The Last Word

The Last Word with Marta Kunikowska, wine waitress at The Muddlers Club

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THIS ROLE?
One and a half years.

DESCRIBE A TYPICAL DAY?
Get up before 10am, feed my cats, enjoy my breakfast while catching up on some Polish television. I usually go to work around 12pm, work lunch, enjoy my split reading up on new wines and having a coffee. After work in the evening, I enjoy spending time with my partner and a glass of wine.

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST JOB?
I worked part time in a supermarket as a cashier when I was in university.

ENTERTAINMENT
FAVOURITE TV SHOW: Friends
FAVOURITE FILM: It has to be Vanilla Sky
FAVOURITE ALBUM CURRENTLY LISTENING TO: I’m not listening to an album as such but I really enjoy the B.I.R.P Playlists on Spotify currently. It’s a good mix of eclectic music.
FAVOURITE BAND: Love Alt-J
LAST BOOK READ: Jane Eyre
FAVOURITE CELEBRITY: I know her as the Polish Gordon Ramsey, she is a Polish restauranteur & quite famous back home. Her name is Magda Gessler.

SOCIAL
FAVOURITE FOOD: I adore duck breast.
FAVOURITE RESTAURANT: My partner and I love dining out, but we recently enjoyed an amazing meal in Prologue in Gdansk and it was really memorable.
LAST HOTEL YOU STAYED AT: Five-star Hilton, in the old town of Gdansk.
LAST BAR/NIGHTCLUB YOU VISITED: I don’t party quite so much anymore, but my last night out was on our staff do and ended up in Filthy McNastys.
INDOOR CONCERT OR FESTIVAL: Saw Bombay Bicycle Club in The Mandela Hall; it was a great gig and night out.
LAST HOLIDAY: Cuba. Such a place.

DRINKS
FAVOURITE HOT DRINK: Coffee
FAVOURITE SOFT DRINK: Diet Coke
BEER OR CIDER: Beer – Polish beer Zywiec is my favourite.
WHITE OR RED WINE: Red all the way.
WHISKEY OR BRANDY: Whiskey
GIN OR VODKA: I know I’m Polish, but it has to be gin.
COCKTAILS OR BUBBLY: Cocktails

WHAT FOUR PEOPLE WOULD YOU INVITE TO A DINNER PARTY?
My two best friends, Lucia and Veronicka, and also my two work besties Judith and Bronagh

ONE ITEM YOU COULDN’T LIVE WITHOUT?
My phone.

WHO WOULD PLAY YOU IN A MOVIE OF YOUR LIFE?
Natalie Portman

WHAT IS YOUR IDEAL JOB?
I’m not exactly sure, but definitely something to do with wine and hospitality. I love this sector and I’m really enjoying doing this at the moment, and learning every day.

FAVOURITE QUOTE?
A good life is a collection of happy moments.

THE MOST IMPORTANT LIFE LESSON YOU’VE LEARNT?
Cherish the time with my loved ones while they are still around.

INSPIRATION IN YOUR LIFE?
My dad.

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