November Newsletter: Boost Your Corporate Social Responsibility with SYB

November Newsletter:   Boost Your Corporate Social Responsibility with SYB “Corporate Social Responsibility is a bit like broccoli – everyone knows its health benefits, but it still takes willpower to choose it over a slice of chocolate cake.” ——Dr. Meng Rui, Professor of Finance and Accounting, Zhongkun Group Chair in Finance

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October Newsletter: The future of the Hospitality Industry

The future of the Hospitality Industry After 7-week basic learning, the 11th batch of students have started a new study pattern in October, which is a special training model in SYB (Shanghai Young Bakers) called ‘alternance’ program – students alternate between 2 weeks of learning baking, life skills and English courses

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September Newsletter: Already one month in Shanghai – Students’ feedback

Already one month in Shanghai: Students’ feedback “This month elapsed so fast”. The Young Bakers only started their new lives one month ago, but they all already seem to be used at it. Last week, we have spent one full day at the Baking Center with them, in order to

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August Newsletter: Warm welcome to SYB’s 11th Batch of Students!

Warm welcome to SYB’s 11th batch of students After the graduation ceremony, 32 students from the 10th batch of  Shanghai Young Bakers embarked on a new journey and formally took up the post as professional bakers. In the meanwhile, the recruitment and selection of the 11th batch of students has

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July Newsletter: Growing for 10 years, baking for the future

Monday, 9th July was a very special day for Shanghai Young Bakers. Students share their thoughts Students with Solidarity AccorHotels April Ling and Aileen Ma First, because we celebrated the graduation of our latest batch of students. For one very intensive year, 32 young adults followed classes in French bakery,

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June Newsletter: Come to participate to our 10th batch of students’ Career Fair!

The Young Bakers just finished their final examination. After 10 months of intensive training, they are ready to start their professional life. This month, when visiting our hotels partners to get Chefs’ feedback on students’ performance, we have been really moved to get chefs highlighting Shanghai Young Bakers’ training program’s

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May Newsletter: From student to teacher, Our story with Shanghai Young Bakers (SYB)

Jin Huizi and Zhang Shuai are currently working with Shanghai Young Bakers as our French pastry teacher and bread teacher respectively. If you are familiar with Shanghai Young Bakers (SYB), you would probably have heard of these 2 teachers, perhaps even attended their lessons before. However, unbeknownst to most, these

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April Newsletter: When supporting a charity makes good business sense

Lesaffre has been supporting SYB since its very beginning in 2009. Over the years, our partnership has evolved into a comprehensive collaboration, that incorporates not only financial support and technical skills training, but also soft skills and the means for the students to create a career for themselves. Yeast is

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