Category restaurant waiter blog

When You Get Older

The one thing I notice as I get older is when you are young and you wait on tables you care a lot about what happens then when you have been doing it a long time it doesn’t matter so much because you have seen it all before.


I was listening to the radio the other day while driving to work and Rick Mercer was talking about his book. Now most Canadians know him as a comedian who has his own comedy show. Featured on his show is a rant. That is when he talks full out for a couple of minutes on […]

I Have New Year’s Eve Off

At work the schedules are posted thru till the first week in January so everyone can make plans. I took a look and I am off the 25th,26th,27th and work the 28th and 29th. Then I am off the 30th which I requested and the 1st because I figured I would be working the 31st. […]

Why Sometimes You Got to Call it a Night

Tonight I went into work and came straight back home. I was the closer and like the night before saw I was not going to get many tables. The other night I was frustrated and closed having only served 4 tables. Tonight I traded with someone and left without serving any tables. I start earlier […]

That’s 3 Saturdays in a Row

Three Saturdays in a row when I made over $200. The last table left me $30 which put me over the top. My sales were net $1460 and after tipping out $54 I walked out with $205. That is okay.

Stick to the Routine

The one thing I like about only getting one day off a week is you can build momentum. Momentum to make money. You get into a routine. When you are in a routine you don’t get sick or anything like that. When you get one day off then 2 days later get another your body […]

Everything is Different

I think the reason why I like waiting on tables is every day is different. Every table is different , person is different , requests are different , the challenge is different , it is busy or not , the co-workers change. I guess if you cannot travel at least at work every day is […]