Wednesday, March 3, 2010
You Are Blowing It Big Time Buddy
Then when they order they have no appetizers , just the entree. I am busy running around but I notice this guy is never shutting up and she cannot get a word in edgewise. An occasional yeah or chuckle is all she can manage.
They get their meal and then it comes to dessert time. They decline that and the guy is really starting to give me the impression he doesn't want me to interrupt his diarrhoea of the mouth. After about 15 minutes I give them the bill and it just sits there while this guy never shuts up.
I am the closer so I know I will have to tell this guy to take his girl elsewhere to continue his conversation with no doubt by this time himself. How do I know that?
Well everyone is gone and I am clearing off the last table when she sees me and says to him ,"oh we must be the last ones," while making a move to get up. This guy replies , oh that is okay and continues right on talking!
Oh no you don't buster brown! I walk over and tell him that the dining room is closed but if you would like to continue your conversation you can go to the bar which is still open. He says oh alright thanks very much. Her face showed a sense of relief. Obviously feeling the weight of this conversation being lifted off her shoulders.
Now here is my question to all you girls out there. Do you think she wanted to continue this conversation in the bar or just get outta there and do you think this guy talking too much has ruined any chance of a date next time.
What do you think by your experience?
Radio talk show host of "The Hospitality Industry News Network" and author of "You Only Live Once" about his early years traveling around and working on ships and foreign countries Steven blogs about his thoughts on the restaurant industry as he sees it today.
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