Fota Island Resort Appoints New Executive Chef

Fota Island Resort has announced the appointment of Tomasz Pawlak as its executive head chef.

Pawlak’s Background

Originally from Poland, Pawlak graduated with a degree in Culinary Art and Fine Dining from The Karol Libelt Gastronomic School and The Poznan Academy of Fine Dining in 2001. After graduating, Pawlak worked at the Mercure hotel in Poznan, where he was given the opportunity to cook for notable guests such as the president of Poland.

Pawlak moved to Ireland in 2007 and started his Irish culinary career at the Michelin starred Aniar restaurant. He then joined Killarney’s Europe Hotel, where he progressed to the role of head chef.

Fota Island Resort Responsibilities

Pawlak joined Fota Island Resort as head chef in 2018.

In his new role as executive chef, Pawlak will be responsible for all culinary aspects of Fota Island Resort including its array of dining options at The Amber Restaurant and The Cove Restaurant.


Original article by Dave Simpson on

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