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Restaurant Customers Should Be Forced to Work in the Service Industry

That's really great that you've toured the gustatory delights of Rome, but this is my restaurant and I'm going to serve food my way. And yelling at me isn't helping anything, either.
Anonymous
1.28.18
Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

How to Break Up a Fight in a Restaurant Kitchen

The tension between them slowly built up day after day. Working alongside them was the equivalent of living in the ‘hood when two rival gangs were at war, you could almost cut the tension in the kitchen with a knife.
Anonymous
1.21.18
Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

My Restaurant Has Paid Human Smugglers to Bring Mexicans Over the Border

I have over 20 Mexican employees. And the real truth is that I don’t know which are legal and which aren’t. I truly don’t care. They’re loyal to me and I’m loyal to them.
Anonymous
9.9.17
mob
mob

The Russian Mob Funded My Parents' Restaurant

When this guy's $300 check came, he refused to pay it and instead took out his pocket knife and stabbed the check in the middle of the bar.
Anonymous
1.22.17
Trump
Trump

This Is What Undocumented Restaurant Workers Think About Donald Trump

"His hurtful words have only motivated me to work harder than I have ever before. I know that my work is valuable. My boss knows this, and I know this."
Javier Cabral
1.20.17
Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

How to Deal with Drug Abuse in the Kitchen

It was all over when I discovered a modified smoking vessel with some non-marijuana debris still in it deeply stashed in the restroom.
Anonymous
1.14.17
Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

Getting Paid Fairly as a Chef Is Near-Impossible

There are a lot of weird situations in the service industry where you’re taken advantage of.
Anonymous
12.30.16
Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

Just Stop Trying to Hit on Your Bartender

As a woman, there is no way around the ugly truth that comes with the objectification of us while making you drinks: it sucks. Though, It should not be accepted.
Anonymous
12.6.16
Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

Drunk Cooks Nearly Destroyed My Restaurant

I understand the natural sense of camaraderie that arises from this environment, and the need to drink after a long day of work, but it is getting out of hand.
Anonymous
11.24.16
Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

Running a Restaurant with My Husband Saved Our Marriage

Running the restaurant together has had a huge effect on our relationship. I think it’s actually made us stronger.
Anonymous
11.7.16
Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

I Once Got a Blowjob While Working the Line

When your paycheck depends on you being on your feet for 14 hours a day, you work really hard. Consequently, you also play really hard.
Anonymous
7.21.16
Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

Being a Chef Made Me a Sex Addict

Before I started working in kitchens, I was a bookish design student. But the long, demanding hours on the line kept me from regular romantic relationships and I became someone who craved nothing but hot, quick, sweaty sex at the end of service.
Munchies Staff
7.3.16