February 3, 2015 by Diniquette
A colleague of mine sent me this article from the Huffington Post about the annoying things that servers do in restaurants……..http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/24/most-annoying-waiters-restaurants_n_2545221.html?utm_hp_ref=email_share
I thought it would be wise to have an actual restaurant professional, of 20+ years, respond…..
1. If the worst thing that happened to you today is that a fellow human being introduced themselves to you, then I’d consider myself very lucky.
2. Touching: I totally agree with this, but remember: it goes both ways. You don’t want the server touching you then make sure you don’t touch the server. It’s too much intimacy and I agree with this 100%.
3. “telling you that everything on the menu is amazing”. Ok, here’s the deal with that: sometimes the server HAS to say that, especially if you are in a Chef driven restaurant. I have worked for many Chef’s that don’t want us to have any “favorites” on the menu…
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