Waiter Rant

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HarperCollins, Oct 13, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 336 pages
65 Reviews

According to The Waiter, eighty percent of customers are nice people just looking for something to eat. The remaining twenty percent, however, are socially maladjusted psychopaths. Waiter Rant offers the server's unique point of view, replete with tales of customer stupidity, arrogant misbehavior, and unseen bits of human grace transpiring in the most unlikely places. Through outrageous stories, The Waiter reveals the secrets to getting good service, proper tipping etiquette, and how to keep him from spitting in your food. The Waiter also shares his ongoing struggle, at age thirty-eight, to figure out if he can finally leave the first job at which he's truly thrived.

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The writing is that good. - LibraryThing
The writing was sleepytime tea boring. - LibraryThing
His writing is sparse, but effective. - LibraryThing
Again, the tips are not so much new as well expressed. - LibraryThing
Oh, and doesn't get tips either. - LibraryThing
He's really a writer. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - kittyjay - LibraryThing

Less an expose, like the famed Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain, Waiter Rant is more snapshots and vignettes taken from the life of a waiter in an upscale restaurant of New York. There are ... Read full review

Review: Waiter Rant: Thanks for the Tip-Confessions of a Cynical Waiter

User Review  - Sunda - Goodreads

The guy's a pretty good writer & I enjoyed the book. It did contain some of the same stories he's blogged about, and some new ones, too. It is slightly irritating in as much as the author (ironically ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Steve Dublanica is the bestselling author of Waiter Rant, which spent twelve weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. He lives in the New York metropolitan area with his joint-custody dog, Buster.

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