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help me put together the best festival concessions stand ever!

I just spent the weekend slinging beverages at a music festival, and have already signed up to be on long crew next year. In anticipation of this, my compatriots have asked me for suggestions to improve our setup, to be provided ASAP so we can find, get donations for, make, or otherwise procure everything before our next fest. Can you assist in drawing up a list? [more inside]
posted by amnesia and magnets on Sep 20, 2016 - 10 answers

What's the best, cheap cash register app for a fledgling restaurant?

I've been asked to help find a cash register app for the owner of a new small cafe. Any suggestions or advice about where I should look? [more inside]
posted by CtrlAltD on Feb 26, 2016 - 11 answers

Asking someone behind a food service register out for coffee?

There is this woman/lady/girl/gal who's often behind the register at a Chipotle I'm at 2-3 times per week after work. [more inside]
posted by zeek321 on Oct 2, 2013 - 40 answers

What's so bad about french toast & mimosas?

Are you someone who has worked in a restaurant? Can you tell me why Sunday brunch is apparently the meal people hate to make and/or serve? I have no experience in the food service industry, but as a big fan of brunch, I'm curious for first hand opinions. (Or feel free to tell me that the two examples inside are totally bunk.) [more inside]
posted by librarianamy on May 8, 2013 - 37 answers

Looking for the perfect press

Hi, all. This should be fairly short, so here goes: While suffering through the Influenza of 2013, I ended up watching a ton of episodes of Danger Man on DVD, only to become entranced with this particular object, which I've made a screenshot of. [more inside]
posted by Minus215Cee on Feb 20, 2013 - 15 answers

Boss wants us to provide change- what?

Is it normal, in a waitressing job, for the manager to force employees to bring their own change every day? [more inside]
posted by pyrom on Jul 20, 2011 - 24 answers

Mad Coffee Skills?

How can I learn to be a barista? Preferably for free? Or better yet, get paid to do so? [more inside]
posted by Sara C. on Jul 10, 2010 - 29 answers

blah mein

Why do all strip mall chinese restaurants taste the same? [more inside]
posted by ijoyner on Sep 8, 2009 - 23 answers

Why is this yield factor equation the way it is?

Why is this formula for food yield factor the way it is? [more inside]
posted by starvingartist on Jul 14, 2009 - 11 answers

How can I be of service?

HostingFilter: (no not the geeky kind...) I just got a job as a host in a franchised restaurant. I know food and wine, but I don't know 'people' or restaurants. As a customer, what would you like to see more (or less!) of when you're being greeted and seated? Any helpful tips from service veterans? [more inside]
posted by sunshinesky on Nov 8, 2008 - 11 answers

help me gain employment in the wonderful world of food service

What can I expect at interviews for simple restaurant/food service jobs? What things should I be saying to increase the chances I'll get hired? How should I dress? I have no foodservice experience. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 27, 2008 - 16 answers

the secret ingredient is...

Servers spitting in food: fact or fiction? [more inside]
posted by Solon and Thanks on Aug 8, 2008 - 54 answers

Ahhh, cold aguas frescas

Has anyone here ever sold aguas frescas? [more inside]
posted by azpenguin on Jun 12, 2008 - 11 answers

how may i serve them?

I've mostly worked in offices in the past 10 years, but I want to get a serving job. I know I'm capable and I have a tiny bit of experience, but the question is how to frame this on my CV. [more inside]
posted by loiseau on Oct 18, 2007 - 10 answers

How can I get a job at a sushi place?

How can I get a job at a sushi restaurant? [more inside]
posted by k8t on Jun 24, 2007 - 6 answers

2nd Amendment

I'm hairy but work around food. How weird would it be if I shaved my forearms? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 15, 2007 - 27 answers

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