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Plymouth/Northville Is Getting A New Go-To For Children’s Cooking Classes, Little Kitchen Academy

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Local Powerhouse Couple To Open Four Locations In The State of Michigan

Today, Little Kitchen Academy (LKA), the key ingredient for an independent child and the first-of-its-kind, Montessori-inspired cooking academy for kids ages three through teen, announced a fourth location in Michigan, with current multi-unit franchise partners Greg and Meg Kevane planning to open a fourth location in the Plymouth/Northville area. Local powerhouse couple with extensive experience operating franchise concepts and proud parents of three, Greg and Meg Kevane, will also open locations in Ann Arbor, Birmingham, and Farmington Hills. The couple currently owns and operates four successful Goldfish Swim School locations and employs more than 200 people.

Greg and Meg Kevane with their family in Michigan

 “We are thrilled to be bringing another Little Kitchen Academy location to Michigan,” said Greg and Meg Kevane, franchise partners for LKA Ann Arbor, LKA Birmingham, LKA Farmington Hills, and LKA Plymouth/Northville. “After we signed the first deal, we were blown away by the incredible organization and processes the team has put in place to support their franchise partners. We wanted to share the gift of LKA with even more families in Michigan, so opening a location in the Plymouth/Northville area was the perfect fit for us.”

“We are so excited to share the gift of Little Kitchen Academy with another wonderful community in Michigan,” said Brian Curin, co-founder/co-CEO and president of Little Kitchen Academy. “Greg and Meg are such great people, and we know they are the right family to open this new location so more children can experience LKA and gain valuable practical life skills leading to independence.”

LKA is currently seeking like-minded multi-unit franchisees and development partners based exclusively in Arizona, California, Illinois, Michigan, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin. In Canada, there are limited opportunities in Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario. Globally, Australia, Brazil, China, Columbia, Ethiopia, France, Italy, Japan, MENA Region, Mexico, Nigeria, Singapore, Spain, and the U.K. are markets available for development.

About Little Kitchen Academy

Little Kitchen Academy is the key ingredient for an independent child. The first-of-its-kind, Montessori-inspired cooking academy for kids ages three through teen is focused on providing a safe, inspiring, and empowering space for children to identify, develop, and refine their senses. Based in Vancouver, Canada, the concept was co-founded by proven global brand and franchise expert and serial entrepreneur Brian Curin, his wife, Montessori-trained, culinary expert, and visionary Felicity Curin, and social impact investor and entrepreneur Praveen Varshney, on the belief that by empowering children with practical life skills and knowledge in a positive and joyful environment, they and their company will effect positive lifestyle changes that result in a healthier world. True to its mission, LKA lives to create a more educated, able, and healthy society through mindful, healthy eating choices, and is committed to changing lives, from scratch to consumption. Part of that mission includes empowering students to learn how they can make the world a better place through How Can I Help by Little Kitchen Academy, LKA’s signature philanthropic program, supporting Crisis Text Line, The Global FoodBanking Network, Kids Help Phone, and One Tree Planted. In addition to charitable partnerships, LKA has forged strategic global brand partnerships with Iron Chef Cat Cora, AeroGarden, BIRKENSTOCK, ChefWorks, Emeco, ChopValue, Welcome Industries, and PRISE Inc. Little Kitchen Academy’s flagship venues are located in Vancouver, B.C., and Los Angeles, Calif.

For a taste of Little Kitchen Academy, visit or join its communities on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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