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14 Things Every Diner Who's Never Worked In The Restaurant Industry Should Know

Working in a restaurant is no easy feat. Don't be that jerk customer with zero empathy or manners.

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Life In The Restaurant INdustry

Most people who go out to eat and have never worked at a restaurant don't realize: from the front to the back of house, it's very hard work. It's not just the physical aspect (cooking in a hot kitchen, long hours on your feet all day/night, carrying hot plates and heavy trays, cleaning dirty tables) but also the mental effort that goes into it (remembering orders, timing meals correctly, keeping track of tables, separating checks, dealing with rude diners, etc.). If you've never worked in the restaurant industry, here are 14 things you should know, to avoid making the staffs' jobs harder than they already are. 


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