UCSD Alumni


Online registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome.

Date & Time

Thursday, May 12, 2016

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM



Maggiano's Little Italy
189 The Grove Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Map & Directions


$10 per admission | Free for Class of 2015 & 2016

Additional Information

The Grove parking structure:
Maggiano's will validate for the first 2 hours.

Valet: Available in front of Maggiano's-$10 flat rate

Event Details

How did Maria Ho ’05 transition from communications to professional poker? What led Eric Cho ’02 to the restaurant business? Find out at the Los Angeles Triton Connect, where Maria & Eric will share their story, in an exclusive Q&A moderated by Sandi Logan ’86.

Afterward, guests can mix, mingle, and network with all of our Triton alumni Champions from various career fields over happy hour drinks and appetizers.

Featured Speakers

Maria Ho, '05

Maria Ho is a professional poker player, TV host/commentator, published author and spokesperson. She is currently ranked the 3rd female poker player in the world (according to the GPI) and has over 1.6 million in live poker tournament earnings.
view full bio

Eric Cho, '02

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Eric Cho, ’02, restaurateur, artist, and principal owner of Phorage LA and ASAP Phorage, found his true calling in delivering elevated and modern takes on classic Vietnamese dishes to fellow LA natives in the Palms/Culver City and Playa Del Rey area.
view full bio


Sandi Logan, '86

Sandi has been casting television for almost two decades, with credits including Boomtown and Monk (for which she was nominated for an Emmy for Best Casting of a Comedy).
view full bio


6:30 p.m.

Check-In and Meet Up

Grab your nametag and get to know your fellow Tritons.

7:00 p.m.

Welcome Remarks

7:05 p.m.

Featured Speaker

Maria Ho, '05
Professional Poker Player

Eric Cho, '02
Restaurateur & Artist

Moderator: Sandi Logan, '86

7:35 p.m.


7:45 p.m.

Networking Reception

Enjoy a cash bar and hosted refreshments while mixing and mingling with fellow alumni from varied careers and industries.