Introduction - Lion Bakery
With our university's support and commitment by our excellent faculty members and
students, the Lion Bakery was established in 2013 to serve as a
business training facility for students to apply their learned knowledge to realistic practice. Students can
learn the abilities of (about) food and beverage making, creative R&D, Production
Management, Cost Control and Business Management/Marketing. The professional team of Lion Bakery, led by the Dean of
Business College, Dr. Chou, our Graduate Institute Director, Dr. Huang and
department faculty members, takes responsibilities and challenges based on their
expertise. There are six main purposes for establishing this Lion Bakery:
1. Making good quality and safe bakery products
The uniqueness of Lion Bakery is to offer good quality and safe bakery products.
Artificial additives, such as colorizers, emulsifier, sodium hydrogen carbonate and
any other improvement additives are not allowed to use in our production.
2. Developing bakery talents for creative R&D and competitions
Distinctive performance in the WorldSkills International Competition in last few years
has earned students two Excellence Awards and one Bronze Award in the field of
Confectioner/Pastry Cook. Those talented students were supervised by our instructors
Tsai and Shih who are now in charge of the Lion Bakery. Along with our Department
Director, Dr. Huang, who has strong credential as a judge in the WorldSkills
International Competition. Lion Bakery was created to continuously develop student
skills and talents for creative R&D and competitions through professional
3. Building students’ competency and entrepreneurship
Students can apply knowledge and skills they had learned from different disciplines to
fulfill their dreams and practice how to start a new business!
4. Involving students in many projects
The Lion Bakery provides students an environment for conducting student projects in
consumer behavior analysis, marketing strategy planning, and creative product R&D.
The existence of this facility echoes what we believe: Learning by doing is the best
5. Providing a platform for cross-school collaborations
The Lion Bakery creates a channel for cross-school integration in entrepreneurship
competition and cooperation among schools within the university. It integrates whole
university’s resources, such as management and R&D skills from the Business
College, design and photographic skills from the Design School and healthy food
development from the Bio-technology Department in Engineering College, and
provides students great opportunities for practical learning as well.
6. Extending the opportunities for industry and academic cooperation
The Lion Bakery team also helps small business entrepreneurs invent new products
and support their business operations and management from the beginning. Such
valuable experiences is the best testament of what our department is striving for:
transferring knowledge to help the industry practitioners succeed!
In addition, since the inception of Lion Bakery, it has become a very lovely “food for
thought” place for the university community in our campus. Everyday the Lion
Bakery provides over 20 kinds of breads, toasts, cookies or cakes to satisfy popular