March 22nd, 2009

evil toys

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I've had about a dozen people under the age of 21 in the last two weeks order alcoholic beverages (obvious ones, like "beer") and attempt to use their actual ID. They're vertical, have the bright, bold "UNDER 21 UNTIL" at the top, and none of these kids turn 21 for anywhere between 4 months to a year and a half.  Only two of them laughed and acted like they were just joking. I'm SO confused as to why they think this would work!

So last night was full of crazy. First, a woman ordered a steak and asked for it to come with Jack Daniel's Glaze. It came out to the table with the JD Glaze in a ramekin on the side. I set it down, and the woman picked her plate right back up and said "This was supposed to come with JD Glaze." I told her it came out in the little cup on the side, and she said "No. It was supposed to come on the steak," and handed me her plate. (I took it back to the kitchen, put on a glove, poured the ramekin over the steak, and walked right back to the table)

Later, a guy ordered a rum and coke in a short glass (thus: about 1/2 rum, 1/2 coke, lots of ice), let it sit there for 15 minutes before deciding to drink it, and then complained that it was "watery and flat".

Finally, a woman ordered a strawberry lemonade. When I checked back on her table about 5 minutes later to see if she needed a refill, the following conversation transpired:

Her: "Is this the regular strawberry lemonade?"
Me: "Well, it's our strawberry lemonade slush. We also have a wildberry one, so I suppose this would be the 'regular' one."
Her: "This cost $3.50?"
Me: "$3.29, I believe. It gets free refills, can I get you one? I could get you another flavor if you like."
Her: "I'm not paying $3.50 for a drink that's all ice. There's hardly any lemonade in here at all!"
Me: "I mean... it's free refills, so... would you like your refill with less ice?"
Her: "$3.50 for a cup full of ice is outrageous!"
Me: "I understand, ma'am, but the drink is unlimited. I can come back with refills until you float away if you wish."
Her: "I'm not going to pay for this. I didn't ask for a cup of ice, I asked for a strawberry lemonade."
Me: "Let me go get a manager and see if we can fix this for you..."
 



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