April Newsletter:Baker’s soft skills training

Baker’s soft skills training   Time flies by, we are merely 3 months away from the 11th batch’s graduation ceremony. Young bakers, are you ready for that? Besides baking, what else have you learnt here? This year, with the generous support of InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), while teaching French baking courses, SYB is able to

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March Newsletter: Goodbye SYB, Hello SYB!

Goodbye SYB, Hello SYB! Goodbye SYB 10 years ago, I wanted to have more purpose and meaning in my life. While looking for non-profit groups in Shanghai, I stumbled across Shanghai Young Bakers. The project had just started then, and there were only volunteers, but I was immediately attracted by their earnestness

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February Newsletter:SYB’s 10-year challenge

SYB’s 10-year challenge And the two of them now high-profile training directors for large baking corporations (Wang Li at Lesaffre, Zhang Zhenghai at Wilmar) And a pastry class led by France-trained SYB graduate Wang Jingyi These smiles are thanks to you!!! Thanks to all of you for supporting Shanghai Young

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December Newsletter: What is so special about SYB?

December Newsletter: What is so special about SYB? Shanghai Young Bakers is a small charity program aiming to give a chance to marginalized Chinese youth through bakery and pastry. This original training model is based on four core values: solidarity, responsibility, consideration, and empowerment. As a base of SYB training

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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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