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Students
Renowned Chef

Kimsan Sok, this former student of Sala Baï, from the 1stintake, has become a famous chef.

Her fame has actually become such that she is called to represent she is called for representing the Khmer food in international culinary competitions.

The last one, the Pattaya City Culinary Cup 2013, took place in August 2013. It is ... Next


Srey Touch, new applicant for the year 2014-2015

It is thanks to the announcements broadcasted on the radio on national radio stations that Srey Touch OUK discovered Sala Baï. This applicant for the year 2014-2015 tells about her experience :

« I am from Preah Dak, a village located 20km away from Siem Reap. I came by moto-dop with my mother to get an application form ... Next


Sithat PHAN, Restaurant student, 2011-2012

Sithat is 20 years old. She comes from a village in the Kampong Cham region, at the south-east of Cambodia. She has 6 brothers and sisters. Her father is a farmer.

“Why was I eager to apply to Sala Baï? I met a former student who could find a long-term job thanks to this training, letting her help her family. ... Next


Sokmeng CHUM, front desk student 2003-2004

My name is Sokmeng CHUM, I come from Chi Kreung – Siem Reap. I am now 27. I studied at Sala Baï at the Front Office in the School year 2003-2004, the 2nd intake. After having graduated, I started to work as a Receptionist at the Meridien Angkor Hotel. I started off with a salary of 50US$ per month. The ... Next




Partners
Strengthening our partnership with Heritage Suites Hotel

In Siem Reap, Sala Bai has established strong relations with 17 partner hotels which have our students as interns during 4 months each year. Some of these hotels have decided to support even further our school. With the operation “Back to school kit”, the Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort has been the pioneer. They proposed to their clients ... Next


Local convergence initiatives

In order to reinforce its action against poverty and increase its share in the economic development of Cambodia, Sala Bai has decided to buy its vegetables and fruits to local producers supported by Agrisud and to make for the recycling of its old oils by Naga Biofuel.
Agrisud International is specialized in helping the poor people to become entrepreneurs ... Next


Fritz Gubler, founder of Friends of Sala Baï  – Sydney, Australia

On November 16, 2012, more than 170 persons participated in a fundraising dinner in Sydney, during which a wine auction was organized.

Friends of Sala Baï was created in a 2005 by three businessman in the hospitality industry. “Today, Sala Baï has a great network of supporters in Australia » says Fritz Gubler, one of the 3 founders, interviewed ... Next


Ms Lim Siv Hong, Responsible for the Asia Foundation program

Sala Baï is one of leading vocational training school in Cambodia. The school since its inception in 2002 has offered quality training in the hospitality sector, to the poor and marginalized youth, majority of who have dropped out of school due to limited economic resources in the family and are looking for alternative income options to support their family. ... Next




Employers
Baptiste CABARRY - Food and Beverage Manager at l'Héritage Suites Hotel

I am 23 and I have been in the position of  F&B Manager at l'Héritage, since December 2009.

When I last recruited employees in July 2010, instead of hiring ten-year CVs, I deliberately picked up two newly graduated students from Sala Baï with obvious great potential. I took the risk knowing that a high quality service is required ... Next


Cyrille CARMONA - Food & Beverage Manager at the Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor

The Raffles, as a luxury hotel, is submitted to compulsory constraints. As an example, to be hired is rather difficult; first, you must consider the staff turnover that is not really important; second, you have to take precise personality tests from Gallup, the famous American Polling Institute. The Sala Baï alumni, all originated from such a remote world and coming ... Next




Guests
Victor and Flora, stayed at Sala Baï in March 2013

A very unique hotel

Victor et Flora, 30 years old, discovered Sala Baï when looking for a hotel room close to the Angkor temples. The positive comment of their travel guide convinced them to book 2 nights at Sala Baï.

The students’ warm welcome, and their wish to participate in the training of the most ... Next


Jean-Jacques Maréchal, teacher at the Hotel & Restaurant School in Maré, New Caledonia, Feb. 2011

At first, what stroke me are the students’ way of welcoming people and their professionalism. I know what I am talking about not only because of my job but also, when I travel, I visit all the Hotel and Restaurant Schools of the countries I travel through to compare them with the one where I teach. That gives me very ... Next




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P.O Box 93071, 155 Phoum Tapoul - Siem Reap / Cambodge - Tel : +855 (0)63 963 329 - info@salabai.com .