Category: The Awkward Bartender

A Beginners Guide to Not Being an A-Hole at a Restaurant: Pandemic Edition

Alright people- this is happening. Frankly, it’s been a long time coming. I’ve been working in restaurants for over four years now and, for the most part, I’ve kept my server rage to myself. A lot of times I’ll think about writing something in the moment and then I don’t end up doing it because

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Sometimes You Have To Ask Yourself: What Would Beyonce Do?

I’m sure at some point any one of us has seen those mega-viral posts from servers or bartenders where a guest has left them a tip that changes their life. I’d be lying if I said that I’ve often gone into work and had an interaction with a guest that left me wondering if today

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I Can Feel the Devil Leaving My Body

There’s nothing like a touch of the flu to really get things going for you, am I right? Probably not. I’m not usually right about things. I got bitch-slapped with the plague this past weekend and it hasn’t been fun. It all started on Friday night when I was feeling a bit iffy at work.

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The Real World Is Less Fun Than I Remember

I’m back ya’ll! Actually, I’ve been back since Friday but I made the terrible mistake of immediately going back to work. Lesson learned- take a damn extra day off when returning from a trip in order to readjust to the real world again. The reality is that I work in the food-service industry and, unless

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I Am Really Not That Kind Of Bartender

It has been a weird week and I am fully aware that it is only Wednesday. Thankfully, aside from running some training classes, I’m free from direct human interaction for a few days. The last couple nights, however, have been a completely different story and while I don’t normally talk about work stuff on here

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