SYB and APM: supporting each other’s charity

SYB and APM: supporting each other’s charity To operate a charity organization, you need a lot of support from different social groups. Besides receiving help from corporations and individuals, mutual support between charities is another worth-considering way. In recent years, Shanghai Young Bakers and A Pleines Mains (APM) have been exploring this new model of

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Listen to my fireside stories…

Listen to my fireside stories… Today, let’s have a little experiment: I would like you to use your imagination.  You won’t find many pictures in this article,  I’m letting your mind create its own images! *** Picture this: you are now comfortably seating on a soft chair, a cup of

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Jiang Zhanpu: Happiness Consists in Contentment

Jiang Zhanpu: Happiness Consists in Contentment Jiang Zhanpu, one of the 4th batch students of Shanghai Young Bakers, interned at JW Mariott Hotel Shanghai Changfeng Park during his study at SYB. He is now working at one of Accor Group Hotels. Although he doesn’t consider himself as someone who’s outgoing and talkative, it’s quite relaxing and enjoyable to

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Li Cui’e: Always Seeking for Perfection

Li Cui’e: Always Seeking for Perfection Li Cui’e, from Shangqiu, Henan province, is a graduate of the 6th batch of SYB. She used to intern at JW Mariott Hotel Shanghai Changfeng Park. During the 4 years after her graduation, she has worked in hotels, western restaurants, and social bakeries, making both pastries

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Let’s talk about education

Let’s talk about education Shanghai is an international city. This is common knowledge. Whether they are your Chinese parents from Henan, or your German friends from Berlin, whoever ask you “Hey, how’s Shanghai?”, you answer: “Well, Shanghai is an international city. Many Foreigners here.” Amongst these foreigners, besides exchange students

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Preparing for Internship: Chef Alex Shares Experiences

Preparing for Internship: Chef Alex Shares Experiences After seven-weeks highly intensive training, the Young Bakers will move on to a new stage: having internships at pastries and bakeries in high-class five-star hotels. To help the students better understand the requirements and standards in hotels, SYB is much honored to have Chef Alex

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Ma Chao: Starbucks Baker, Confident “Craftsman”

Ma Chao: Starbucks Baker, Confident “Craftsman” “For lots of other urban young men like you, it is probably the time to go home after relaxing themselves at 2 o’clock early in the morning. How do you feel when you go out to work at this time?” ” It’s just fast

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Great view, GREATER ambitions

Great view, GREATER ambitions “…What will I do after SYB?…” “…Do I want to work in a bakery, or in a hotel?… ” “… Then which bakery, which hotel?…” Not easy to be a Young Baker, when you have so many questions in your head! Though, SYB found a 2-step way to help

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