Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. This week, we’ve got week two of that old favorite: horrible, terrible, no-good, very bad restaurant customers. As always, these are real e-mails from real readers. Natalie Sironis: I used to work at a prolific steakhouse chain in Vancouver, Canada called The Keg (it’s sort of like a non-à la carte Morton’s, for all you Americans). I was seated this group of 8 young-ish men on a mid-week night. I kind of sighed to myself, dreading all the work and no tip that this table was going to bring me, but I sucked it up and was as sweet and helpful to them as I could possibly be in the hopes that they would prove me wrong. All of them—all. Of. Them.—ordered steak and lobster (one of the most expensive dishes on the menu), and multiple drinks each. “Wow, they must be very wealthy,” I thought to myself. Throughout the night, they would go out on smoke breaks, leaving the usual collateral on the table (i.e. cell phones, wallets, each other) to let me know they’d be back…. Read full this story
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