Fee

$140,400 - $196,000*

Total Investment

Expenditure

Amount

Method of Payment

When Due

To Whom Payment is to Be Made

Initial Franchise Fee

$45,000*

Lump Sum

When you sign Franchise Agreement

Us

Grand Opening Inventory

$2,500 – $3,500

As Arranged

As Incurred

3rd parties

Travel and living expenses for initial training

$2,000 – $4,000

As Arranged

As Incurred

3rd parties

Lease

$4,000 – $15,500

As Arranged

As Incurred

3rd parties

Real Estate and Improvements

$30,000 – $45,000

As Arranged

As Incurred

3rd parties

Cabinets, furniture, fixtures, equipment and signs

$30,000 – $40,000

As Arranged

As Arranged

3rd parties

Office Equipment

$2,400 – $3,000

As Arranged

As Arranged

3rd parties

Supplies

$500 – $1,000

As Arranged

As Incurred

3rd parties or our affiliates

Grand Opening, Marketing and Advertising

$3,000 – $4,000

As Arranged

As Incurred

3rd parties

Deposits, business licenses, permits, etc

$1,000 – $2,500

As Arranged

As Incurred

3rd parties

Insurance (for 1 year)

$1,000 – $2,500

As Arranged

As Arranged

3rd parties

Professional Fees

$1,000 – $3,000

As Arranged

As Arranged

3rd parties

Additional Funds (for 1st 3 months)

$18,000 – $27,000

As Arranged

As Incurred

3rd parties

TOTAL

$140,400-$196,000

*Numbers obtained from our 2022 FDD

Other Requirements Include:

  • Living in the territory you wish to own
  • Being able to execute a franchise agreement within three months from the initial request for consideration to begin the qualification process.

Notice Of Available Disclosure Formats:

If you qualify as a franchisee prospect, we will furnish you with our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) in paper form unless you request an electronic copy by sending an email request to us. We will provide the paper form of our FDD to you in person if you visit our offices, or we will mail or courier the document to you at our cost.

We will provide the electronic form of our FDD to you in PDF format via email to the address you provide us. You will need to have Adobe Reader software installed on your computer to open and view the PDF document, and a printer to print at least one receipt page.

You need to sign and date the receipt page and return the original to us via USPS or another delivery service, such as UPS or FedEx.

Young Chefs Academy Investment

$372,064*

Highest Unit Gross Sales

$215,186*

Average Unit Gross Sales

*Based on total gross sales for Young Chefs Academy in the highest and average units for the 12-month period ending December 31, 2021 as per the 2022 FDD.  See Item 19 of the Young Chefs Academy 2022 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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Young Chefs Academy Code of Values

Code of Values


Respect

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.

Empathy

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

Children

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

Integrity

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

Passion-Driven

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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