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October 21, 2017

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Kiko Miyasato

Las Vegas Magazine staff writer Kiko Miyasato is a Valley girl by birth and a new millennium hippie by practice. She studied English literature at Northeastern University and Cambridge University and was an ad copywriter before joining Las Vegas Magazine. She also writes for the National Museum of Hip-Hop and enjoys writing poetry and spending quality time with her husband.

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For Green Valley Ranch host, her job is her passion
Friday, Oct. 20, 2017
Mary Beth Easter’s long career has yet to lose its luster.
Hofbräuhaus shot girl pours on the hospitality
Friday, Oct. 13, 2017
You'll get the real deal with Judy Jaffe.
General manager of Minus5 has one cool job
Friday, Oct. 6, 2017
Breon Koenig oversees an ice bar in the middle of a desert.
Public House bartender gets starstruck
Friday, Sept. 29, 2017
Juan Pereyra talks about meeting his boss, Robert Irvine, for the first time.
Giada sommelier uncorks a successful career
Friday, Sept. 22, 2017
Stephanie Cimino adds to the woman power at chef’s eponymous eatery.
General manager talks Yellowtail’s unique nature
Friday, Sept. 15, 2017
Keith Eure compares restaurant’s identity to one of his favorite musical artists.
Take a deep dive into Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition
Friday, Sept. 15, 2017
Learn all about one of history’s most tragic tales.
Beerhaus is more than just suds
Friday, Sept. 15, 2017
Drink, food and fun define The Park’s version of a beer hall.
General manager gets his piece of the pie
Friday, Sept. 8, 2017
Ryan Banda finds his home at Flour & Barley.
Bartender finds her happy place at Chica
Friday, Sept. 1, 2017
Joymar Herrin plants her Latin roots behind the bar.
Instagrammer to follow: Dan Cox
Friday, Sept. 1, 2017
This world-traveler shares details of a multifaceted life.
General manager finds success times three
Friday, Aug. 25, 2017
Aaron Knight Rodriguez oversees three of Vegas’ top pools.
Cocktail server is fitting into new role (and bikini) just fine
Friday, Aug. 11, 2017
Ciara Murillo is enjoying her first season working poolside at M Resort.
Searsucker’s operations manager is beauty and brains
Friday, Aug. 4, 2017
Ashley Oglesby does it all at Caesars Palace hot spot.
Flair bartender takes center stage at The D
Friday, July 28, 2017
Ivan Grant finds the perfect role at the hotel's hot spot, Longbar.
Palms' pool ops manager keeps the party flowing
Friday, July 21, 2017
Levan Donato makes sure guests have a splashing good time.
Color Salon's artistic director is shaping her future
Friday, July 14, 2017
Breeana Diullo also helps lead the team toward success.
Aquatic Club cocktail server is in her happy place
Friday, July 7, 2017
Jessica Buckmaster brings joy to her guests at upscale pool club.
The Suite Life
Friday, June 30, 2017
The views and accommodations of the One 80 Suite at Red Rock Resort are breathtaking.
Cocktail server shares in Wet Republic's success
Friday, June 30, 2017
Christie Burns says dayclub has all the right components for best guest experience.
Q&A: Kendra Wilkinson
Friday, June 30, 2017
From reality star to stage star, the 'Sex Tips' performer talks about the future of her career.
It's all about guest experience for Bare's cocktail server
Friday, June 23, 2017
Brittney Hevle helps provide a good time, poolside.
Tropicana cocktail server gets settled into new life
Friday, June 16, 2017
Gina Capriotti misses certain Philly favorites but is enjoying her new hometown.
'Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man'
Friday, June 16, 2017
Show based off book of the same name stars Kendra Wilkinson and Jai Rodriguez.
Life is one big dance party for EDC founder Pasquale Rotella
Friday, June 9, 2017
Pasquale Rotella
Beverage advisor stirs up a love of cocktails
Friday, June 9, 2017
Ryan Kelimoff 's enthusiam for libations never seems to wane.
Cocktail server shares outdoor enthusiasm
Friday, June 2, 2017
Debbie Pierce loves working poolside at local's hot spot.
Making a splash
Friday, June 2, 2017
Pool club season gets into full swing.
GO Pool cocktail server is in hot pursuit of career goals
Friday, May 26, 2017
Regina Hardy loves taking care of guests poolside.
Chief mixologist ascends to high rank but stays grounded
Friday, May 19, 2017
Hakkasan's Tim Weigel finds success through balance and hard work.
The Suite Life: El Cortez Hotel & Casino
Friday, May 12, 2017
Four different suites reflect four distinct tastes.
Drai's model cocktail server ends up right where she wants
Friday, May 12, 2017
When one path ended Peyton Hunton created a new one.
Slice of Vegas bartender mixes conversation and cocktails
Friday, May 5, 2017
Caitlin Ahern can also school you on all things Disney.
Q&A: Tyson Beckford
Friday, May 5, 2017
Tyson Beckford
General manager of The Plaza’s pool keeps things cool
Friday, April 28, 2017
Justin Catanese helped morph The Pool into downtown hot spot.
Be cool at MGM Resorts International’s pools
Friday, April 21, 2017
Enjoy lush environments as well as a host of amenities.
Bartender promises a boot-scootin’ good time
Friday, April 21, 2017
Everyone feels welcome at Redneck Riviera says Hannah Waggoner.
Brad Spencer watches over the waves
Friday, April 14, 2017
Assistant general manager tells us about the FlowRider at Planet Hollywood Resort.
Michelle Taylor enjoys a blissful career
Friday, April 7, 2017
Bartender welcomes guests to her bar at Biscayne at Tropicana.
The spirit world
Friday, March 31, 2017
Travel the globe, one cocktail at a time.
Alex Zurita comes full circle
Friday, March 31, 2017
Beverage manager moves up the ranks with move back to Public House.
Casi Arnold helps steer The Dorsey towards success
Friday, March 24, 2017
General manager contributes a hard work ethic and can-do attitude.
Let Dylan Taucer be your guide through global cuisine
Friday, March 17, 2017
Marketing manager applies his travel knowledge to position at Tom's Urban.
Russell Prunty makes locals property a tourist destination
Friday, March 10, 2017
To date, Sunset Station bartender has created more than 400 unique martinis.
Megan Humphreys wants to inspire others
Friday, March 3, 2017
The mother of two and director of food and beverage for Four Seasons Hotel is a multiple Ironman competitor.
Andrew Burgoyne singing a different tune
Friday, Feb. 24, 2017
Davidoff Cigar Bar general manager changes career aspirations.
'Zumanity' is a delight for the open-minded adventurer
Friday, Feb. 17, 2017
Zumanity cast
Diana Small sets her sights on Vegas
Friday, Feb. 17, 2017
Lavo's model bartender reaches her goal.
Make it a date with the ladies of ‘Fantasy’
Friday, Feb. 10, 2017
Spice things up with a catered evening for couples this Valentine’s Day.
Spa the holistic way at ESPA at Vdara
Friday, Feb. 10, 2017
All-natural, homeopathic products used in facial and body treatments.

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