Fun Fact: Sweet and Salty is Maya's favorite combination, hence the title of the Pop-Up: Sugar&Salt
EAT WITH ME.
M.Maya’s interest in hospitality initially began with her passion for cooking. Starting out as a stage at Suzanne Goin’s restaurant, Lucques, Maya subsequently discovered that her interests extended more broadly, including many different aspects of hospitality and service.Since Lucques, she has been exposed to front of house operations through work as a hostess and server, managed vendor relations and accounting through her work at Mise En Place Inc., and become fully immersed in corporate hospitality operations and marketing while working at sbe subsidiary Disruptive Restaurant Group. While attending Yale University as a full-time student, Maya conceptualized and established Sugar&Salt, and worked full time as a line-chef at Rustica Sourdough Bakery in Melbourne, Australia while studying abroad in the spring of 2017. After receiving a B.A. in art history at Yale University in New Haven CT, Maya moved back to join John Kolaski (former President of Disruptive Restaurant Group at SBE) as a Corporate Operations Manager and founding member of his new restaurant group, K2 Restaurants. Most recently, Maya joined the Sydell Group (formerly Make it Nice) as a Food and Beverage Manager for the NoMad in Los Angeles.