Monthly Archives: August 2009

What is Strange About This?

The host came up to me the other night and asked how many tables I had?

The Host Is Right

Last night I get a small , stupid section of 3 tables. One of the tables was already started by another waiter who was in earlier than I and that table was not mine until 2 hours after my start time. Therefore I really only had two tables to work with for the longest time. […]

I Get To Do This

A lot of people who wait on tables or tend bar start out doing it so they could get themselves through school or maybe as a second income just to make some money to pay off some debt or save up for a trip. Or like me they just get in cause it is easy […]


Last night I returned to work after a couple of days off and saw a waiter I hadn’t seen in over a week. I figured that he took a few days off or we were just working opposite shifts so I asked him what he was up to. He just returned from being suspended because […]

The Answers To This Morning’s Quiz

How did you do? Except for the last one they were all one word answers. 1. The fruit I was looking for that originated from a tropical tree in India is the Jackfruit. 2. If I was in France and preparing a jalousie I would be working in the Pastry Department. 3. To make that […]

Tuesday Quiz

Okay here it goes. The last one before school starts a week from today. Get ready. 1. What is the name of the fruit of a tropical tree which originated in India? It is oval in shape and studded with small protuberances and can weigh up to 30 kg. It can be blanched and then […]

Lousy Tippers and a Championship In Soccer

Suffice to say that recently I have been experiencing a lousy run of gratuities. I have been getting these groups that have been killing me. For example on Saturday I did 40 covers , tipped out $44 and walked out with $146. That is a lot of work for $146! Thank heavens my wife who […]