Alycia Bencic

Australian Capital Territory

Certificate II in Hospitality

Cooking and creating meals to share is central to Alycia Bencic’s Croatian heritage. As an active member of her community, Alycia has participated in Croatian dancing for 14 years, and has prepared meals for many cultural events.

Alycia has a strong work ethic, developed with part-time employment in her family’s company as a junior office assistant and labourer.

To further enhance her employability and hospitality skills, Alycia pursued the opportunity to participate in work experience at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra.

In addition, she competed in Teen Chef 2015 and 2016, coming second and first respectively. She also won a silver medal with her team in the Secondary Schools Culinary Competition.

Continuing her passion for all things culinary, Alycia is undertaking a Certificate II and Certificate III in Hospitality at St Clare’s College, Canberra. Alycia will graduate from Year 12 with the strong combination of vocational qualifications and a tertiary study package.