Name: Janina Blake
Occupation: Qualified Chef and Shedhand
How long have you lived in Kukerin/Dumbleyung?
Since February 2018 (17 months). On arrival in Australia after completing my apprenticeship, I worked at The Royal Hotel in Kojonup and then the Koorda Hotel.
What is your favourite season?
Here in Australia, I love winter as I play netball.
What is your biggest achievement?
Completing my apprenticeship at the Copthorne Central and Rydges Hotel in Christchurch.
My head chef worked with Gordon Ramsay.
Do you like to cook at home?
Yes, Sunday is baking day, cooking cakes etc for school and work.
I have four daughters. My kindy aged daughter is the most interested in helping me in the kitchen, peeling the vegetables.
Thank you Janina for being this week’s Local of the Week!
If you would like to nominate someone please contact the CRC on 9863 4829.
Staff and committee of the Dumbleyung CRC along with community members and volunteers contribute to the weekly Quack Chat Newsletter.