Server Skills and Advice

Should Restaurant Servers Post Credit Card Receipts? Tips For Improving Your TipsTips For Improving Your Tips
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With the rise of social media, it is becoming more common to read stories of servers posting the credit card receipts of guests to show the size of the tip

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Remembering Labor on Labor Day
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Happy Labor Day to everyone at home to read this because they are not busy laboring.  I had a brief break between shifts on my double and wanted to post a

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How To Make A Better Arnold Palmer | Tips For Improving Your TipsTips For Improving Your Tips
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One of the first posts on this blog explained my fascination with cherry limeades that pre-dates my Arnold Palmer affection.  I wrote of the benefits of pitc

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Selling, Upselling, and Integrity | Tips For Improving Your TipsTips For Improving Your Tips
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I sat down today to write about rule five.  As I did so I realized that a preface was in order.  This morning I sat on my patio drinking coffee and reviewing

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Learning a menu | How To Be A Good Server Blog
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Learning a menu in a new restaurant you’re working at can take some time. These procedures I follow when learning a menu makes it a lot faster.

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This National Waiters and Waitress Day Know Your Rights
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Labor law violations are rampant in the restaurant business and cash is one of the main reasons. Where there is cash, games are played; and small restaurants are still largely cash businesses. Workers across the country, however, are doing something about their rights.

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The Mistake and The Letter | Tips For Improving Your Tips
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It was a pretty average second half of a double.  Our bar was hopping with happy hour customers.  I had just finished polishing my station and poured myself a

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How To Carry Three Glasses In One Hand | Tips For Improving Your TipsTips For Improving Your Tips
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One of the first serving tricks that most servers learn is how to carry two glasses in one hand.  This is a basic skill of serving and will save many unnec

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Building and Maintaining Rapport | Tips For Improving Your TipsTips For Improving Your Tips
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This morning I woke up a little more groggy than normal.  As I was making my morning spin around the internets, I ran across a post from our friend the onl

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