Niki Birger

Venue of Employment: Daylight 

Job Title: Cocktail waitress 

Instagram Handle: @Nikibirger_


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

Orange County California 


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

I wanted something new and was working at a night club in California and saw they were having auditions in Vegas, I decided to give it a try and then got hired!


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

Way more spontaneous and active. I always having something to do.


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

Walk in, clock in, change into uniform, check my section, and get ready to get the party started!


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

An hour and a half 


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

Probably once or twice a week


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



What is your drink (alcoholic) of choice?



What is your secret cure to a hangover?

Bagels and coconut water 


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

EDC weekend. Woke up, went to work, got ready for EDC and then didn’t get back home till 9 am the next day. 


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

Making connections with people all over the world 


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

Crazy sleeping schedule 


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

Im a licensed esthetician. So probably working at a spa!


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

Ive only lived in Vegas for five months but id have to say Winter Terry, she’s my go to for any advice!


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

Every day is a wild experience working in Vegas but I guess selling my first bottle of champagne that was almost as tall as me lol