From the March 2005 issue of Entrepreneur

Viva the Chef, a Morristown, New Jersey-based franchise, is proving that the fastest way to the hearts of your customers is through the stomach. Offering a variety of classes ranging from kitchen safety to American cuisine, budding chefs young and old can perfect their culinary skills in a fun and healthy way. And with franchise opportunities available in 41 states, interested entrepreneurs can start whipping up their own business concoctions as well.