Sunflower Bakery and Cafe will be closed June 19th for Juneteenth.

Donuts available for in-person sale at our Bakeshop on Tue – Fri starting June 18!

Impact

Sunflower’s Impact

Program by the Numbers FY23

  • 15,392 Pastry Arts and Hospitality training hours
  • 33 employment training students and 32 teens served
  • 90% of students completed the 26-week training program
  • 36 students enrolled in Job Services
  • 70% of graduates placed in employment within 6 months of graduation
  • 100% of graduates receive ServSafe certification
  • 7 new employers join our growing list of employer partners

Impact over time 2011-2023

  • 550+ employment training students and teens served since 2011
  • 65+ local businesses have participated as employer partners
  • Students gain self confidence and self esteem which contributes to success in employment

Hear from our students and employers

Where are Sunflower Grads Going

  • Icon of a rolling pin and whiskSpecialty Bakeries
  • Icon of a bag of groceriesSupermarkets
  • Icon of a hand holding a covered serving trayCaterers
  • Icon of two crossed golf clubsCountry Clubs
  • Icon of a take-out coffee cup with steam coming from the lid.Coffee Shops
  • Icon of a hospital buildingHospital/Senior Facility Food Service
  • Icon of a cup filled with scooped ice creamSpecialty Ice Cream Shops
  • Icon of an open heart shaped box revealing chocolatesSpecialty Chocolatier
  • Icon of a fork and knife crossed over a plateRestaurants

Success Stories

Chad Anthony, Pretzel Bakery

Christina Schaefer, District Donut

Verilyn Gibbs, Nothing Bundt Cakes