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Aleksandra Dabek

Aleksandra Dabek
Mature Student
Cork Institute of Technology
Higher Certificate in Arts-Culinary Arts


Aleksandra Dabek is a Professional Cookery student from Cork IT. Here she discusses her enjoyment of the course and her work in the industry so far.

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Why did you choose this course?

The Head Chef told me about the course

What did your course entail?

All aspects of chef cookery.

What did you like most about this course?

The practical side of the course.

What did you like least?

Chinese and African cookery, different types of cookery.

How did you find college life?


Now that you are finished the course, what are your future plans?

I am working at the moment hope to study for a degree in Culinary Arts and go on to study for a Masters.

Where are you working now?  Tell me about your job, what is it like?

Annie’s Cork, working as a chef cooking French cuisine, sauces, stocks and serving food .                                   

 What subjects did you study as part of your course?

Cookery, Health and Safety, Fire Safety and First-Aid.

How useful are they in the real world

They are quite useful.

Would you recommend this course to others and why?

I would recommend this course to others, good subjects, practical learning.

The lecturers were very nice, they were strict.


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