Server Karma

As I’m on the way to work this morning I am thinking about my server karma I am owed today. Yesterday we went out to lunch at the famous and delicious Fenton’s Creamery in Oakland. (Highly recommend if you are in area) Its ran like a diner, quick service, I’m sure their clientele isn’t amazing,…

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White Wine Surprise

Today I had a customer order a very picky and specific pasta dish. He wanted this not that, that not this, etc. After telling me all the ingredients that he wanted he specified that he wanted white wine sauce. As I brought out the dish I remembered that our white wine sauce has tomatoes in…

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Coffee Anyone?

One night I had a table of two middle aged guys. Well, for about 40 minutes it was one guy waiting around for the other one. He decides that he is going to order because his friend is really late. So he finishes his food and as I am taking his plate his friend shows…

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Just Let The Man Eat!

During a really crazy rush I get sat with a party of 2. They are super nice and polite. Everything is going wrong in the restaurant. Tickets are not printing, things are getting mixed up, computers are down, no busser, it is a nightmare. Anyway, this nice couple patiently waits for there dinner, 2 lasagnas,…

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Virgin Olives

During a rush I am sat with a party of three older folks (surprising I know). They are all very nice and I take their drink order. I come back to the table to find them in the middle of a discussion. “Lets ask him,” I hear the old gentleman say as I am approaching.…

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Do You Take Cream With That?

It is another crazy night at the restaurant and I am sat with a middle aged couple. They are very nice and require very little attention, my favorite. The lady orders a coke and the man asks for a coffee with cream. I return with their drinks and begin taking the order. While the lady…

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Bleach…

After my first job as a bus boy in a lobster restaurant, I had thought that I had been though the worst a bus boy could. Well, I was wrong! I was working at well known chain restaurant and A man barfed after he forgot how to eat his hamburger. He ran to the bathroom…

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Mommy’s Birthday!

It is a busy Friday night and I get sat with a really nice family. A very young brother and sister, and the parents. They are all very polite and I tell them I will get them started with some drinks. The mother looks at me and says very calmly, “I will have an iced…

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Deaf Customer

This is a great story about a stupid customer… myself. My boyfriend took me to a local burger type restaurant that I have never eaten at before. The waitress came up and took our orders and proceeded to ask if I would like soup or salad. My response to this question… yes. The waitress simply…

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Counterfeit Cash

One night I had a group of foreigners who were actually really cool. Through the whole meal they were really polite and nice to me. As they paid the check they even asked me about the tipping standards in the U.S. because they were unfamiliar and wanted to make sure I was compensated properly. They…

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