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This will be relevant by the end of the post. â€œSubtlety is the art of saying what you think and getting out of the way before it is understood.â€ â€“Anonymous We as a society have really lost the power of subtlety.Â It could be because we have lost the patience to unravel it.Â We receive […]
I am still incredibly grateful for my recent guest post on tipping.Â It inspired my response that discussed the economics of tipping.Â It also raised a few other interesting points that I am now learning are common misconceptions about restaurants.Â For people who have never worked in a restaurant, these misconceptions can easily be mistaken […]
I still occasionally get the guest who will say, â€œI can buy this wine for half this price at the store.â€Â Which is true, but it doesnâ€™t come with a staff to serve it and a crew of chefs ready to cook you an incredible meal from a fully stocked kitchen.Â I wonder if the […]
If you missed the quiz portion, go back and check it out.Â If you are coming from the quiz, welcome.Â Please pass your tests to the left to grade.Â We are working on the honor system here folks.Â No cheating. Read the full post at Restaurant Laughs
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David Hayden was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. He took his first serving job in 1996. Since that time, he has worked for over a dozen different restaurant companies. He has held both hourly and salaried positions at independent and corporate restaurants. He has waited on over 100,000 guests and trained hundreds of servers. He has been named "Best Server in Kansas City" the last three years by the local weekly paper.