Why Do Waiters Go AWOL?

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Sorry we disappeared for a bit! Has your server ever done the same? Well, Slashfood’s waiter-blogger Hannah Raskin outlines five of the most common reasons: They may be using a tricky computer system to split a check, or restocking inventory, or waiting for the bartender to pour drinks, or cleaning up, or just gabbing with customers. Commenters add that he or she could also be taking telephone orders, plating desserts, or getting chewed out by the chef for accepting so many modifications.

What Can I Get You Folks? - Where Your Server Went [Slashfood]