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10 Things Restaurant Staff Should Never Do

Jacky Hayward | Chef's Blade


NYT: Know your menu inside and out. If you serve Balsam Farm candy-striped beets, know something about Balsam Farm AND candy-striped beets.

These days, customers like to know as many details about the history of the food being served to them as possible. Menus include details like the farm the food comes from and the specific heirloom varietal of the plant. Expect to get asked questions about these details so you can tell your guests an interesting detail about the farm and how candy-striped beets taste and look!