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The Rules of Serving: Rule Ten

  Rule Ten: Pessimism is a self-fulfilling prophecy Every restaurant has at least one server who is chronically pessimistic.  They come in for every shift expecting the worse.  Even when they are proven wrong they find a reason to complain.  If the ceiling started raining hundred dollar bills, they would complain about having to pay […]

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Reasons to be Optimistic

Last night I had a long conversation with my girlfriend after work.  It had been a pretty disappointing shift to wrap up a pretty disappointing double to finish off a pretty disappointing weekend.  I had a call party not show up.  A 17 top I was supposed to split became a 6 top.  The 6 […]

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