Brian Ziobro
Brian Ziobro voted up Walt O'Reagun's answer

First - a correction to the mistaken assumption that servers don't make minimum wage.  That is ENTIRELY WRONG. They ONLY time a server does not have to be paid minimum wage by the employer, is if they make it up in tips.  If the server has a bad night and doesn't make any tips ... … Read more

Brian Ziobro
Brian Ziobro voted up Tom Jackson's answer


I was never had a service job, but I have some familiarity with how such servers look at their jobs on a particular day and particular circumstances and I try to line my reactions up with their thinking.

Two extreme examples:

I once got to a local bar / restaurant where a popular local group was performing … Read more