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A World Without Tips

I am still incredibly grateful for my recent guest post on tipping.  It inspired my response that discussed the economics of tipping.  It also raised a few other interesting points that I am now learning are common misconceptions about restaurants.  For people who have never worked in a restaurant, these misconceptions can easily be mistaken […]

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10 Reasons Why Serving Is Not Like Your Job

After 15 years in the restaurant industry, I can still be surprised at how little some people know about how the industry works.  Restaurants operate in a manner far different than most businesses in the United States.  While most Americans are familiar with restaurants from dining out, very few are aware of the working conditions […]

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Fighting For The Server Wage

A brief disclaimer: This is not a political blog.  I am not looking to get into politics with it.  I will only enter the political realm when it is specifically relevant to servers.   This is one of those cases. Tom Emmer is a State Representative in Minnesota and the presumable Republican Nominee for Governor.  In […]

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