Taste Buds Kitchen
Business Type: Franchise
Startup Costs: $183,800 - $286,850
Can be operated from home: Yes
Can be run part-time: Yes
Taste Buds Kitchen specializes in fresh and unique cooking events in our custom-designed Kitchen Event Studio. Our mission is to be the top culinary entertainment experience for kids, families and adults by engaging and delighting our budding chefs in the kitchen.
We host a range of exciting events in our specially designed Kids Kitchen by day and BYOB Adult Kitchen by night. Our offerings include an ever-growing variety of classes, parties, camps and special events that combine a well-balanced mix of creative recipes, both savory and sweet, for kids and adults. We make the kitchen exciting and we create it all from scratch – from pasta to sushi and everyone’s favorite cupcake!
Rave Reviews from the Press
Taste Buds Kitchen is proclaimed the “Best Kids Cooking Class” by New York Magazine and featured as the must try activity by CBS, NBC, The Wall Street Journal, Fox, The New York Times, Hampton Magazine and more.
By joining the Taste Buds Kitchen family, you can capitalize on the popularity of our unique concept and operations model by opening your own TBK Kitchen Studio in communities around the world. This business opportunity is truly special. We offer passionate and hard-working individuals the opportunity of ownership of a unique and differentiated brand in the quickly growing children and family entertainment market.
Taste Buds Kitchen is the most amazing Kitchen Studio designed and built to be a Kids Kitchen by day and BYOB Adult Kitchen by night. Tables and chairs adjust for kids and adults of all ages and kitchen utensils are located on lower shelves so that the kids can reach and take part in the whole kitchen experience alongside our chef instructors. For all our adults looking to partake, don’t worry – our kitchen will work perfectly for you too! Jessi, the Founder, is 6’1″ and the kitchen works just as well for her as it does for our 2-year old budding chefs.
Our all-inclusive support and hands-on training is geared to help Franchise Partners maximize our proven business model as you build and operate your Kitchen locations. We have designed a system to assist our franchisees from the day they sign the franchise agreement through their pre-opening, grand opening and the life of the business.
Our New Owner’s Certification Training occurs in our Flagship Kitchen in New York City including both time in the kitchen and hands on training in important areas such as marketing and sales, administration, operations, customer service, human resources and of course cupcake decorating. To assist in creating an environment of success, we will provide assistance and sometimes have final approval on the following items Site Selection, Accounting Software and Systems, Content development, Advertising and promotion, Marketing strategies, and Ongoing Branding.
Initial costs include the Franchise Fee, tenant build out & leasehold improvements, equipment, initial inventory and supplies, advertising, required working capital and the training program. Please keep in mind the costs do vary based on location, size of unit, suppliers and other factors. We will strategically work with you in obtaining the lowest costs when possible.
Is TBK right for you?
We will be awarding Taste Buds Kitchen franchises to a select group of qualified individuals. Taste Buds Kitchen is seeking qualified candidates to contribute to our franchise expansion. We are very partnership based so we are looking for long term partners who share our vision and values.
Skills that will assist in success are sales, customer service, operations, management and a general understanding of business finance. The ideal candidates will be passionate about the brand, love food and families, hard working, business-minded, kitchen savvy, professional, honest, detail-orientated, have high levels of integrity and an unstoppable urge to say “Welcome to Taste Buds Kitchen!"
If this could be you, we invite you to Request Information below and Jessi Brelsford, our Founder, will reach out to you promptly to introduce herself and learn more about your interest.