Briefing: Cooking Good

Aspiring entrepreneurs would do well to visit Gina Martinez's new culinary studios in Morrisville, N.J. You will probably find a big batch of 10-year-olds in mini-aprons whipping up a carrot cake or chanting "Viva the chef! Viva the chef!" in time to their vegetable chopping. With folk songs playing in the slick teaching kitchen, the kids hum while their food sizzles. It's an unconventional kind of cooking school, and it really works. Martinez, 38, a Cuban-American former school teacher, has used that recipe to build a national chain of cooking schools for kids featuring courses like Mind, Body and Belly. By...

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