We had the good fortune of connecting with Gustavo Lopez and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Gustavo, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
I have a flair for entertaining and truly value the importance of creating memories through a party. Like you, I have woken up the day after hosting an event and realized I was too busy cooking, serving, and cleaning, to spend any quality time with my guests. This is where the idea for Event Helpers LA materialized. My passion is creating memorable and stress-free events.
Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
EVENT HELPERS LA Event Helpers LA is Southern California’s leading provider of event wait staff and service. Our team is prompt, professional, and discreet. We work in both private residences and event venues. Our passion is providing impeccable service while eliminating all client stress. From intimate dinner parties to large corporate functions, our team is adaptable to your individual needs. Our portfolio includes but is not limited to, festive holiday soirees, themed birthday celebrations, retirement parties, company fundraisers, bridal showers, baby showers, engagement parties, and weddings. OUR MISSION We are fully committed to providing Los Angeles and the surrounding areas with the most experienced event and wait staff. We go the extra mile to ensure your event is memorable and stress-free. YOUR SPECIAL NEEDS ARE OUR SPECIALTY Fluent in Spanish and LGBTQ friendly. I have a flair for entertaining and truly value the importance of creating memories through a party. Like you, I have woken up the day after hosting an event and realized I was too busy cooking, serving, and cleaning, to spend any quality time with my guests. This is where the idea for Event Helpers LA materialized. With over ten years of experience in the catering and hospitality industry, my passion is creating memorable and stress-free events.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
If my friend were visiting from out the states, I would take her to La Velvet Margarita Cantina for a nice Mexican dinner, then we will go to PUMP Restaurant Lounge for some martinies, crafted cocktails, than The Abbey for a nice of dance and good times. Yosemitie and San Francisco would be another options.
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
I want to dedicate this to my husband, Allan Alcantar, who has been there for me from the beginning. For the moment I came out with the idea of creating Event Helpers LA, he has been my support and cheerleader from the long nights of planning to my ugly crying he has always push me to be a better person and business man. I love you!
Other: Craiglist: https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/evs/d/long-beach-event-helpers-la-hospitality/7192820860.html
Photo credit by Gustavo Lopez