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10 Children Hospitalized After Waitress Serves Alcohol

10 Children Hospitalized After Waitress Serves Alcohol

The fruit punch at Chicago's Home Run Inn is for adults only

Ten kids were described as being in "good-to-fair" condition after a waitress at a Chicago restaurant accidentally served them alcohol. Read More »

Man Leaves Waitress $1K Tip For Trip To Italy

Man Leaves Waitress $1K Tip For Trip To Italy

"Just when I start to lose faith in humanity"

A man left his waitress a $1,000 tip after a seemingly normal meal. He left a note saying the money was intended to cover a trip to Italy. Read More »

First Hooters Girl Lynne Austin Looks Back After 30 Years

First Hooters Girl Lynne Austin Looks Back After 30 Years

There have been 300,000 Hooters girls since 1983

Hooter's is marking its 30th anniversary. The first Hooters girl Lynne Austin looks back. Read More »

Campaign For Racist Receipt Waitress Draws 5-Figure Tip

Campaign For Racist Receipt Waitress Draws 5-Figure Tip

"Tips for Toni" campaign collects $10,749

A waitress who had a receipt with "none" on the Tip line and the N-word on the "Total" line was blown away by funds collected by fundraisers who heard of her plight. Read More »

Former Hooters Girl Rides a Gooey Pastry to Cinnabon CEO Spot

Former Hooters Girl Rides a Gooey Pastry to Cinnabon CEO Spot

Kat Cole rose from Hooters girl to vice-president at the organization before moving on to become CEO of Cinnabon. Here's how she did it. Read More »

Waitress Fired For Facebook Post Complaining About Bad Tippers

Waitress Fired For Facebook Post Complaining About Bad Tippers

Famous Dave's workers made a nasty slam that got them fired.

Famous Dave's franchise employees implied Native Americans were bad tippers. Read More »

Waitress' Claim: My Boss Made Me Eat Hallucinogenic Mushrooms

Waitress' Claim: My Boss Made Me Eat Hallucinogenic Mushrooms

Secretly feeding someone drugs is no funny crime. Read More »

St. Louis Sports Bar Gives Man Receipt Criticizing His Child

St. Louis Sports Bar Gives Man Receipt Criticizing His Child

It was Father's Day, and the receipt had a profane message. Read More »

Pastor Refuses To Pay Tip -- And Receipt Goes Viral [UPDATE]

Pastor Refuses To Pay Tip -- And Receipt Goes Viral [UPDATE]

Employees have on occasion been guilty of doctoring receipts to say offensive things. There was the Hooters receipt that referred to two Korean immigrant customers as "Chinx" (they filed suit), the Maryland RadioShack employee who called a customer an "ugly itch" on her receipt, from "ghettohood, usa." But... Read More »

Former Casino Waitresses Sue, Claiming They Were Fired For Getting Pregnant

Former Casino Waitresses Sue, Claiming They Were Fired For Getting Pregnant

If the uniform doesn't fit, must you quit? That's a policy that two former cocktail waitresses are challenging, saying in a lawsuit that a Philadelphia-area casino illegally discriminated against them for becoming pregnant. The women, Alycia Campiglia, 27, and Christina Aicher, 31, both became pregnant in... Read More »

California Waitress Sues Over Skimpy-Uniform Requirement

California Waitress Sues Over Skimpy-Uniform Requirement

Waitresses dressed in skimpy outfits may be the rage at the moment, but a food server in Southern California has put her foot down, suing her former employer for sexual harassment and for requiring her to wear short, plaid skirts while working. Courtney Scaramella, who worked at O'Hara's bar in Los... Read More »

'Breastaurant' Boom: Hooters-Style Eateries Proliferate

'Breastaurant' Boom: Hooters-Style Eateries Proliferate

By Candice Choi NEW YORK -- The waitresses at Twin Peaks wear skimpy plaid tops that accentuate their chests. In case you didn't catch the joke, the chain's logo is an image of two pointy, snow-capped mountains. And the sports bar doesn't stop there: It promises "scenic views." Twin Peaks owner Randy DeWitt... Read More »

Is A Revolution Underway In How Much We Tip Waiters?

Is A Revolution Underway In How Much We Tip Waiters?

The story of the Tower of Babel is understood to be a parable on humanity's disparate nature. When the species coalesced pridefully around the construction of an imposing tower, the higher being made the decision to divide humanity. And so humans began speaking distinct languages. Along the way we've diverged... Read More »

Waitress Says NYC Detective May Have Sexually Assaulted Her At His Birthday Bash

Waitress Says NYC Detective May Have Sexually Assaulted Her At His Birthday Bash

Four New York City detectives have been placed on desk duty and stripped of their guns for reportedly drinking on duty two weeks ago to celebrate one officer's birthday at a steakhouse in the city's Washington Heights neighborhood. Investigators are still looking into a more serious allegation that one of... Read More »

Wealthy Banker Reportedly Tells Waitress To 'Get A Real Job'

Wealthy Banker Reportedly Tells Waitress To 'Get A Real Job'

Update: On Monday evening, the True Food Kitchen in Newport Beach released a statement, which called the receipt "altered and exaggerated." The "Future Ex Banker" blog and Twitter account, which originally posted and sent out the image, have both been taken down. It's tough to be a food server. Most... Read More »

Female Waitresses Endure Pervasive Harassment And Lower Wages, Says Report

Female Waitresses Endure Pervasive Harassment And Lower Wages, Says Report

Restaurant workers are five times more likely to be sexually harassed than the general working population. Servers are three times more likely to live in poverty, and twice as likely to rely on food stamps. As a new report from the Restaurant Opportunities Center states: "Essentially, many of the workers who... Read More »

Why Waiters Give The Most Generous Tips

Why Waiters Give The Most Generous Tips

Tipping has become almost a science these days. According to one study, informing customers of the exact dollar value of 15 percent and 20 percent of their bill actually encourages their generosity. According to another, people tip more if their waitresses stand closer, while another study found that squatting... Read More »

Should Waiters Require Professional Training?

Should Waiters Require Professional Training?

Amid the Great Recession, the so-called Generation Debt is seeing lawyers graduate without job prospects, and the onetime masters of the universe on Wall Street reaching out to the government of New York City for employment help. Indeed, with the rise of the developing world, the millennial generation may be... Read More »

Florida Waitress Repays Bad Tippers By Stealing Credit-Card Info

Florida Waitress Repays Bad Tippers By Stealing Credit-Card Info

A disgruntled waitress is at the heart of a credit-card skimming scam that has affected at least nine customers of a Port Richey, Fla., eatery known as Mugs N Jugs. Food server Kathryn Shana'e Perez, 25, swiped the credit card information using a skimmer -- a small, handheld electronic device that scans and... Read More »

Trade Secrets from a Waitress

Trade Secrets from a Waitress

Insider tips for a successful restaurant meal from someone who really knows-your waitress. 1. Avoid slow times as well as busy ones. Most diners know that during busy times, like lunchtime, holidays or Saturday nights service can be less than attentive. The very slow times, like Monday nights, snowy days and... Read More »

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