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Outlook

Even though people cut back on going out to eat during a recession, they may only switch from going out for dinner to going out for lunch. More affluent families and more people over fifty-five will keep the demand for eating out growing. The turnover in this industry is high, and new opportunities constantly present themselves.

Ways to Increase Your Tips

  • Smile.
  • Get the beverages out right away.
  • Always carry a coffeepot with you at breakfast.
  • Keep a constant eye on your tables.
  • Smile.
  • Don't talk with one group at the expense of others.
  • Always carry something with you to and from tables.
  • Practice memorizing orders, but don't do it if you are just going to forget.
  • Smile.

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