No. We cannot offer protected geographic territories because we are not a franchise model. We are a licensing model which gives our licensees a lot more flexibility in how they run and charge for their classes.
You are licensed to use Healthy Hands Cooking curriculum in your program and classes. You can list other events on your provided website such as fundraisers, open houses, events, etc.
Yes - you get your own customized registration website with your active license.
Regulations can be different from county to county, state to state, and province to province. You are advised to contact your local business license office and/or county health department to see if teaching simple food preparation in your program requires any special licenses or permits in your area before enrolling with HHC.
We offer a $50 referral commission for new independent certified instructor enrollments when an affiliate link is used.
Your back office has a fully operational payment portal that allows registrants to pay for classes on your provided website. You keep 100% of all of your class revenue. HHC does not receive any fees for processing your payments.
You will receive a website that is customized with your custom contact information, logo and custom text.
Classes are typically 2 to 3 hours in total length and include nutrition games/activities, homework time, fun movement time, food preparation time and clean up.
We have a revenue calculator for your convenience. Please also see our Earnings Disclaimer.
No. Each module builds on the next and provides you with everything you need to start and run your own successful cooking program.
Unfortunately, we do not have a payment plan at this time.
Yes. You must be 18 years or older to become a Healthy Hands Cooking Certified Program Manager or Healthy Hands Cooking Certified Helper.
No. This is a license model. However, HHC classes require you to follow pre-written lesson plans and protocol for consistency of the brand and ultimate safety of the students in HHC classes.
NO. We are not an MLM company or network marketing company. We are a direct service licensing model.
Healthy Hands Cooking is a service you are licensed to offer through your school or corporate entity.
You choose your own hours and create your own schedule based on your needs.
- Schools are charged an annual license fee based on number of students enrolled in the program. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for a quote.
Costs to run the program internally include optional printing of student handouts/recipes, instruction fees paid to Certified Program Managers and Certified Helpers (negotiated directly between the school and the service provider), *cost of food and supplies to run the classes, and background checks, food safety, allergy training, etc. (if documentation is not provided by the school).
*Cost of food and supplies will vary depending on recipes chosen, number of recipes taught, types of recipes chosen, frequency of food preparation days within execution of program, coupons, corporate sponsor funding, and other factors.
- Background Check per instructor or helper: $17.45 each approx. (if not provided by school)
- Food Handling Safety Course per instructor or helper: $15 each approx. (if not provided by the school)
*Food Allergy Course per instructor or helper: $22 each approx. (it not already provided by the school).
- General Liability Insurance - approx. $150/year (if not already provided by the school).
The Instructor Kit is included in the school program and includes:
1 Recipe Folder
1 Instructor Apron
1 Instructor Tote Bag
10 Flexible Cutting Boards
10 Plastic Cutting Knives
3 Sets of Measuring Cups
2 Sets of Measuring Spoons
2 Veggie Peelers
1 (2 cup) Clear Measuring Cup
1 (1 Quart) Mixing Bowl
1 (2 Quart) Mixing Bowl
1 Large Spatula
1 Large Spoon
Each student receives their own kit:
1 Drawstring backpack
1 Cutting Board
1 Plastic Chef's Knife
1 Veggie Peeler
1 Set of Measuring Cups
1 Set of Measuring Spoons
1 Recipe Folder
Free shipping to the U.S.
All school certified program managers are members of our private FB online support group for networking with other schools and program managers. In addition, they receive personal support though email, phone, and private chat.
HHC aftershool programs are currently held in the U.S. only.
Classes are held in classrooms or activity rooms. A full kitchen is NOT needed to hold classes. You simply need a sink, soap, garbage can, workspace and a few simple plug-in appliances like a toaster, blender, and pancake grill.
No. We teach you everything you need to know and provide you with all of the resources to run your own healthy kids cooking program.
This is a self-study online course that you can do from your home or work computer. Some instructors have received certification in as little as 1 day.
HHC Certified Program Manager training includes all aspects of teaching, managing, reporting, and running the HHC Kids Club Aftershool program. HHC Certified Helpers will receive training for teaching the afterschool program curriculum.
Yes, if allergies or food sensitivities exist. For example, if you have a student with dairy allergies, you can substitute almond milk for dairy milk.
No. You may not use your own recipes in an HHC class, but there are hundreds of recipes to choose from that have already met our nutritional standards and have been kid-tested and kid-approved. We will also review your healthy recipe submissions for consideration in future HHC classes.
Our afterschool curriculum is developed for ages Pre-K to 8th grade. Students in/outside of this age range may still benefit from this program.