Post by firstname.lastname@example.org
Servers are trained and monitored and encouraged to show enthusiasm.
Can we have two separate servings of nachos?
"How is everything, so far?"
(That one worries me ---- what's worrying them?)
They let you take a bite before asking?...slackers....
My mother used to wait tables, and she told us the technique was to ask
diners if they needed anything when their mouths were full...since you
can't talk with your mouth full, you couldn't complain about anything,
and that meant you approved (and of course, if anything were *really*
wrong, you wouldn't have your mouth full, would you?)...
One place I used to go taught the staff to answer "o-negai shimasu"
instead of "you're welcome"....r