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nimue nimue 7 years
I am currently working as a hostess until i finish my degree at the end of this year. I've also worked as a waitress before. It definitely taught me great respect for those that work full time in the service and hospitality industry. Long hours and lots of people to please!
justanerd1975 justanerd1975 8 years
awww shoneyjoe, I have a whole different respect for you now!!
justanerd1975 justanerd1975 8 years
awww shoneyjoe, I have a whole different respect for you now!!
hippiecowgirl hippiecowgirl 8 years
I've never worked in any job that involved food. My friends made good money in HS as servers, but I was always afraid I'd dump a tray of food in someone's lap.
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 8 years
I've never worked at a restaurant but one day I'd like to co-own one.
Leene Leene 8 years
I'm working now in a restaurant/cafe as a waitress. I woke up at 4 this morning. I'm so tired.It's fun - most of the time. When there is a traffic-time it' s horrible. I have one month behind and I haven't said dirty word front of a customer. But that's been very close! I'm joining those who say that everyone should try a job in a service-industry. People would start to see themselves differently as customers when they see the other side also.
Leene Leene 8 years
I'm working now in a restaurant/cafe as a waitress. I woke up at 4 this morning. I'm so tired. It's fun - most of the time. When there is a traffic-time it' s horrible. I have one month behind and I haven't said dirty word front of a customer. But that's been very close! I'm joining those who say that everyone should try a job in a service-industry. People would start to see themselves differently as customers when they see the other side also.
MartiniLush MartiniLush 8 years
I was a waitress for all of one week - and I was probably the WORST waitress EVER! I have never been back in the restaurant industry, but I can tell you - I tip big when I go out!
chibarosa chibarosa 8 years
Server at several establishments, ranging from dives to fine dining; line cook, prep cook, salad line, deli prep, and cashier. Long hours at low pay. Now I have a nice career behind a desk.
chibarosa chibarosa 8 years
Server at several establishments, ranging from dives to fine dining; line cook, prep cook, salad line, deli prep, and cashier.Long hours at low pay. Now I have a nice career behind a desk.
Ana_belle03 Ana_belle03 8 years
Server It was not fun
Ana_belle03 Ana_belle03 8 years
Server It was not fun
nikks nikks 8 years
I always wanted to work at a Restaurant, but my friend currently works at Red Lobster and he told me that I would probably hate it because so many people waste food. LOL! I never realized that, but damn I hate people who waste food and dont bother to take it to-go! UGGGHH.
ajennilynrushhh ajennilynrushhh 8 years
nope, never had. i kinda want to and kinda don't.
puddlesworth puddlesworth 8 years
yes and I hated it
puddlesworth puddlesworth 8 years
yes and I hated it
murdock99tx murdock99tx 8 years
DAIRY QUEEN: Cook / ice cream / cashier / everything. LOVED it!!! (high school) It was fun. I loved making the ice cream perfect & beautiful just like the ads. AND at the right weight. I know. I was a nerd, and I still am. LOLBENNIGANS: waitress. Did not enjoy!
murdock99tx murdock99tx 8 years
DAIRY QUEEN: Cook / ice cream / cashier / everything. LOVED it!!! (high school) It was fun. I loved making the ice cream perfect & beautiful just like the ads. AND at the right weight. I know. I was a nerd, and I still am. LOL BENNIGANS: waitress. Did not enjoy!
theplaiddress theplaiddress 8 years
I sold concessions at a movie theatre. I don't think running the popcorn machine really counts.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
Regular waitress, cocktail waitress.
lily_xx lily_xx 8 years
...as a waitress/hostess, and it was the most miserable job I've ever had. Never again!
rickimc rickimc 8 years
In high school, I worked at a country club. I started as an assistant server (busser) and then moved up to banquet server.
sarabel sarabel 8 years
hostess with the mostess!
sarabel sarabel 8 years
hostess with the mostess!
Rancher'sGirl Rancher'sGirl 8 years
bartender at a beer bar...also did many shifts as assistant manager...sooo glad I don't work there anymore. Due to company policy, we were not allowed to accept tips when we were serving on the bar...that really stunk big time! I definitely treat servers and all such with respect and courtesy, and I try to overtip when I can. I know what it's like to try to survive on small paychecks.
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