A Murphy bed is probably something most of us are unfamiliar with by name.Â It is the name for a bed that folds down from the wall for sleeping and can be folded up into the wall after the occupant awakes.Â It was designed originally by the Murphy Bed Company.Â In 1989 an appellate court […]
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I have worked for a number of companies and managers over the years that repeated a similar mantra.Â â€œRunning hot food from the window is the top priority.â€Â This is often heard from the mouths of managers, kitchen staff, and expediters.Â It has been emphasized so often that it is often accepted as factual.Â While […]
Last night I had a long conversation with my girlfriend after work.Â It had been a pretty disappointing shift to wrap up a pretty disappointing double to finish off a pretty disappointing weekend.Â I had a call party not show up.Â A 17 top I was supposed to split became a 6 top.Â The 6 […]
(Note: in order to get the most out of this post you should read parts one and two.Â They create the foundation for this summary post and will be referenced frequently.) My friend Marcy has the innate ability to intimidate people.Â She is a beautiful 5â€™8â€ blonde attending law school.Â She is aware of having […]
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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.