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Manuel Pineda
about 16 hours ago

Never had a job been focused on my music career as a music producer and sound engineer. Fast learner it’s been 3 months and been trying to apply to jobs and haven’t heard from any the most I remember applying to was 14 #jobsearch #application #motivation #interview #firstjob

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Nur Yunlu
2 days ago

It is always exciting to start working in a new restaurant; new faces and a new environment always make us feel good starting in our new place.

At the same time, learning about the new menu, new drinks, and different customer types can make us overwhelmed.

Training shouldn’t be overwhelming for new servers since the restaurant you work that a good training program.

  • The first day of the training; should introduce the location of the coolers, dry storage, sections, and coffee room. The rest of the shift should be following around experienced servers and seeing the environment and how that works.

  • The second day of the training should be at the expo. Running food helps to learn table numbers and what the dish looks like. End of the shift, a trainer should be testing some of the popular dishes at the restaurant.

  • The third day of the training should be behind the bar with the bartender. An experienced bartender can explain the signature cocktails ingredients, wines, beers, and refreshers.

  • The fourth day of the training should be introducing the POS system. The trainer server should take notes of all the orders and place the order on the POS system with the experienced server's observation. It helps to learn the POS system faster.

  • On the last training day, a new server should start taking tables under the experienced server observation.

I believe these steps follow by a training program. The new server is ready to start without any overwhelm.

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Shyra Cason
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Destiny Humphrey

Do you hire seniors?

Do you hire seniors?

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Nur Yunlu
13 days ago

We used to have a dish that some guests/customers sent back to the kitchen, and that dish price was the highest on the menu. Patron's satisfaction was low.

The kitchen team realized the main course When guests sent back the food, and servers delivered complaints about the food as well.

As a server, I was responsible for the customers' experience with food taste and service at the restaurant. If there is a problem with the dish, I should have let the kitchen know. We can fix it as a restaurant team all over.

After the complaints about the dish, I started to let the patrons know about the meal before they ordered it. The patrons appreciated my honest suggestion.

In the end, I care about the big picture! I prefer my guests to have a great experience and come back to our restaurant. Instead of calculating selling the highest price dish and thinking that making extra 10 bucks to make my check bigger!

If your guests can't satisfy with the food and service, it doesn’t matter how their check is high. Patrons will not come back to your business! Don’t forget that if there are no patrons, there is no money for the front house team! #foodservices #foodservice #advice #firstjob #aboutmyjob

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Joseph Baron
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No I wouldn't say anything people have different taste they may enjoy it don't want to spoil anything

No I wouldn't say anything people have different taste they may enjoy it don't want to spoil anything

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Joseph Baron

I don't like sending food back to any kitchen

I don't like sending food back to any kitchen

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Nur Yunlu
6 days ago

Upselling is the practice of encouraging guests to purchase higher-end food or drinks, for example, the server suggested an expensive dish.

Cross-selling offers guests a different but complementary item in addition to what they have already chosen, for example, the server recommends the wine with a pair of the guest's dishes.

Most restaurant managers or owners expect servers to sell expensive foods and wines.

Every guest has a different financial background and budget to spend money at the restaurant.

Upselling shouldn't have become harassing your guests to make them buy something they didn't like or need.

It always makes me feel uncomfortable because it does not make sense to me to try to sell something that people do not want to purchase.

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Axel Lofstrand
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Disappointed. Stupid as forcing your kids to go sell lemonade so you can clear the cuboards and score some action. Fine go ahead. Ask me your just a bad owner/manager for carrying those methods out. If im a regular and the server is always acting like that. I wont be around much. Because I like talking to honest people. I like to hear what they think. I dont care if they thinks bad or good. I make that decision on my own. Get a new job and pick another franchise. Cause the product should always sell it self. Not some two tongued server.

Disappointed. Stupid as forcing your kids to go sell lemonade so you can clear the cuboards and score some action. Fine go ahead. Ask me your just a bad owner/manager for carrying those methods out. If im a regular and the server is always acting like that. I wont be around much. Because I like talking to honest people. I like to hear what they think. I dont care if they thinks bad or good. I make that decision on my own. Get a new job and pick another franchise. Cause the product should always sell it self. Not some two tongued server.

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depends on the restaurant and frankly their clientele and how deep their pockets are....up selling only works if your clientele has the tastebuds and the income for higher prices....i would err on the side of caution ... i would offer choices ...one would be a cross -sell and the other other a up sell and take my approach from feed back from the client(s)

depends on the restaurant and frankly their clientele and how deep their pockets are....up selling only works if your clientele has the tastebuds and the income for higher prices....i would err on the side of caution ... i would offer choices ...one would be a cross -sell and the other other a up sell and take my approach from feed back from the client(s)

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Phoebe Montrie
6 days ago

Starting a new ANYTHING can be nerve wracking 😅, but starting a new job can sometimes feel like the biggest change we can make in our lives!! It affects so much of our day-to-day and can influence a lot of our overall happiness!

It’s natural to want a new role to be the right fit and worry about future challenges that will come with it, but over time and with experience, it gets easier to dive into something new!

Whats the best advice you’ve gotten when starting a new job? Whats one thing you wish you did differently from the start?? How do you know when things are finally going smoothly there and you’re all settled in? ✨

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Theresa Halminiak
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I just try to keep in mind that everyone is new at some point. Relax, be yourself, ask questions, pay close attention during training, take notes and try to connect with fellow co-workers. And remember they hired you for a reason.

I just try to keep in mind that everyone is new at some point. Relax, be yourself, ask questions, pay close attention during training, take notes and try to connect with fellow co-workers. And remember they hired you for a reason.

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Robert Silvestre

Starting a new job myself. At navy pier no less. I Myself do not like change. just remember they are people ordinary people no special than you.

Starting a new job myself. At navy pier no less. I Myself do not like change. just remember they are people ordinary people no special than you.

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Tasha R
3 days ago

Can I get a high pay job with no experience needed?!

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Raquel Ojeda
6 days ago

I have reach the legal age to start working, and I was wondering if anyone can share any tips. I just had my first two interviews, I feel a bit weird since everyone is also applying for a summer job. I told the manager that it is my first job and that I was a bit nervous. Though I did make her laugh! But I am super available whenever so I hope that helps me a lot. Please help me out 😅 #firstjob #application #interview

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Keith Wescott

Stay honest, work hard,listen to your supervisor

Stay honest, work hard,listen to your supervisor

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Jodi Darby

Be at your best everyday ! Greet all people you come in to contac with ! Be punctual and show up for your job Team mates are counting on you to be there ! Best of luck in your future endeavors !

Be at your best everyday ! Greet all people you come in to contac with ! Be punctual and show up for your job Team mates are counting on you to be there ! Best of luck in your future endeavors !

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N W
4 days ago

Preparation is the key when looking for any job. Please allow yourself the time you need to do any job correctly and have patience. Also, follow your passions and work jobs you can grow not only in the company but in your personal life

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Hannah Hernandez
4 days ago

A big letdown since I started my first job is when I realized that I spend most of my time reporting the work instead of doing the work. There are so many stakeholders that I need to “provide an update to” including the clients, partners, my coworkers, my boss and my boss’s boss. How are these reporting times accounted for if I’m still expected to do my job? Do people all get buried in these reporting paperwork and never share the truth behind a real job?

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