Get In The Know - InterContinental Los AngelesName: Emiliano Maya
Department: Park Grill Server
How long have you worked at the hotel? 7 Years
What is your favorite activity to do in LA? Bike riding and hiking are my favorite outdoor activities but I'm also a huge foodie. Nothing is better than exploring different cuisines.
What do you recommend to our guests when visiting our city? The Japanase Garden in Van Nuys. It's a little far but worth the trip! Plus, you can go against traffic- always a plus!
What is your favorite book? Many Lives, Many Masters by Dr.Brian Weiss
What is your favorite movie? The Untouchables. Can't go wrong with Robert De Niro.
What is your favorite show? The Sopranos and yes, I wasn't a fan of the ending either.
Where do you recommend hotel guests to enjoy lunch, besides Park Grill, of course. The Westside Tavern. I'm a big fan of their crab cakes.
What got you into photography and what have you learned? Pure passion. It's amazing to me that you can capture a moment in time.
Below are just a few of Emiliano's favorite shots he has taken around LA: