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Cumming, GA. – Young Chefs Academy is ready to brighten the days of all aspiring young cooking masterminds in Cumming and surrounding neighborhoods. 


Young Chefs Academy, the nation’s original children’s cooking franchise, will open its fourth location within the Greater Atlanta Metropolitan area.   Focused on providing a nurturing hands-on environment for children to learn valuable culinary skills, Young Chefs Academy inspires its students to develop a lifelong love of cooking, while cultivating their creativity through experimentation and education in the kitchen. Young Chefs Academy owner, Heather Gary, will be opening the Cumming Academy at 1595 Peachtree Pkwy, Suite 122, Cumming, GA  30041


Young Chefs Academy – Cumming will host a Ribbon Cutting event from 1:30pm – 2:00pm, followed by a Grand Opening “Ace the Taste” Open House celebration from 2:00pm – 5:00pm on September 28, 2019. This exciting come-and-go event is free to the public and will be offering the children of Forsyth County the opportunity to explore and sharpen their inner epicure.  With plenty of hands-on culinary stations for all ages, activities will range from creating homemade pasta to testing their decorating skills to create tasty treats.


“I really wanted to offer a service that would bring enjoyment to the kids as well as provide an avenue to cultivate a life-long skill,” says Heather.  “Cooking can be both fun and educational, and a real creative outlet.  My family and I are excited about playing a part of the expansion within the Atlanta market to bring the joy and value of cooking within our community through the Young Chefs Academy concept.”


Young Chefs Academy is the country’s leading children’s cooking school, which has captivated the creativity of children across U.S. communities for more than a decade. Local Forsyth County parents will now be able to obtain top-notch culinary instruction for their children.


“My heart grows with each new franchise owner we welcome to the YCA family,” said Founder & CEO, Julie Burleson. “Heather Gary personifies the YCA brand with the perfect combination of passion and intense dedication to our mission.”


Children enrolled in Young Chefs Academy will have the opportunity to participate in educational classes in a state-of-the-art kitchen. The curriculum at Young Chefs Academy is updated regularly with fresh monthly themes and exciting new programs with a strong focus on building culinary skills. Events and classes are fueled by the mantra, “mise en place,” which translates to “everything in its place.”


Young Chefs Academy offers interactive cooking classes, camps, parties and field trips where students learn proper food handling, kitchen safety, culinary techniques as well as creative meal preparation, and so much more. Members are automatically enrolled in the exclusive MasterChef™ program where they earn patches as they work to achieve the coveted MasterChef status.


About Young Chefs Academy


Young Chefs Academy, based in Waco, Texas, is the leading national cooking school franchise for children with more than 30 locations in seven countries. Its mission is to provide an interactive learning experience that gives children the opportunity to learn food preparation skills and develop a lifelong love for culinary arts. Young Chefs Academy empowers children and teens to get involved in the kitchen, learning how to make nutrient-rich dishes with less artificial ingredients, in turn promoting healthy eating and family bonding.


Young Chefs Academy provides driven entrepreneurs the opportunity to join an American movement that is here to stay. Complete with a celebrated curriculum, extensive marketing, operations and real estate support, Young Chefs Academy is on a course for nationwide U.S. expansion.


For more information about Young Chefs Academy, visit www.youngchefsacademy.com


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