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Mayan Customers

Everybody is talking about the end of the world.  According to the Mayan Calendar, that's going to be tomorrow, December 21st, 2012.  I am scheduled to work, but if the world is ending, and I'm going to have to serve people, things are going to go a bit differently.

For customers, it will be easy, simply go out and have a good time.  Listen to me when I am explaining the specials.  Don't change the menu to suit your preferences.  And be ready to order when you say that you are ready to order.  If that's too difficult, then I'll just do the ordering for you.  I'm sure you won't mind paying for some Cowboy Ribeyes, and shots of Johnny Walker Blue Label.

Manager won't micro-manage.  And better yet, managers will actually be visible on the floor because they are ON the floor.  Not hiding in the office, or sneaking off to meet their dealer at some bar down the street.  If you need to hide, just leave the keys to the place with me, I know how to throw a good…

You Got YelpED!!!

It seems as if some people never learn, and if they did, they would probably find something wrong with what they had learned and then they would "Yelp" about it.

This time around, it's Barry "No, it isn't short for Barack," C. from Los Angeles.  I didn't write that tagline, Barry did.  See for yourself on his Yelp profile, Barry is a Douche.  Like all aliens who write their Doctorate thesis on Yelp, Barry claims to know what it takes to give good service, and that he is the master of his domain.  Maybe in a "Seinfeldian" aspect, but not from a server aspect.

Here's what Barry had to say one evening while dining out at Rock Sugar...

"Took a prospective new customer here for a work dinner with high hopes. Unfortunately, this restaurant falls into the "Jack of All Trades Master of Nothing" bucket." Barry is apparently an expert on people who are masters.  And I'm weary of people who throw around the term, "master.…