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Little Kitchen Academy, the Key Ingredient for an Independent Child, Expands Presence in Ontario with Fifth Location in Toronto Opening Spring 2022

Little Kitchen Academy (LKA), the first-of-its-kind, Montessori-inspired cooking academy for kids ages three through teen, today announced it has signed a deal with a new franchise partner in Toronto, Ontario, to open the company’s fifth location in the Greater Toronto Area. LKA has gained significant traction since opening its flagship location in Vancouver just two years ago. The company now has three locations open across Canada, with more opening later in 2021, and will open its first U.S. location in Los Angeles this August on its path to 423 locations worldwide by 2025. The nearly pandemic-proof concept was founded by…

Little Kitchen Academy and WS Development Partner to Bring Concept to Highland Village in Jackson, MS with Immediate Franchise Opportunity

Little Kitchen Academy (LKA), the first-of-its-kind, Montessori-inspired cooking academy for kids ages three through teen, today announced it is partnering with WS Development to find the right franchise partner to bring the first Little Kitchen Academy to Mississippi. The two companies have identified a space at the iconic Highland Village in Jackson and have developed an agreement that is ready to sign. They are now seeking a like-minded franchise partner to open the location in the hometown of Iron Chef Cat Cora, LKA’s global brand ambassador. The quickly growing concept will open its first U.S. location in Los Angeles in…

Hot Franchise Concept, Little Kitchen Academy, to open in Portland, first of 33 locations to open in Oregon & Washington by 2025

PORTLAND, ORE. – July 7, 2021 – Families in Portland will be the next to experience one of the most exciting new concepts, Little Kitchen Academy (LKA), the first-of-its-kind, Montessori-inspired cooking academy for kids ages three through teen, endorsed by Iron Chef Cat Cora. Despite a pandemic, the two-year-old concept out of British Columbia has inked deals with multi-unit franchisees and area representatives to open more than 70 locations, including 33 in Oregon and Washington with business executive and philanthropist Michael Silver. The Portland location will be the company’s first franchise to open in the U.S. LKA will open its…