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Always present a calm cheerful attitude (Never allow allow rush's to frazzle you)
Always come to work in a clean, wrinkle free, uniform
Learn your menu inside and out (even kick back with the cooks/chef's during break times)
Make sure that every meal that you serve is exactly as ordered or expected.(see above)
Never, EVER, fill a drink on the table. Either bring a fresh one or remove the cup from the table before pouring.
Never just stand around on the 'floor'. Believe me, there is ALWAYS something that needs to be done. ;)
Always 'flirt' with your guests.(I didnt say hit-on or date :P)
Always remember, your guest is the reason for your job in the first place. Your job is to make them feel welcome.
A. If you have a cell phone, leave it somewhere else...texting like the servers @ Ruby Tuesdays do, is rude.
B. Don't smell like an ashtray. If you cannot go a few hours without running to the dumpster to smoke, find a different place to work.
C. Socialize with your co-workers AFTER your shift, not during.
D. Don't walk by my table that is not assigned to your section, and leave my finished plates for MY server to bus, when I can see your not busy....ie texting at end of bar.