10 Things I Don’t Want to Hear My Server Say

Let's just get this straight: I was the worst server ever. On my second day as a waitress, I dropped chicken fingers on the floor of the Quito pub I worked in, and under the judging eye of both chef and co-worker, I picked them up and served them. As a pizza server in northern Mexico, I probably ate more cheese than ever made it onto one of the pies I was preparing. This is why I work on the marketing side of the food world. So I understand that serving is not an easy gig. But it doesn't seem so hard to remember not to ask, "Sir, did you forget to take your shower today?" (True story: this was … [Read more...]