Tales from the Café: These Slip-Resistant Shoes Were Made for Walking

Time: Saturday, 2:46 pm I hate working brunch. (To be fair, most of us hate working brunch, so this isn't just me talking.) I'm sure I've said this before, but it's chaotic and loud and there are too many people around. Added onto this, I was working on the patio, so I had some of … Continue reading Tales from the Café: These Slip-Resistant Shoes Were Made for Walking

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Tales from the Café: High Turnover Rate

Time: Thursday, 3:49 pm "Yesterday was Meghan's last day," Autumn said, leaning back against the counters in front of our coffee pots. It's the height of the lull between lunch and dinner, and we're each waiting on something before we can move on to our next task. "Yeah, I know." I sighed. "And I guess … Continue reading Tales from the Café: High Turnover Rate

Tales From the Café: Contents Under Pressure

Time: Tuesday, 6:46 pm It was a quiet night. Normally we would have seen our first rush by now, but the café is only about half full, leaving most of us servers wandering around aimlessly under the guise of doing something productive. (Sometimes we actually do productive things, since pissing off the managers is usually … Continue reading Tales From the Café: Contents Under Pressure

Tales From the Café: Can’t Win ‘Em All

Time: Saturday, 12:49 pm On weekends, during the day, we do brunch. This throws people off sometimes, since we switch up the menu a good bit for those two mornings and not everything people expect to see is on there. So despite the fact that I don't work brunch all that often, I have seen … Continue reading Tales From the Café: Can’t Win ‘Em All