How to Create a Profile for the Service Industry that Gets Results (Guest post)

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(This guest post comes from the people over at Shiftgig. Some great advice about online profiles, enjoy) Trying to craft the perfect resume has always been one of the most frustrating steps in the job search. From font and format to using “active” verbs, there’s a lot that goes into that single sheet of paper. So […]

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The guest isn’t always right

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Now before I upset anyone out there with the title of this blog post, just read on and hear me out. From time to time there is going to be differences in opinions, from how a steak is cooked, the taste of a drink, the temperature, the lighting and a whole array of other things […]

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Shoes For Crews review

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I was recently contacted by the popular blogger The Bitchy Waiter. He told me that he was asked by the people at Shoes For Crews if he could recommend a blogger to do a review for them, and he thought of me (I feel so honored :)). Having owned a few pairs in the past I was […]

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Learning a menu

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When someone who has served before starts work in a new restaurant, the skills that server learned can be carried over from one place to another (most of them at least), but something that has to be learned from scratch are the menu’s. The last 4 restaurants I have worked in, before I applied for […]

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Resume Writing Tips and Advice (Guest post)

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This guest post comes from Bekah over at waitressresume.net. From time to time it’s good to freshen up your resume, and if you’re looking to rewrite or create a resume, then head on over and check out the tips and advice there before you do. You have the option of choosing from many different resume layouts […]

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Server or manager?

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It takes a certain kind of person to be a good restaurant manager, so is it for you? Over the last few months I’ve had a bunch of messages sent to me through the Facebook page and my email asking about restaurant management, so I thought I’d write this post to give my input on […]

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7 varieties of red wine

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So I have already covered white wines in the last post “7 varieties of white wine” and now it’s time for the reds. I drink more red wine than white wine (wow that sounds like something an alcoholic would say) so when it comes to talking about red wine, I have a lot more to […]

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7 varieties of white wine

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As a continuation of the last blog post I wrote on wine, I’m going to list 7 of the more common varieties of white wine and some characteristics that go along with them. This will give you a better idea of knowing what a guest of yours would like, just by having a general idea […]

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How wine is made

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This post on how wine is made is not going to get into the extreme specifics from beginning to end, with complex images and scientific explanations. Instead I’m sticking to the basics which will give you a better understanding of how wine goes from vine to bottle (unless you already know how wine is born) […]

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Getting along with everyone

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Harmony in a restaurant is an under-estimated key to the success for both staff and owner of the establishment. It is an important element to have a good relationship with your guests when serving them, but it’s just as important to have good relationships with your work colleagues. I have talked about this here on […]

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