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From your experience, is this a tough job? If yes, what are some of the main challenges? Is there a lot of potential for good tips or is it really dependent on where you work?
3 answers - Asked By: Bannanie - 8/14/2010
How was your job as a waitress/waiter? how much did you earn per month? how many days off you get in a week? how many hours do you get to work in a day and how was your boss towards you ? need to know...
1 answers - Asked By: - 1/14/2012
How much tip do you get on average for a breakfast or meals under $10.00? Lets say its $6.00, are you happy with a 20% 1.20 tip, or is there usually a minimum on average? Personally if its good serv...
13 answers - Asked By: jason0423 - 2/21/2007
....also how much do you make a week in tips-average? and where do you work? Thanks! Thinking about going to cheesecake factory....
3 answers - Asked By: da da da - 8/26/2008
I was talking to a waiter, now I don't know if he was lying or not but according to him he packs $100 in tips everyday (he works full time 6 days a week) and that's not including his base pay. He also...
7 answers - Asked By: ... - 1/8/2012
Im 16 and a job i really want to get some more cash in my pocket is a waitressing job. Im very friendly and love being around people. The only thing is that most places want waitresses with experience...
6 answers - Asked By: Ashley - 4/15/2008
When you get a job as a waiter/waitress is it generally better when you keep your individual tips or when they add up everyone's tips and split them up between all waitresses/waiters?
2 answers - Asked By: DudeItsSydney! - 6/4/2011
Which is better and actually pays according to the amount of work you do? What is working in each like? I have no experience but from what I have heard fast food sucks and at least waiting gives ti...
4 answers - Asked By: dqueza - 3/24/2009
I'm really not understanding why you would pick an occupation that doesn't pay at least minimum wage and rely solely on tips, then get upset when someone doesn't tip you... when you picked the job! No...
2 answers - Asked By: - 11/25/2012
Other people in other jobs do not EXPECT a tip for them doing their jobs, so why do these people think they deserve a tip for doing theirs??? My husband is a surgeon, since insurance & medicare kee...
25 answers - Asked By: More Lies & More Smoke Screens - 11/9/2007
Random question. Say you order food at a restaurant and everyone else at your table gets their food and you dont get yours unitl about 15 min later. So the restaurant decides to not charge you for you...
4 answers - Asked By: YoungCam - 2/12/2014
Would you recommend it?
15 answers - Asked By: Kattitude - 8/8/2007
Why do waiters and waitresses get so bent out of shape when they don't make much money? They should have been smart enough when they applied for the job that it paid crap and that they would have to w...
11 answers - Asked By: NicoleS - 2/1/2008
Is this customary in every restaurant where your table is being waited? Should you not tip if the waiter was unfriendly and/or useless or should you tip anyway but the minimum amount? I'm just wonderi...
14 answers - Asked By: Crash - 7/18/2008
I just got hired to be a waitress. I'm 19, in college and this will be my first job. The restaurant has not opened yet and I begin training next week. What are the pros and cons, Dos and don't, loves ...
3 answers - Asked By: - 3/22/2012
I just got hired at a local restaurant and been hearing some of these horrible, horrible tales from my coworkers. So I might as well ask to the rest of the world, what was one of your worst experien...
2 answers - Asked By: - 6/15/2008
If it's decent, I'll try work as a waitress.
1 answers - Asked By: akihatohno64 - 6/6/2010
If they really need more money than their boss is paying them, why don't they get another job instead of relying on customers to suppliment their income with tips? Xrys- It is their employer's respons...
10 answers - Asked By: ChildOfGod_1982 - 1/21/2008
I'm a college student and I don't have any waitress job experience. What's a waitress job like and what am I suppose to know if I work as one? So my brother in-law owns a bar but he only sells beer an...
3 answers - Asked By: - 4/7/2014
When I go out to eat and the hosts/hostesses and servers are really polite and warm it makes me wonder if they really are that way or if they're just acting extra nice for the job. Do you think they c...
9 answers - Asked By: - 1/28/2012
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