Tag: Training Program

Ethan

Meet Ethan: A Pastry Arts Graduate

What made you want to do the Pastry Arts Employment training Program? I wanted to learn more about baking. I have always enjoyed baking and learning how to make cookies, cake, and pies and make them look like beautiful works of art. Before enrolling in Sunflower did you have any work experience? At Damascus High… Read More

Chef Anna Myers

Meet Chef Anna

Anna Myers has been a pastry chef in the metropolitan area for the last 13 years. The last 10 she has spent as the Executive Pastry Chef at the Marriott Wardman Hotel, in Washington, DC. Prior to that she was the executive pastry chef at the Metropolitan Club of Washington DC. At the Metro Club… Read More

Gary and Donation Tile Wall

Meet Gary, a student in our hospitality training program

By Joey Nowicki What type of job skills do you want to learn in our Hospitality Program? Gary: Customers services- making a good relationship with customers. Developing a healthy relationship- making them laugh or offering them good products, counting payments like counting money and change and food safety. What is your favorite thing about the… Read More

Steven

How Sunflower Bakery Helps People with Learning Disabilities Get Jobs

According to the Montgomery County Commission on People with Disabilities Annual Report 2016, 70% of young adults with disabilities ages 17-34 have cognitive disabilities and 55% of Montgomery County Public School students with disabilities ages 3-21 are students with autism, a specific learning disability or speech/language impairment. As you can imagine, if you’re a young adult with a… Read More