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Restaurant Server Training For NOT Dummies

If we are going to be honest, we have to admit that most restaurant server training manuals do not adequately prepare servers to create highly satisfied guests and make above average tips.  In fact, most server training manuals leave waiters and waitresses frustrated and demoralized.  Corporations spend absurd amounts of money training servers on sales […]

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Skill Focus: Don’t Be “The Server”

Several years ago, when I was starting my previous serving job, I had a moment of server panic.  My new restaurant had just been voted the best restaurant in town.  It was busy most every night.  My sales were significantly higher than at my previous job.  The problem was that my tips were virtually the […]

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Extras and Upcharges

I received a message the other day from a friend and reader of the blog who is not in the business. She recounted going out to eat and asking for a few extras. When the bill came it was filled with minor charges for each of the items she requested. Her concern was not that […]

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