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Weird Restaurant Stories 2/12/2011

In the past, we have had weeks that focused on criminals.  We have also had weeks where the police took center stage.  Today, the judges and lawyers have their spotlight.  This week’s stories feature follow-ups on some of the most interesting characters from past episodes.  I would not consider them conclusions to the stories, because […]

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Weird Restaurant Stories 11/13

As I perused this week’s restaurant stories, one thing became very clear.  It was an incredibly bad week for restaurant managers.  Several of this week’s stories contain the “manager’s behaving badly” meme.  There are also some great follow up stories that will sound familiar to long time readers of this column.  All of which have […]

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Awkward Moments

Over the last 15 years I have spent in the service industry, I have had to change my approach.  15 years ago, I was a gangly 6-foot tall 125-pound server with a voice somewhere in the Justin Bieber range.  I looked only slightly older than him.  A head of grey hair has made me change […]

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Why Not To Date Co-Workers

It is that time of year.  Love or at least heavy lust is in the air.   That means just one thing in the restaurant business.  It is too hot to sit on the patio.  Well that and co-workers are starting the annual mating ritual.  At the most recent count, there are six confirmed couples at […]

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The Card

Generally I try to focus on tips on how to be a better server, a better manager, or just my random musings on the industry when I sit down to write for this blog.  I made it a point when I started this blog to never become another server writing about how annoying his guests […]

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