Category: Employee Spotlight


People of the Palace: Meet Edgar Crespo, Our Trumpet-Playing Watch Engineer

For this month’s #PeopleofthePalace post, we recognize Edgar Crespo, the Watch Engineer here at Lotte New York Palace. After speaking with Edgar, we like to think of him as the ‘Clark Kent’ of Engineering, in that he has a bit of an alter ego that many of us may not know. By day he is managing the safety of the hotel and our guests. With 15 years at The Palace under his belt, Edgar knows the ins and outs like … Read More

Lotte New York Palace Champagne Suite BBQ September 25 2015

Maitre Cuisinier de France Jacques Sorci Reflects on His Experience as Executive Chef at Lotte New York Palace

Running the day-to-day dining operation at one of Midtown Manhattan’s most prominent hotels is far from an easy task. But Lotte New York Palace Executive Chef Jacques Sorci has excelled in the position, thanks to his invaluable experience, considerable skill, and prestigious Maitre Cuisinier de France title. As The Palace’s Executive Chef, Sorci continues to lead the hotel’s food and beverage team toward its goal of becoming one of the world’s best by creating vibrant catering menus and delicious in-room … Read More

Nathalie Luciano July 14 2015

People of the Palace: Meet Nathalie Luciano, Our Knowledgeable HR Generalist

This month’s #PeopleOfThePalace nominee is Nathalie Luciano, our Human Resources Generalist. A comforting, familiar face among employees old and new, Nathalie is the first line of contact when walking through those HR doors. Nathalie began her career in Human Resources at The New York Palace seven-and-a-half years ago after graduating from New York City College of Technology in Brooklyn with a degree in hospitality management. Since then, Natalie has worked her way up the ranks of The Palace’s HR team … Read More