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katy in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 46 months ago

best places to serve in nyc - 1 Reply

I am planning on moving to nyc in august 2010. i currently live in fl and have about 6 years serving experience. where are some of the best...

Ryan in Kenner, Louisiana

Claiming Tip Jars

I was recently reading an interesting article about tip jars, which makes me wonder is, by law, do you have to claim the tips you take home that are...

ej in Brooklyn, New York

Servers getting paid for training!

I've been in the industry for over 20 years & just moved back to nyc. I have never not been paid to train even if it's a lousy free meal off the...

May in Madison, Wisconsin

Updated 48 months ago

is it legal for the restaurant to ask the server to pay half of an unpaid meal? - 3 Replies

Recently had a table leave without paying. Don't think it was intentional, but this sometimes happens, at all restaurants. Is it legal for the...

Geof

Updated 49 months ago

I've been a server for 22 yrs. in casual dining. How do I move up to fine dining - 2 Replies

I have worked in casual dining restaurants for 22 years. I would like to get into fine dining serving. Am I to old? I'm 40. Do they like to hire...

Geof

Updated 49 months ago

Best month to look for waitressing jobs? - 1 Reply

I'm moving to Vancouver some time this summer and will be looking at waitressing jobs. Do you think it would be better to go at the end of July or...

Geof

Updated 49 months ago

server tips per hour - 5 Replies

Did you know that ok is the lowest paying in server hrly wages? We have stayed at 2.14 for about 15 yrs that sucks. There has got to be something we...

jaqueline in Lenexa, Kansas

Reporting Waitress/Waiters Tip

I have a daughter who is a waitress. She's worked for the same company now for over 4 years. Recently they changed ownership and changed payroll...

newbie in Calgary, Alberta

Updated 50 months ago

where can u make the most $ as a waitress? PHX AZ - 3 Replies

In phoenix Az do waitresses make more money workig at a place like Hooters & Tilted Kilt or working at a sports bar like padre murphys or Santisi...

Sarahhhreaa in Frederick, Maryland

Updated 50 months ago

I want to get a waitressing job BUT - 3 Replies

My anxiety and nervousness ruins my chances of getting one besides although I can speak English very good it is my second language..I'm somewhat...

Timothy in Seattle, Washington

Updated 51 months ago

how to become/encourage someone to become a successfull waiter/waitress - 3 Replies

Im missing so many things with my waiters at my lodge.Things like good commucation skills around guest,smiles,commitment and the willingness to go an...

Timothy in Seattle, Washington

Updated 51 months ago

WAITRESS - 3 Replies

I HATE FOOD SERVICE I WANT A CHANGE.

Timothy in Seattle, Washington

Updated 51 months ago

waitressing - fine dining - 3 Replies

I was hired and told 13.00 per hour. The 18 percent gratuity is added to the bill but I don't receive it. Is this a normal practice?

Jim in Duluth, Minnesota

Updated 52 months ago

Careers - 1 Reply

Why isnt waitering/bartending seen as a serious career option, if your a waiter/bartender your seen to be on your way to somthing else (an actor,...

wqert in Elk City, Oklahoma

Updated 52 months ago

Does this type of thing happen to everyone starting out? -- Costumers leaving : ( - 4 Replies

Okay, I'm pretty new to waitressing (less than a year) and I usually get a pretty small (and slow) section on the weekends, because my manager knows...

Mary inTampa in Tampa, Florida

Updated 54 months ago

$100,000 for a waitress is Freeport, IL?!?!?! - 2 Replies

I just have to say that i typed in waitress in my zip code in the indicator on the home page and it said that a waitress in freeport, il could make...

rmdyjoe in Conroe, Texas

Updated 54 months ago

How Much is he making? - 2 Replies

Hi folks, interesting site, and hope you can trust me. I dont' want to get too personal but if I may say so, I would like to guess at what my son...

kema00032 in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Updated 55 months ago

subjucts you take for the job - 1 Reply

guys, i really wanted to be a waiter, but what are some of the subjects you take for such a career?

marryhi in Bay City, Michigan

Updated 58 months ago

THE HONOR SYSTEM! - 1 Reply

THE HONOR SYSTEM! Lets work together!! LETS MAKE A LOT OF MONEY TOGETHER!!! ITS EASY IF YOU FOLLOW THE RULES AND ARE HONEST. THIS SYSTEM IS ALL...

Shirley Barandiaran in Exeter, New Hampshire

Updated 58 months ago

waitressing and knowing how to treat customers - 1 Reply

Hello,I have done waitressing,prep-cook,frylator and I enjoy the food/beverage buisness.I first waitressed at a place that used to be called...

Cassidy in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Opalescence paints

Give please. I really enjoyed it. You have done a great job. Help me! Looking for sites on: Opalescence pf directions, necessary forces of...

