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Yuck...I'm being waited on by a sick server!

Beach Chick
by Beach Chick 10 years ago

I just refused service from a server who was sneezing and her nose was running and she was taking her arm to catch the drip..so frigging gross. Isn't there a law against serving food to the public...

La Taqueria to pay $500,000 in labor settlement

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

" . . . The five former employees alleged, among other claims, that they had been forced to work 10-hour days without overtime pay, and were denied sick leave. Their accusations led to an investiga...

Restaurant owners backtracking

Gastronomos
by Gastronomos 1 year ago

This is one side of a story found on the interwebz: "I would like to address the post about Jamis Kitchen and the Fishermans Platter that was served under par Thursday evening . I appreciate any...

How much do bussers/runners make in a fine dining restaurant?

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by santaclaws 3 years ago

I'm a server at a casual dining restaurant and make about $100-$150 a night on average. I'm considering a job running food or bussing at a Del Frisco and was wondering if anyone knew how much they ...

No Piece of the Pie by Food Chain Workers Alliance

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"... According to the report, food is now the largest employment sector in the United States, after growing 13 percent from 2010 to 2016. While the number of food sector jobs has increased signi...

Professional waiter/waitress- a dying breed?

TheTrout
by TheTrout 11 years ago

My wife and I had a great anniversary dinner last Friday evening at Sage. The food, as expected, was excellent. We chose Sage because we've been fans of the restaurant since Anthony was cooking in ...

How do you feel about waiters clearing dirty dishes and then serving food without washing their hands in between?

johnb
by johnb 4 years ago

Seems to me that's asking for transmission of germs. In some restaurants different people do these jobs, but I'm sure not in all. Are there any laws directed at this? I can't say for sure this is...

Can I get a job as a wait staff person? What do I need to know?

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by genoO 4 years ago

With the never ending posts about tipping and food servers, there are some questions that come to my mind. In all service industry jobs there is a training period and skills that need to be deve...

What are some of the more irritating and/or interesting questions diners ask servers about wine?

Capone
by Capone 4 years ago

Looking for hopefully answers from servers or former servers on questions about wine that stand out because of the frequency with which they were asked or because they were unusual or interesting i...

Skimpy Pours?

opinionatedchef
by opinionatedchef 4 years ago

I am not a very experienced drinker, but years ago, I discovered Cosmos, which I really love, mostly because I am MAJOR into fresh citrus and not sugar; I often order Asian influenced foods and I d...

Is tipping in cash better for the server?

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by piwakawaka 7 years ago

My father (from NZ where tipping is *NOT* the norm) is insistent on leaving the tip in cash when on holiday in N Am so that it can't be pocketed by management (he usually pays by credit card). But ...

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