New CreaStyle uniforms for the new batch of Shanghai Young Bakers

There is a French saying « l’habit ne fait pas le moine » which translate as « Clothes do not make the man (or the monk) » but some serious research actually shows that it does help.  Wearing a nice looking, clean and customized uniform with your name embroidered on it certainly helps make

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The 10th batch of students learned Fire safety rules

On December 17th, the 10th batch of Young Bakers had the pleasure of welcoming Mark Xu, a fire safety specialist currently working for GE corporation. Mark Xu is an enthusiastic supporter of our program. Over the past years, he took the time to train four of our batches of Young

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The Young Bakers’ first Lesaffre training: on yeast

On Monday, November 27th students did not have their habitual theory baking class. Instead, the Young Bakers received specific and high quality training on yeast at our Training Center. Ma Mingyang, Lesaffre Shanghai’s Industry technician delivered a two-hour theory presentation before the students. Ma Mingyang told the Young Bakers about

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Public Class: Come and learn how to make fine mini pastries at home!

The 2018 public classes of Shanghai Young Bakers have started! Our first public class will be on Saturday 27th January. Our teacher will be Jin Huizi and you will learn how to make mini pastries. You’ll be able to host a party or invite your friends home with your handmade

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King Cake and the Celebration of Epiphany

Just as people around the world are wrapping up a week of celebrations and looking forward to the new year, France is quietly welcoming yet another holiday – the celebration of Epiphany.  According to legend, this festival is held in commemoration of a visit made by three kings to baby

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The Young Bakers had lunch at Village 127, Chiheng Foundation’s social café

On Sunday, November 26th  the 10th batch of Young Bakers was offered the opportunity to visit the social café opened by Chung To, the Chiheng Foudation’s founder. Founded in 1998, the Chi Heng Foundation is a charity registered and based in Hong Kong with offices in Henan, Anhui, Guangxi, Yunnan

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Bringing two charities together to make love apple tarts

This October, for the fourth year in a row, Shanghai Young Bakers received the invitation from the French company Mane, who specialize in fragrance and food flavors, to help them make “love apple tarts” for their employees. Mane first purchased apples from the charity organization “the Children of Madaifu”. Every

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‘Tis the Season to Indulge

You know Christmas is around the corner when the Boulevard Haussman in Paris or Oxford Street in London is transformed by sparkling, glowing lights. And in Shanghai, 6000 miles from London, you know the festive season has begun when Christmas markets open throughout the city. The winter holiday season is one of

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