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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Dassault Systemes “Volunteer Day” at SYB!

Dassault employees were really enthusiastic about volunteering with SYB! They wanted to make their “Volunteer Day” meaningful! And during that afternoon, colleagues from Dassault Systemes decided to all become bakers for a good cause and went home with their hands full of delicious self-made biscuits and French puddings topped with

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SYB’s First Student – Alumni Discussion Forum

SYB’s First Student – Alumni Discussion Forum Since its inception, Shanghai Young Bakers has trained and nurtured over 200 students.  In order to establish a way to encourage sharing and communication, SYB brought together graduate students, current students, and teachers for its first ever Student – Alumni Discussion Forum.  Bringing

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Teambuilding Activities

Teambuilding Activities After having fun bowling and singing karaoke with your colleagues, how about choosing Shanghai Young Bakers for your next team event and organizing a meaningful baking activity with us? We offer tailor-made classes and activities for companies and groups interested in engaging in innovative CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)

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Shanghai Young Bakers | What’s in a name?

Shanghai Young Bakers | What’s in a name? Have you wondered why the Chinese name of Shanghai Young Bakers has “haishang” instead of “shanghai”? It turns out that this Chinese name was suggested by a professor teaching Chinese literature at a Shanghai university. “haishang”, meaning “above the sea”, comes from

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Shanghai Young Bakers Bakery Walking Tour

Shanghai Young Bakers Bakery Walking Tour On a recent sunny Sunday morning, the tenth batch of Young Bakers gathered in the former French Concession to tour some of Shanghai’s most popular bakeries. Starting at Sunflour, owned by Léon Xu, one of SYB’s supporters, the Young Bakers got their first look

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