HOMETOWN: Lublin, Poland
CURRENT CITY OF RESIDENCE: Lublin, Poland
OCCUPATION/PROFESSION: Owner, CookShe
LAST SEASON: Winner, “Top Chef Poland,” Season 7
Born and raised in Poland, Sylwia Stachyra runs her own cooking school and consultancy called “CookShe.” From an early age, she knew she was destined to be a chef and moved to London to gain culinary experience. Slywia trained at Gordon Ramsay's Savoy Grill and studied at Bournemouth College. She spent years traveling across the globe learning about different cultures, which has been instrumental in establishing her cooking style. Her unique culinary style combines French-Asian fusion with her traditional Polish background. She is proud to represent different cultures, flavors and traditions in her dishes. After winning “Top Chef Poland” season 7, she focused on her new passion for teaching. Since then, Sylwia has worked as an independent consultant, lectures at the University in Lublin, designs tasting menus and occasionally works as a private chef. During her free time, she loves spending time with her family including her three-year-old daughter Laura.