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About This Project

For two weeks in October 2017, this 17 Polish students from Szczebrzeszyn spent their time in Malaga to do an internship in the Gastronomy sector. They worked as Cooks in some local restaurants, carrying out several tasks, such as:

 

 

  • Learning about the typical Spanish cuisine and local specialties;
  • Performing skilled cooking and food preparation;
  •  Assisting in coordinating food service activities to have meals prepared at scheduled time;
  • Observing and testing food to determine if it has been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling or piercing it with utensils;
  • Weighing, measuring and mixing ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment;
  • Adjusting the amount of food, creating portions, arranging and garnishing food as well as serving it to waiters or clients if needed.

 

 

Moreover, they learned some Andalusian historical and cultural features during a Malaga tour and a Tapas Night, as well as during the trips to two of the most beautiful Andalusian cities: Seville and Granada.

We hope that our trainees had fun and that they learned many things that will be useful for their future work and private life.

PARTICIPANTS’ OPINIONS

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Mateusz Batorski

‘My name is Mateusz Batorski and I am from Szczebrzeszyn, Poland. I worked in a bar where the atmosphere was very pleasant and warm, I was very well welcomed and I learned some typical food for the Spanish cousine. If I had the opportunity I would love to come back here and work, despite my language difficulties, we had no problem in communicating.’

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Agnieszka Kapuśniak:

‘My name is Agnieszka Kapuśniak. I am 17 years old. I live in a Szczebrzeszyn. I would like to work in the food and catering services. I was practicing in a restaurant for 3 weeks. I was very happy to get there, because I met typical Mediterranean dishes. There was a very good atmosphere. My tutors were: Luis, Diego, Antonio, chef and Israel. In the future I would like to go back and work with them for longer.’

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Weronika Kosińska:

‘My name is Weronika Kosińska. I came from Szczebrzeszyn, Poland and I worked in a restaurant. The staff was very helpful and nice, they taught me to prepare dishes form their menu. My tutor Moro was very understanding with me despite the language barrier. I recommend it to everyone and I invite everyone for  the delicious food.’

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Location

Malaga

Project Details

Project Title: Europejska praktyka zawodowa drogą do sukcesu
Project Number: 2016-1-PL01-KA102-025399
Number of participants: 17
City & country: Szczebrzeszyn (Poland)

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All Projects, Gastronomy, Restaurant industry