My General Manager once told me the story of the Caesar salad.Â Back in the time of Caesar, salt was incredibly scarce.Â Salty fish named anchovies were abundant though.Â So to create the salty taste in the dressing they used the anchovies.Â Even though we have plenty of salt today, we still use the anchovies […]
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Over the years I have worked at a few Italian restaurants.Â This has left me with two distinct traits.Â First, a burning desire to flee anytime I hear a Mario Lanza tune.Â Second, is a tremendous amount of random facts about pasta.Â During my short break between shifts, here are the translations for random noodle […]
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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.