July 28, 2015Jini
I used to work at a restaurant. We served burgers and friends, that type of thing, at a major tourist attraction. Some of the food, i.e. the chicken strips, were prepared, boxed and ready to be served. I served one of these boxes to a customer who had purchased a kids meal. Instead of giving
July 14, 2015Ayshia
So I just got a table of three, it’s a pretty slow night. I immediately go greet them, they’re extremely nice but tell me they’re in a rush because they have to get to bible study. I immediately get their order sat there & talked with them about my college plans & their experience at
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May 9, 2015Out of the Weeds – A Pivots Perspective
The weeds. A funny way of saying “getting behind.” What’s not funny however is being ten tables deep with a lineup of chits piling up and a customer breathing fire down your neck because his pizza is taking 30 minutes. On a typical night, without warning, the kitchen can go from warm to broil in a matter of minutes. Think about this scenario for a moment. Friday night and it’s five o’clock. Servers, expediter and managers get a quick shift meeting to talk about what is going on that night. The kitchen is double stocking the cold tables and drawers, staff is ramping up for the service, prep is replacing everything we pulled from the fridges, and the Pivot is rolling up his sleeves and preparing for battle.
January 3, 201520 Things Your Server Wished You Knew
There are some things your restaurant server is not allowed to say to you at work. This list should help you to understand exactly what they are. 1. Your Seat Is Not Random. 2. Please Do Not Interrupt Me During My Introduction. 3. Tell Us If You Are In A Rush Before You Order, Not After You’re Billed.
November 30, 2014The World’s Worst Waiter
We have all had bad service from time to time, you simply can’t eat out regularly without running into a shitty server at some point, and I’m okay with that. What I’m not okay with however, is the absolute slob of a server I had a few nights ago. I have been a waiter for about