Tag Archives | Money

In Defense of Selling as a Server (Part One)

Search engine results are one of the most amusing parts of writing a blog.  I get to see what people are searching for that lands them on this page.  Almost every day someone lands on this page looking for sales techniques.  Upon closer examination I am seeing a trend of the phrasing of the searches.  […]

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The Rules of Serving: Rule Three

  Rule Three: Generic Servers Receive Generic Tips.   We all have seen it before.  The server who walks up to a table and lifelessly repeats the corporate approved script when greeting a table.  They seem as if they are only about three more repetitions from developing a facial tick from irritation.  No inflection or […]

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A Bit of Publicity and the Response

For those of you who missed it, this blog was written up in the local alternative weekly paper.  If you want to check out the story (or just find a really cheesy waiter pic of me), click here.  I do feel it necessary to point out that I am far more humble than the article […]

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Foodie Friday: Beef Made Easy (Part Two)

Note: If you missed the first part of this series that outlined steak cuts and the USDA grading system, you can find it by clicking here) I had a dream about cows last night.  I have consumed more information about cows and steaks in the last week than any man really should.  I also consumed […]

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Budgeting for Servers

No single topic addressed in this blog is more fundamental to being a successful server than budgeting.  This is the cause of a majority of issues servers have and the primary reason so many servers leave the business.  Nothing can make a shift harder than needing to make money.  Anxiety, stress, frustration, and most other […]

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