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"Hello Tony,Congratulations on joining FohBoh! This is a wonderful online restaurant community with lots of great postings. Enjoy the site and keep active with pictures, comments and postings.
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"I hung in my job for 3 years started as a server and got hourly key team member(shift manager) at a year and a half. I hung in there getting the bad shifts, short hours, just trying to get my name in the hat. We were going from 5…"
"I believe that all training should be on customer service because if you try to get one check up, and have bad service that customer will not be back so you lost that later money for that few extra dollars you made on that night."
"You see there are cycles. Management sometimes tries to crack down when they let it get to out of hand in the first place. Or, maybe they are going for a promotion or it's right around bonus time. This is where the trend…"
"I don't really understand a problem in your post. As a person in the "service industry" and also a guest in establishments I see every day that I can overlook small problems with food or atmosphere as long as it is made right…"
"One more thing don't always say WE WANT EXPERIENCE. That can take some of your best workers away. I had never served before, but they gave me a chance. I relished the job oppurtunity and excelled in it. I went from…"
"I agree the food can be subpar but if you have service that is top notch you wont even notice it. You always can tell once the server does something the guest will find more things wrong to complain/comment on."
"The best i have seen was hotschedules. I used it as an hourly team member and also management. I had the iphone app which made everything super easy. You can check availability, send messages, swap shifts. It is a great tool."
"I am not sure how your restaraunt does their dish room. But, my restaraunt has played the "lemon game." It worked because the servers pulled the dishes from the dish room to put on the line. If a team member came in…"
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