Hana Miller

Hana Miller

Venue of Employment: Tao Beach

Job Title: Cocktail Server

Instagram Handle: @hanaleemiller


If not originally from Las Vegas, where did you move here from?

I Moved around a lot within the US and Asia. But the last place I moved from was Hong Kong.


How did you start working in the nightlife or hospitality industry? Give a brief work history / background.

I worked within Hotels because I used to be a hotel management major but not until I switched to being a Psychology major last year did I start working within the bar/restaurant industry. A year later, I auditioned for Tao Beach and was luckily given this opportunity.


Now that you are working in the industry, what is different about your lifestyle?

I’m meeting and connecting with so many interesting and sweet people I probably would have not been able to meet otherwise; especially my coworkers 


What does a typical day at work look like for you and what is your “normal” schedule?

Joking around with coworkers, watching Peter Try to dance, and sweating. Lots of sweating.


How long does it take you to get ready for work?

About an hour, including a shower.


How many nights a week do you go out (to a club)?

1-2 times per week.


Who is your favorite DJ/performer in the Las Vegas market right now?

EDM wise its definatley Tiesto


What is your drink (alcoholic) of choice?

Either a Gin and Tonic or an Old Fashioned with Bourbon.


What is your secret cure to a hangover?

I don’t seem to have figured this one out just yet.


What was the longest timeframe you have stayed awake? When and why?

48 hours because of school and a double shift.


What do you enjoy most about working in the nightlife or hospitality industry in Las Vegas?

I get to have fun and meet cool people. Champagne and shots of Don Julio 1942 are a plus too. 


What is your least favorite part about working in the nightlife or hospitality industry in Las Vegas?

It messes up my grandma sleeping schedule.


If you were not working in nightlife or hospitality, what would you be doing?

Working within the nutrition field.


Do you have a mentor in the industry? If so, who? If not, who would you like to be mentored by?

Not yet, but ideally it would be someone who can effectively manage being in nightlife and their own business


Craziest or most memorable experience working in the nightlife or hospitality industry in Las Vegas?

Almost getting thrown into the pool by a drunk bachelor party. Thanks to my manager for setting them straight before that happened.