A Children’s Cooking Franchise Opportunity

A Children’s Franchise concept that’s really heating up. Let’s get cooking!

The Taste Buds Kitchen Business

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, as we take to the kitchen to sprout taste buds and a good time. We support kids, families and food and strive to create a lifestyle around connecting, learning and growing in the culinary playground of the kitchen.

Words from Franchise Owners

How do our owners feel about their Taste Buds Kitchen?

As Seen On

Rave Reviews from the Press

Taste Buds Kitchen is proclaimed the “Best Kids Cooking Class” by New York Magazine

Taste Buds Kitchen has been featured as the must try activity by CBS, NBC, The Wall Street Journal, Fox News, The New York Times, The New York Post, Hampton Magazine and more.  TV appearances include a segment on the Tori & Dean show, La La’s Full Court Life,  Martha Stewart, the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch and more.

The Opportunity

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’s and family entertainment markets.

We offer many Exciting benefits

  • Taste Buds Kitchen Trademark
  • National Consumer Website
  • Professional Marketing Strategies & Materials
  • Kitchen Studio Layout & Specification
  • Site Selection Assistance
  • Protected Territory & Area-development
  • New Owner’s Certification Training Program
  • Proprietary Curriculum & Teaching Standards
  • Point of Sale Systems
  • Accounting Software and Systems
  • Potential to be open in under 6 months

And most importantly

Operations Manual providing instructions on procedures, recipes, marketing, customer service, and other aspects relating to successfully operating a TBK Kitchen.

Corporate Support

We are dedicated to the success of your Kitchen franchise.

We are committed to helping you reach your dreams of business ownership and independence by providing you with world-class support and service based on mutual respect and trust.

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.

When you join the Taste Buds Kitchen Family, you’ll be part of a group of experienced professionals who have extensive marketing, development, and operational experience in the culinary entertainment industry.


Including the initial fee of $45,000, your total investment can range from a low of $206,570 to a high of $360,225.  Initial costs will include the Franchise Fee, tenant build out & leasehold improvements, equipment, furniture, initial inventory and supplies, advertising, required working capital and more. 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 whenever possible. If you opt to sign an Area Development Agreement that will allow you to develop from 2 to 5 Kitchen locations in a designated territory, your total investment will be higher.

Earnings Potential

There are many unknowns and variables that go into a Taste Buds Kitchen franchise owner’s earning potential – the time you devote to the business, your ability to manage the money you collect from clients every week, and of course, how much you’re able to sell. We cannot provide any specific numbers because of the variables and the franchise disclosure laws, however at the appropriate stage, we will share with you our Item 19.

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!”

Let’s Get Cooking!

Complete our Quick Request form below. We will reach out to you promptly to learn more about your interest.