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Restaurant Customers Should Be Forced to Work in the Service Industry
That's really great that you've toured the gustatory delights of Rome, but this is my restaurant and I'm going to serve food my way. And yelling at me isn't helping anything, either.
How to Break Up a Fight in a Restaurant Kitchen
The tension between them slowly built up day after day. Working alongside them was the equivalent of living in the ‘hood when two rival gangs were at war, you could almost cut the tension in the kitchen with a knife.
My Restaurant Has Paid Human Smugglers to Bring Mexicans Over the Border
I have over 20 Mexican employees. And the real truth is that I don’t know which are legal and which aren’t. I truly don’t care. They’re loyal to me and I’m loyal to them.
The Russian Mob Funded My Parents' Restaurant
When this guy's $300 check came, he refused to pay it and instead took out his pocket knife and stabbed the check in the middle of the bar.
This Is What Undocumented Restaurant Workers Think About Donald Trump
"His hurtful words have only motivated me to work harder than I have ever before. I know that my work is valuable. My boss knows this, and I know this."
How to Deal with Drug Abuse in the Kitchen
It was all over when I discovered a modified smoking vessel with some non-marijuana debris still in it deeply stashed in the restroom.
Getting Paid Fairly as a Chef Is Near-Impossible
There are a lot of weird situations in the service industry where you’re taken advantage of.
Just Stop Trying to Hit on Your Bartender
As a woman, there is no way around the ugly truth that comes with the objectification of us while making you drinks: it sucks. Though, It should not be accepted.
Drunk Cooks Nearly Destroyed My Restaurant
I understand the natural sense of camaraderie that arises from this environment, and the need to drink after a long day of work, but it is getting out of hand.
Running a Restaurant with My Husband Saved Our Marriage
Running the restaurant together has had a huge effect on our relationship. I think it’s actually made us stronger.
I Once Got a Blowjob While Working the Line
When your paycheck depends on you being on your feet for 14 hours a day, you work really hard. Consequently, you also play really hard.
Being a Chef Made Me a Sex Addict
Before I started working in kitchens, I was a bookish design student. But the long, demanding hours on the line kept me from regular romantic relationships and I became someone who craved nothing but hot, quick, sweaty sex at the end of service.