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.
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.
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.
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?
WHO WOULD PLAY YOU IN A MOVIE OF YOUR LIFE?
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.
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?
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