From Shanghai to Tibet and beyond: multiplying our impact

In 2011, we were contacted by Braille Without Borders (BWB), a school for the blind based in Tibet. They wanted to set up a bakery. The idea was that a bakery program would help their blind youth learn how to be more independent around the kitchen; for some of them,

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Shanghai Young Bakers Have Resumed Regular Operations

Another year has passed and Shanghai Young Bakers (SYB) is happy to announce that our social enterprise will resume normal operations on February 26.  We will restart taking catering orders, holding public classes, and organizing custom-made events for individuals and companies.We would like to take this opportunity to thank you

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Join us – Become an SYB volunteer at our weekend markets!

Shanghai Young Bakers (SYB) is a charity program based in Shanghai, China providing a fully sponsored training in French and Chinese bakery and pastry to marginalized Chinese youth from 17 to 23 years of age. The goal is to allow them to find qualified jobs in the bakery-pastry making sector and lead an independent life after graduation.

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The Warmth of a Bakery Classroom

This year, Shanghai has been treated to several beautiful snowfalls. But here in Shanghai, where heating is not widespread, the cold can be quite chilling.  However on January 27, a lucky group of people enjoyed a wonderful class in the warmth of the Shanghai Young Bakers Baking Center. As the

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SYB cooperated with Accenture for 2018 Annual Party Charity Auction

SYB was invited by Accenture Great China Corporate Citizenship Council to take part in the Annual Party Charity Auction, which was held in Pudong Shangri-la on Saturday 13rd Jan. This auction aims to help people get skills to succeed and to make a difference.            

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January Newsletter: What we are learning at SYB is more than baking

How times flies! The 10th batch of students is already following its intensive training for one semester. SYB is based on a training alternating practical classes in French Bakery and Pastry and internship in Shanghai five Stars Hotels. But SYB training also includes English and Life skills classes as well

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Christmas activity with Alliance Francaise youngest students!

  On December 24th, our pastry trainer Ines conducted a baking activity at the Alliance Française. During this event, the school’s youngest students learned how to decorate sugar cookies. SYB coordinated this event to thank the Alliance Française for its long-time support. After a brief introduction about our program, Ines

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12 Pastries and Desserts for the Holiday Season

Fresh cake with icing, mousse, and tiramisu are desserts that we are all familiar with. But did you know that there are a wonderful variety of pastries and cakes that may exceed your imagination? Let’s spend just a bit of time together to delve into and learn about these delectable

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