Category: Word of the Week

Expo and DSA

Expo is the job where someone stands in the food window and plates all the food on a tray. They are responsible for making sure the food tickets and the trays are perfect. The job is great on days where the restaurant is slow. When it’s busy it feels like you’re in the middle of a war zone   DSA-stands…

Pop

A pop is when there is a lot of people that come in at once. Usually it is a slow day, and then about 20 parties come in. Those 20 parties are our pop. You can get a few pops every day. The Server’s Law* on the matter of pops is: When you have to close and it is slow,…

Weeded

The word of the week is Weeded. This means that you are overwhelmed in everything you have to do. Being weeded means that getting a side of ketchup to one of your tables, is almost impossible to do, because you have so many other tasks to finish. Everything that you have to accomplish is a priority, and nothing can wait.…

86

The term 86 is a common phrase at my work. When I first started, I had no idea what 86 meant, and I threw confusing looks at the fellow hosts who were also at a loss for words. 86 in the restaurant business means in short, no more or, or to refuse service to. “we are 86 bottles of Budweiser”,…