Elizabeth moved to Llanelli when she was 15 and already fluent in Italian and Twi, she has since learned English and gained an A* in GCSE French, as well as starting to learn Welsh.
Elizabeth, 20, is now studying a Level three NVQ Diploma in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership at a local college, while working part-time at the Stradey Park Hotel, Llanelli.
Her outstanding skills were highlighted when she competed and won gold at the Skills Competitions final in 2014. Since then she has won many more national competitions, securing her place on the WorldSkills Squad UK.
“I would also like to work in France, to gain experience and become fluent in French. I want to get as much experience as I can, but ultimately I would like to come back to Wales and open an Italian restaurant.” Elizabeth Forkuoh