Oct 30, 2019 — This unique cooking school and retailer of high-end kitchenware is located near a major city in Arizona. The culinary classes provide an excellent experience for individuals and small get-togethers improving their kitchen techniques and teaching creative new recipes. Classes are offered days and evenings and teach a variety of subjects ranging from fundamental cooking to specialty topics, regional and international cuisine. In addition, the retail store sells a variety of quality cookware and kitchen utensils and features cutlery, tableware, pots and pans, barbecue utensils, bake-ware, cookbooks, specialty foods, kitchen gifts and so much more! When customers finish their classes, they are enthusiastic to cook at home; the store has everything they might want or need. The synergy between the classes and the retail operation is a key driver of revenue. Summer programs keep this business busy all year round. Their popularity has grown exponentially since its inception and the financials have been stable with minimal marketing efforts. The prime 4,000 sq. ft. leased facility is in excellent condition and surrounded by a parking lot. With experienced team members, they maintain a strong reputation and stay ahead of food trends, new concepts, and changes in the types of cooking techniques and products. Marketing efforts focus on loyal customers, word-of-mouth referral sources and SEO. With this solid foundation and a stellar reputation, there are many opportunities for further company growth, profitability, and scalability. Expanding web presence and diversifying online purchasing/e-commerce, as well as franchising company's model nationwide present growth opportunities. Total revenue for 2018 was $667,068 and SDE of $139,079, based on an independent valuation!