Monthly Archives: February 2010

March Is A Pivotal Month

March for me has been the month to get things set up for the summer. So it is work for me this month beginning with picking up two shifts on Tuesday and Wednesday so I am on 6 in a row. It has been slow some nights during February due to the enthusiastic viewing of […]

When Upselling This Word Works For Me

I have noticed lately that my check average is about $10 higher in the last month or so which I guess you could say has helped me make okay money when compared to others whom I work with. Especially in these slow times we are experiencing. One thing I am really focusing on is selling […]

You’ve Got Some Nerve!

So these two guys walk in and take their table of two. They ask me for two big 9oz glasses of wine so I go get it. I come back with them and they say would it be possible to get a bottle. Well yes Mr. Arshole sure you can. I get them a bottle. […]

The Answers To Yesterday’s Quiz

How did you do? Thanks for trying to get these answers right. 1. Arbois is the secondary grape you may find in a Vouvray. 2. Proper etiquette says that you should sip your soup from the side of the spoon so as to prevent slurping. Quiet please…. 3. The syllabub dessert first made it’s appearance […]

The First Quiz Of The Year

I am returning the quiz.. Believe it or not it didn’t attract many visits so depending on how this one turns out I may do it again periodically. 1. Vouvray is a white wine from the Loire Valley near the city of Tours in France. The primary grape is Chenin Blanc but what is the […]

Canada vs Russia Tonight

Monday the night I was called off some waiters walked out with $17. That’s how dead it was. Last night it was almost as dead with some people walking out with $40 in their pocket. I think I was the high roller of the night and I only left $71 richer. Now with tonight’s Russia […]

Don’t Talk During This Moment

When the guest is settling the bill it is important not to talk. If you talk while the person is signing the credit card slip or putting their pin number in the debit machine you could actually blow the tip amount the guest might have left. You may say something that could lead them to […]