Rule Five: Always recommend what is in the guestâ€™s best interest, not yours. Â Â (Note: There are many hyperlinks today that will send you to posts were I have previously addressed specifically issues that I address in this post.) This is the second time in two days I have sat down to write this […]
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I sat down today to write about rule five.Â As I did so I realized that a preface was in order.Â This morning I sat on my patio drinking coffee and reviewing the outline that I have scribbled on a legal pad. I began thinking about why this post was even necessary.Â It should be […]
Selling is a complex topic.Â In the first part of this series, I discussed how most managers and corporations fail to encourage servers to sell in the right way. The second part dealt with the fact that we are all salespeople and in fact selling is part of hospitality.Â If you havenâ€™t read part two […]
Search engine results are one of the most amusing parts of writing a blog.Â I get to see what people are searching for that lands them on this page.Â Almost every day someone lands on this page looking for sales techniques.Â Upon closer examination I am seeing a trend of the phrasing of the searches.Â […]
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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.