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work is going better. thanks for your prayers! :D
2/27/2006 3:36:11 AM
finally had a better day yesterday! :D
i have finally found my groove--work went better yesterday even though we were rockin' out the door a time or two (new restaurant, you know, everyone's gotta' try it! :) ). karla and i are only responsible for the plates and gettin' em out when we fill a rack. seems that we go out to put plates out at least a dozen times or more during our shift! whee! i'd still rather do the silverware, but for now, we are plate stackers, and we are gonna' be the best ones that fire mountain ever had!

fire mountain just opened wedsneday of last week, and so far people have raved about the food (the food IS good; i could hurt myself on those polish sausages and the cottage potatoes...YUMMO! LOL had breakfast there yesterday, and had scrambled eggs, hash browns with veggies--THAT was to die for! OMG, was it ever TASTY!!--, a piece of ham that was as long as my plate! LOL--, and Froot Loops with milk for "dessert"; wanted a banana, but they didn't have any! only apples and oranges. I DO love apples and oranges, but we had less than a half hour to eat, so i didn't have any dessert other than my cold cereal! LOL) and the friendly service. Some people have already quit (dishin' is a hard business, some of the servers have quit too, but our g.m. is going to hire more people to cover up the losses--i guess he is a tough boss--he IS, but he is also fair; we have no problems with him--), but once the "newness" wears off, things should settle down. (i HOPE!)

karla and i were trying to do too much, and yesterday, our trainer and boss got after them to tell them that we were to only do the plates; now we are totally focused on PLATES, and yesterday went much better than the prior two! i think i am going to like it there; i just hope i move up from dishes to rolling silverware, which is what I REALLY want to do; give the servers a much needed break. They are busy too! I can roll sllverware until the cows come home; I have been known to knock out 21 pans in an eight hour shift--I did this at Olive Garden--, and twice at Golden Corral, I rolled 14 pans on Mother's Day!).

Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooo problem there! I am the Silverware Queen, and I am now becoming Queen of the Plate Stackers! :)

So far I haven't broken any dishes (came close yesterday--dropped three, but somehow, by a Miracle, they didn't break! I was so surprised! Karla, though, has already broken one! OOPSIE! LOL).


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