alex culhane


kitchen porter



Personal Profile: I am a young enthusiastic adult with a goal of always delivering high class service as you will see from my CV and reference. I am always punctual and work well in a team or individually. I have very skillful communication skills. These were developed during my time as part of various hurling teams both as player and management and the time I have spent as part of a kitchen team. I also love interacting with customers and always conduct a professional service in this role.

Education details & Training certs
University College Cork, name of course, 2 years completed
Junior Certificate (Year) and Leaving Certificate (Year)
HACCP level 1 training
Fire training
Manual Handling Training
Chemical Training

Leaving Certificate results:
(O)=Ordinary level (H)=Higher level
Business (H)= B2
Biology (H)= C1
Geography (H)= C1
English (H)=C2
French (H)= D2
Math’s (O)= C1
Irish (O)= D1

Employment & Work Experience
Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel June 2015
I have worked as a kitchen porter and I am currently still employed. I have much experience preparing food and serving food which included serving customers. I have experience in stock management i.e. checking in and putting away deliveries. I worked as part of a busy kitchen environment which required me to be a good team player and to be communicative.

Limerick racecourse, Tipperary Racecourse June 2015
Mallow Racecourse January 2018I have also worked in Limerick & Tipperary racecourses for the last 3 years and recently also started working at Mallow racecourse. This mostly comprises cooking carvery food and sometimes serving customers. I also have bar experience particularly during busy days such as student race days, collecting glasses, serving drinks and handling money.

Woodlands leisure centre September 2015 I conducted work experience with a leisure centre for 2 weeks in 5th year. This involved stock management, answering phone calls, cleaning and daily maintenance.

Completed Leaving Cert
Played for various underage Limerick county teams from under 14’s to 17’s
Captain of UCC fresher B hurling team
Part of management team that guided UCC to All Ireland fresher B hurling championship and subsequently won it. This required a lot of punctuality, team leadership and excellent communication skills.

Key skills and attributes:
Very punctual, professional and approachable
I love being part of a team but can work on my own initiative also.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
I always deliver a professional service.


Reference 1: Name: Donal O’Sullivan
Title: Head Chef
Address: Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel, Adare, Co Limerick
Contact info: 0879791487

Reference 2: Name: Karen Glynn
Role: Human Resource Manager
Address: Fitzgeralds Woodlands Hotel
Contact Info: 061-605100

Reference 3: Name: Majella Hunt
Role: Fitness instructor
Address: Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel
Contact Info: 061-605100

College Attended: University college Cork
Duration: 2 Years
Course: Arts
Subjects Economics and politics


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Why Hire Me:
• Easy to work with, punctual, good communication skills
• Experience in stock handling and manual handling training completed
• Extremely fast learner and able for pressure, have over 3 years’ experience in a busy hotel and during busy days such as student race days etc.
• I really enjoy delivering good service to customers and gives me great satisfaction (A happy customer is a repeat customer)
• Motivated and excited for a new venture

I would like to thank you in advance for taking the time to read my CV and hopefully will get a chance to prove that I am a hardworking employee who has skills and can provide a professional service to customers.

Alex Culhane



taing time out at ucc



kitchen porter at woodlands house hotel adare

  • Updated 5 years ago