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Sweetbitter, Stephanie Danler

Long and late hours. Days at a time without seeing sunlight except through a window. Becoming comfortable with the reality of the restaurant industry, which means that, no matter what your life goals are, you accept that the world is built to work against you. 623 more words

Book Review

Neighbourhood Eats: Fresh Burger brings simple to Richmond Hill, Vaughan

Richmond Hill Liberal

Five years ago, Jacques Kavafian left a 30-year career in finance and opened a burger restaurant. Read more…

Tip #21 on Being a Good Bar Customer

Wow you guys. I haven’t written one of these since this one back in August of 2016, and that one included positive reinforcement. I know they were a popular part of my blog, but… 820 more words

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On Your Plate

I don’t think about the customer when I’m cooking. Well, peripherally, but not in any personal sense. I am acutely aware that someone is going to eat this dish, that someone is going to put this in their body, that someone has spent time and money on the plate I am employed to prepare. 332 more words


Dressing the female server

Clearly restaurant uniforms and costumes serve a variety of practical purposes, especially if they are comfortable, easy to move in, and well supplied with pockets. They mark their wearers as restaurant staff rather than patrons. 1,016 more words


A Note to Employers without Restaurant Experience

Allow me to apologize in advance if you have had terrible experiences with servers, bartenders, or inept managers. Your food has no doubt at one time or another arrived cold, oversalted, untimely, bland, or even unedible. 533 more words

Tomatoes in the Wintertime

At my restaurant, we don’t serve fresh tomatoes right now. It’s January. The only tomatoes we would be able to find would be pale, waxy imitations of those harvested in August. 744 more words