Ever since I graduated college, my career in hospitality has certainly flourished. I started out as a front desk agent, moved my way to concierge (which is a position I held for a good 8 years), and now I work as an executive assistant to the vice president of operations at a resort here in Boston. Along the way, I’ve been able to experience so much; I’ve dined at some of the top restaurants in the city, have gone on a behind the scenes tour of the Wang Theatre, watched the Boston Pops rehearsal from VIP seats, had dinner with Lydia Shire, and countless other memorable events.
And last night was certainly a night that can be included in that list above.
As a sponsor of this years Conference of Mayors, our company was given some tickets to attend their events. I snatched up the ticket to visit Fenway Park, and it was such an amazing experience.
Those “statues” up there? Yeah, they were moving. Their make-up made them look like they were bronzed. It was cool and kinda freaky at the same time.
After we tried our hand at pitching (27 MPH baby!), we made our way out on the warning track.
We got up close and personal with the Green Monster:
And even made my way in to the Red Sox dugout!
After we toured the field, we came back inside and grabbed some food and drink. I also had to take a picture with the Lego David Ortiz and inside the baseball cart. And what is an event at Fenway without the World Series trophies? 🙂
Before we headed back home, I ventured up to the seats on the Green Monster, where I had never been before. The view was amazing and it would certainly be a dream to be able to witness a game from there.
As a long time Boston sports fan, it’s always a thrill to be able to visit the ballpark. Although this time around it didn’t have the excitement that comes with attending a game, it still made me feel giddy about getting to sit where Dustin Pedroia sits and seeing, up close, the dings and dents that cover the Green Monstah. I’m hoping that my hospitality career will continue to allow me to experience such events and to get to explore this awesome city that I work in. 🙂
Have you ever visited Fenway Park? What’s your favorite aspect of your job?