David Plotz talks to a waiter at an L.A. restaurant about working for a celebrity chef and which kinds of patrons annoy him the most.

Your Waiter Is Definitely Judging You

Your Waiter Is Definitely Judging You

What do you do all day?
Nov. 15 2014 1:13 PM

The “How Does a Waiter Work?” Edition

Slate’s podcast about work explores how a waiter in an upscale Italian restaurant works.

Fancy waiter
Could I offer you a nice Merlot with my judgment?

Photo by Michele Piacquadio/Thinkstock

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On this episode of Working, David Plotz talks to an L.A. waiter about how he does his job, and why waiters are definitely judging their customers.


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