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 […]
Rule One:Â If you worry about the guest, the money will take care of itself. Â Rule Two:Â If you worry about the money, the guests will not take care of themselves. Â Rules one and two are corollaries of the same basic principle.Â Your focus as a server must be on the guest and […]
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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.