The Modern Waiter Podcast
Level Up Your Service

Level Up Your Service

January 19, 2021

We level up our service in this week’s restaurant podcast.  I share my weak points as a server and identify some aspects that I can add to my arsenal.  Later in the show we go through some proven ways servers get those extras.

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Restaurant Movies: Pt. 4: Chef

Restaurant Movies: Pt. 4: Chef

January 12, 2021

In Restaurant Movies: Pt. 4 we review 2014 Chef.  Jon Favreau as Chef Carl Casper deals with professional and personal life both of which have ups and downs.

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Are You Done With the Restaurant Biz?

Are You Done With the Restaurant Biz?

January 5, 2021

“Are You Done With Me?” The restaurant business that is… In this week’s restaurant podcast, we recognize that many service industry workers have felt the squeeze of the pandemic.  Many opportunities have vanished and they have been forced to make a change.  Recorded on New Years Eve, it is the perfect time to look forward to what we can do to make a change? Later in the show I will share with you some ideas you may try to make some money.

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Holiday Blues

Holiday Blues

December 29, 2020

In this week’s restaurant podcast, I have the holiday blues.  Producer Danny and I explore my feelings about working Christmas Eve and a double on Christmas.  How can we balance work and family during the holidays.  We get into 4 simple tips to help ease the Holiday Blues.

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Dating in The Restaurant Pt. 2

Dating in The Restaurant Pt. 2

December 22, 2020

Dating in the restaurant part two has friend of the show and bartender Stephanie Dotinga dropping in the studio for another round table discussion. Night Owls and Day Walkers continues with her input in this week’s restaurant podcast. 

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Guest: Stephanie Dotinga. Previous show: Bartending Pt. 2. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-modern-waiter-podcast/id1445457201?i=1000430654644

Dating in The Restaurant

Dating in The Restaurant

December 15, 2020

Night Owls and Day Walkers: Dating in the restaurant is the focus of this week’s podcast.  Relationships are a challenge in itself and we discuss the unique quirks the restaurant industry presents.  Night owls vs Day walkers.  Full disclosure we had trouble with this episode.  We recorded this podcast over a year ago and it sat on the shelf waiting for us to record a part two.  This topic deserves a balanced view point beyond that of the hosts.

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Holiday Food Draft

Holiday Food Draft

December 8, 2020

Whether it is Thanksgiving or Christmas there is always a large food spread.  We are putting the best possible dinner plate together by choosing items from our compiled list of favorite holiday foods.  Mateo Rodriguez is in studio participate in our Holiday Food Draft.  Who will end up with the best plate?

 

The Categories: Sides, Main, Sauces, Desert and Drinks

 

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Guest: Mateo Rodriguez.  Appeared in 56 episode “In The Kitchen”

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The Art of Getting Cut

The Art of Getting Cut

December 1, 2020

There is an art to getting cut.  In the restaurant business getting cut never seems straight forward.  There are several reasons why cuts may be made and some people are better at getting cut than others.  What skills can you learn and use to your advantage when you need it?

Specials

Specials

November 24, 2020

There are several reasons why menu specials exist.  In this week’s restaurant podcast, we dive into all the aspects of the specials.  From selling to tasting we share our tips and tricks to up your special game.

Drew Talbert

Drew Talbert

November 17, 2020

Welcome Drew Talbert to this week’s restaurant podcast. Actor, writer and a man of many faces, Drew shares his behind the scenes and the inspiration he draws from in making his spot on restaurant skits. Join us as we learn some of  his for thriving and surviving the business. “I mentally picture the guest… like they are guests in my home”

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