In the time that I have been writing this blog, I have provided a large number of tips on sales and describing food.Â Each of the individual posts provides tools and guidelines to help you sell the food most likely to create happy and returning guests.Â Used individually these techniques can help you increase the […]
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Bringing It All Together
By David Hayden on February 22, 2011 in Best of Tips Squared, Mechanics of Serving, Skills
The Unemployed Martyr
By David Hayden on January 24, 2011 in Issues, Server Point of View
I wrote the following a while back as part of a much bigger project. Â After yielding to the advice of everyone who read it, it ended up on the cutting room floor. Â I picked it up off the floor and decided to share it here. Â This is something most servers struggle with at some point. […]
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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.