Rsptunes: For those who don't know about Angelina Petraglia, why don't you give them a brief overview.
Angelina: I've been in the hospitality industry for almost 17yrs as a cocktail server, bartender, go-go dancer, door hostess, almost ever position in a club or restaurant. I worked as a bartender, door girl, cocktail server and server manager (NEVER DANCER:) for a Gentleman's Club in Tampa for 6 years. I learned my hustle there young and also learned how to manage a lot of girls. I was also a manager a catering company & an events venue in Tampa. I've always been a hard worker and worked 2-3 jobs at the same time.
Rsptunes: Is there anything you cant do? :) What would you say is the most important part in pulling off a successful event?
Angelina: If I can't do it, I'll learn how and at least try.;) The most important part about pulling off a successful event is making sure both my client and my team are happy.:)
Rsptunes: Being a successful individual in the business, is there any advice you can give to people looking to follow in your footsteps?
Angelina: Yes, be loyal, honest., and keep your word. Don't lie & cheat people. Treat people well and you will go far.
Rsptunes: How often do you have free time for yourself? :) Also what are some things that you love to do for fun?
Angelina: Ahhhhh!!! Im ALWAYS working 24-7, but I'm a fun & free spirited person so I make sure to have some fun in between the work;)
I Love to actually just chill and not go out... If I do, its to dinner or traveling!!!
Rsptunes: We see you do events for many charities. How important is working with various charities and reaching a there goal to you?
Working with Charities is SUPER important, I love giving back to people... My best friend passed away from cancer so I'm very involved in anything to do with cancer research or foundations, etc...
Rsptunes: When working with models, do you have a team that recruits models or do you personally recruit them?
Angelina: I recruit them myself and also have a lot of referrals from other girls who send me ladies.
Rsptunes: What is Miami Angelina's favorite dish?
Angelina: I LOVE ANYTHING!!! I'm addicted to Sushi. :)
Rsptunes: Tell us about upcoming projects,events,etc to look out for in 2012
Angelina: Lots of international events, and more work with my other company WET Couture Swimwear.
Rsptunes: What is the best way for the public to contact you? (ex: email, social sites websites,etc)
Angelina: Facebook: Miami's Angelina
Facebook: A Dream Group
WET Couture Swimwear
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