“Attendance of students in the afternoon has increased from 50% to 90% since the canteen was commissioned.” Stéphane Sabourin, Cacao Sourcer, went to Côte d’Ivoire in October 2021. Here is his story of the canteen built in Konédougou in Côte d’Ivoire. “The Valrhona Foundation financed the construction of a school canteen in the village of […]

A French solidarity apron, french and design to fund Graines de Pâtissier

We are proud to announce our collaboration with “Je ne rends pas mon tablier”. Born during the lockdown, “Je ne rends pas mon tablier” is a simple initiative: the sale of a 100% Made in France apron with proceeds going to help those working in restaurants, catering and events, as well as students affected by […]

Graines de Pâtissier is being deployed in Guadeloupe

This year, we launched a new partnership! We are proud to join the the Lycée des Métiers de l’Hôtellerie et du Tourisme (LMHT) and the second-chance school in Guadeloupe to announce the roll-out of the program in Guadeloupe. Thanks to this partnership, 10 additional young people will benefit from pastry chef training. Our aim is […]

Immersion in the heart of Graines de Pâtissier in Arras

Here is a lovely report on our partnership with E2C Artois and the Ecole Hôtelière Baudimont. We are proud to be working with these partners for the second year in a row. Last year, 12 young people were able to discover the profession despite the lockdown. Thanks to this experience, 8 young people will take […]

Launching of Graines de Pâtissier in Marseille

Today, the Graines de Pâtissier program was launched at the second-chance school in Marseille (E2C)! A new group of 10 young people started the program on Wednesday May 5, 2021. They plan to enter a “CAP Pâtisserie” course in September 2021. Our Graines de Pâtissier program will allow them to be sure they are on […]