In my continuing attempt to find a good Monday feature, I have decided to share some of the more fun or interesting things I have read over the last week. I’m not really putting a minimum number of in because I don’t want to ever post filler. These are just random restaurant related articles that […]
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One of the biggest mysteries for newer servers is the world of cocktails. Most of us started out with a base knowledge of what jungle juice, Milwaukee’s Best, and Boone’s Farm taste like. The upper end cocktails and liquors however remain a mystery. For liquor questions I usually refer people to Teleburst’s blog. I wanted […]
If you are taking the time to read this blog, a word of introduction may be in order. I took my first job waiting tables in 1995. In the years since I have worked for 13 different ????! restaurant companies selling nearly every type of food in nearly every type of setting. I have been […]
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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.