reply to post by jaydub911
hold on now, don't get ahead of yourself or put words in my mouth.
for some reason, you seem to be ignoring the location, location, location specification.
yes, in some instances (like my region) the average draw is roughly $10/hr ... i don't recall where this Applebees was located but, back in western
PA, in a week w/bad weather, we'd be lucky to clear $150-200 on 5 shifts. (each of those shifts being 7.5 hrs but probably less now with
it would not be fair for me to assume what that store's average is ... it could be on the high end or quite the opposite
personal disclosure -- many moons ago, i worked in a small greek cafe with about 12 tables and 2 servers. great
one regular, who was an author, was leaving for a 6mo tour.
on her last visit, (she requested me regularly btw) with about a $10 bill (8 and change, i think it was) ... she presented a $50 and stated that if i
was still here (working at that restaurant) when she returned, she would deliver the other half.
she then promptly ripped the $50 down the middle (so the bank wouldn't accept it) and when she returned, she presented the other half before she was
even sat down.
the above is something i never experienced even in a 5-star resort out in CA.
it isn't so much the place as it is the 'service' ... believe it or not, it counts for much more than a paycheck.
quality service earned me an invitation to home serve a family group of about 40, over a holiday weekend, which turned out to be directly connected to
a Supreme Justice ... networking happens in all kinds of ways ... problem is, most are to dang tunnel-visioned to notice.
kinda like this Pastor lady.
just an addy ... for the claims currently that the pastor left cash on the table ... that's debatable.
i'm not sure i can give her the benefit of doubt because i saw this story from the 1st posting and only now, days later has it surfaced that a cash
tip was left behind.
personally, i don't buy it.
edit on 2-2-2013 by Honor93 because: addy