Mrs. Pham Thi Vy was born and grown up in Ha Noi with more than 30 years serving in the education system of Ha Noi City and being granted with the Honor of Excellent Teacher After retirement, after 30 years of passionate work in education, she wants to continue and sharing with some close friends to develop the project "Hoa Sua school for disadvantages youth." (So Hoa Sua private housework school was set up and endorsed by the City People’s Committee Decision No. 2940/QĐ-UB dated 8 November 1994). The school's mission is help disadvantaged and disabled youth through offering them vocational training with oppotunities of finding good job in future to become independent and respected of society.
Mrs Song Thu Nguyen Bideaux - a Vietnamese oversea from France - a proffesional in French cuisine. She was representative for the French Boat House Association and Sans Frontier Teacher Association a proffesional in French cuisine . She wants bring French cuisine for her country via transmission of cooking techniques, bakery and French pastries and proffesional table service with Europe qualities.
Mrs. Pham Thi Vy and Mrs. Song Thu Bideaux have taught three sectors at Hoa Sua School: European cuisine; table service; bakery and French pastry. Since 1994, Hoa Sua School is the first school in Vietnam provide high training quality in this areas, following standard of French and European. The project realized with several of women including Doan Khue - professor of Ha Noi college, Truong Bao Lan - professor at the Vietnam - Cuba school, Pham Ngoc Anh - teacher, Professor Nguyen Xuan Trinh - teacher at Ha Noi medical college and Dr. Phan Tuyet Lan, editor. After 19 years, Mrs Pham Thi Vy, Mrs Nguyen Xuan Trinh and Mrs. Lan Trinh still following idea and mission.
From the beginning, the School Managers had made correct decisions when they recognized the need to have practice place to make their student familiar with the skill and to introduce student’s products to customers. After graduate at school, young people are able to find a good job. To make practical oppotunity for student , between 1994 and 2002, Hoa Sua school developed and moved several times the restaurant of practical training and opened French bakery restaurants. Firstly, in February 1994, the first training restaurant opened at 78 Tran Nhat Duat. From April 23, 1995, its moved to 6C Phan Chu Trinh.
In 2002, restaurant moved to 81 Nhuom Tho and 11 Cha Ca Street, while the bakery moved to 449 Bach Mai In 2002, the school changed its name to the " Private Tourism High School ", headquarter is located at 1118 Nguyen Khoai Street, Hoang Mai district, Hanoi. At the same time, the restaurant at Cha Ca moved to 21A Ha Hoi and Hoa Sua school opened new educational restaurant - Coffee Smile at No.5 Van Mieu Street; Baguette & Chocolate at Museum of Ethnography; Baguette & Chocolat Sapa; Le Croissant bakery at 21D Ha Hoi and 54 Xuan Dieu. In 2008, the school changed its name again to "Hoa Sua School of Economics and Tourism" (Decision No. 2362 / QD-UB of People's Committee of Hanoi).
After 19 years of operation and development, Hoa Sua School had trained over 7,000 young people who can live with their job. Some of them were remarkably successful and have achieved. Examples Mr. Ta Van Tien - General Manager of company "Banh bao Phu My"; Mr. Le Quang Hoa - director of French bakeries; Mr. Tran Quang Xuan - director of the supermarket Xuan Anh; Mr. Nguyen Van Thin - chef at the five-star Intercontinental Hanoi West Lake; Mr. Nguyen Van Thanh, chef at the four star Flower Garden ... Success of ex-student confirmed mission of Hoa Sua
Since 2002 , Hoa Sua school still put office in 1118 Khoai Nguyen, Hoang Mai, Hanoi. Hoa Sua offers two types of training: one year courses in European cuisine, Asian cuisine, table service, bakery and pastry, room service, sewing and embroidery (for disabled people); long training in two years with a double degree in European and Asian cuisine and restaurant management. Hoa Sua kept until 2013 all restaurants where allow students practice.
-Baguette & Chocolat at Ethnographic Museum, Nguyen Van Huyen, Cau Giay, Ha Noi;
-Hoa Sua Training Restaurant, 2A, Hang Chuoi 2 Street, Ha Noi;
-Baguette & Chocolat Sapa Thac Bac, Sapa, Lao Cai;
-Le Croissant Bakery, 1 Pham Hong Thai Street, Hoi An city;
-Baguette & Chocolat Hoian, 238 Cua Đai Street, Hoi An city