This morning I woke up a little more groggy than normal.Â As I was making my morning spin around the internets, I ran across a post from our friend the only slightly cranky waitress about rapport.Â It seems her company has taken this up as a replacement for â€œhospitalityâ€ as their new Beetlejuice word.Â I […]
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One of the most difficult situations any server faces is the hostile guest.Â I call them hostile, because they are angry with you long before you have even greeted them.Â Some people just bring all the hostility of their day in to a restaurant and dump it on their server.Â From the moment you greet […]
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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.