Geo in Bronx, New York

Updated 59 months ago

CRAZY CUSTOMERS - 1 Reply

Being a waitress for many years, I sometimes think I have seen and heard it all. I would love to hear some of the experiences other waiters and...

desiree in Detroit, Michigan

salary

How much money does a waitress or waiter average a year in lasvegas working at restaurants in the casino's?

Looking for Waitresses in Spokane, Washington

Updated 60 months ago

Wanting waitress' stories for a book - 2 Replies

We are currently writing a book and are looking for your experiences. There is no pay for this, but you will recieve your name in the book when it...

Sara in Aurora, Colorado

Trying to find server job, what to expect

So, I was a host at TGI Fridays for 9 months. I took some time off, and now that I'm 18, I'm looking to get a job as a server. I want to work...

lorna in Reading, United Kingdom

job roles

im a college student ive started a catering course and i just cant find any thing on the internet.... i was wondering if any one could tell me what...

vlsred@ sbcglobal.net in Dallas, Texas

waitress job

i have been doing this work for along time.i am capable of handling any job in that field. cashier,openening,closing,hostess,and running shifts....

Archer in Astoria, New York

Hoorah! Someone is looking out for us!

I found a site where there is database for starting a restaurant job search. You can search restaurants by the tips the waiters make! ...

Bfinkish in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Serving/Waiting tables at Disney world

I would like to know if anyone knew any information on this. I love serving food and getting tips. Does anyone know how hard it is to get a job as a...

Sam in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Article on Tipping

Hi guys. My name is Sam Watson. I'm writing a magazine article on the art of tipping. I want it to be about the little things, or the unique things...

cherry in London, United Kingdom

Updated 64 months ago

What are the best waiter/waitress qualifications and training to get ahead? - 2 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a waiter/waitress? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

me in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 68 months ago

pen clips breaking - 1 Reply

I'm taking a survey for my engineering design and development class. I'm trying to find out if it really is a problem that pen clips on pens break...

Becky in Greer, South Carolina

Updated 68 months ago

What do you enjoy most about your waiter/waitress career? - 9 Replies

What do you enjoy most about being a waiter/waitress? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...

Michelle Jimenez in Los Angeles, California

Updated 68 months ago

Are waiter/waitress job opportunities growing or declining? - 3 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most waiter/waitress...

John in Starkville, Mississippi

Updated 68 months ago

What are the best ways to get bigger tips no matter how slow the night is? - 1 Reply

Have you found any techniques to consistently get larger tips from your tables? The local restaurant I work at has the usual seasonal...

John in Starkville, Mississippi

Updated 68 months ago

What are typical waiter/waitress salaries? - 4 Replies

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...

waitress in Sellersville, Pennsylvania

Updated 71 months ago

Tax Free Tips! - 1 Reply

Ron Paul wants to make your tips tax free! Visit http://www.notaxontips.com/ to sign the petition in support of this legislation. Congressman...

humble bumble

Updated 72 months ago

fine dining server assistant - 2 Replies

Hello there, I have a Question. I'm experienced server but in casual dining restaurants, resently got a job in fine dining place, but as a server...

Rose in Sammamish, Washington

Updated 72 months ago

Getting a waiter/waitress job. - 2 Replies

How did you get your start doing waiter/waitress work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...

rman in East Saint Louis, Illinois

Updated 75 months ago

New to Waitressing - 2 Replies

Hey, I'm just curious as to how much money I can expect to make from waitressing. I live on my own and I'm a little nervous that I won't be making...

Crystal in Fort Myers Beach, Florida

Interesting Diner Viewpoint, Open for Discussion! Please respond, we need your opinions!

Hi everyone, I am a restaurant worker, a server to be exact. I recently quoted www.waiterrant.net on my myspace blog, www.myspace.com/crystallinev...

bcd in Raleigh, North Carolina

Updated 76 months ago

host - 1 Reply

is it a hard hard job being a waitress

Sybil Presley in Mobile, Alabama

"Be Kind To Food Servers " month

I have started an annual "Be Kind To Food Server's" month which began January 1,2008.I am asking restaurant owners, merchants and businesses to...

Kim in Saginaw, Michigan

Tax Free Tips

Introducing the TAX FREE TIPS Act. Here’s U.S. Rep. Ron Paul’s Speech to Congress on September 25, 2007: “Madam Speaker, I rise to help...

Talise in Alpharetta, Georgia

Industry Standard

What's the industry standard in GA?

Sybil Presley in Cordova, Tennessee

"Be Kind To Food Servers"Month

I am a waitress and I have started a campaign to have an annual "Be Kind To Food Servers" Month that will be celebrated every January.To sign my...

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