Category: Employee Spotlight

June 18 2013

The Ultimate Cafeteria Experience

In the midst of our new Towers Lobby renovations, we have also opened another area of the hotel that is near and dear to our hearts, our Palace Market Team Member Dining. In our post Dining in the Library, we provided a behind the scenes look at the temporary cafeteria that was being housed in the Villard Mansion Library. Now, the facility has moved to a spacious area that is designed to make our employees feel relaxed in a warm … Read More

June 13 2013

Employee Spotlight with General Manager David Chase

As our renovations are beginning to come full circle this summer, we got a chance to chat with The New York Palace’s General Manager David Chase about the renovations, employees and what is in store for guests at The Palace this summer. David Chase comes from a hospitality background that spans over 20 years. Having started his career at The Ritz Carlton San Francisco, Chase began working in the catering side of hotels. After relocating to the east coast and … Read More

June 07 2013

Employee Spotlight: Samir Saleh, Maître d’Etage

There is one job at The New York Palace that involves interfacing with guests on a daily basis, especially Towers guests experiencing our new lobby for the first time. The Maître d’Etage, also known as a butler, enhances the guest experience from pre-arrival to post departure. Samir Saleh is one of The Palace’s long-standing Maître d’Etages, having served at the hotel for 19 years. Saleh started at The Palace after his move to the United States from Egypt per the … Read More