Alright I have a few minutes before I have to leave for work so I figured I would just do a quick tips post! Yes you are welcome.
When working at Hooters yes you have the chance to make more money than working at other restaurants but that depends entirely on how you act. If you act like mayor of slutville then you will be tipped accordingly, which will be next to nothing.Yes guys love it when girls flirt like crazy and hey who doesnt love an eyefull of tits? Well I dont but thats beside the point. If you act like you would drop your panties right there fuck yeah he will play aling and flirt back but you will get no tip cuz you have earned no respect. Trust me I see this everyday. Alright mini rant over.
The key to making money here is having fun with your guests. Not sounding cocky but im a pretty outgoing person and not shy about much and love to make people laugh. That's my thing really. We have girls that are really sweet, girls that are smart, funny, and like I said the slut mobiles. I love having fun with my guests but I also do not take any shit from people. I will not allow anyone to talk down to me or talk inappropriately to me. Yes you may wear tight shirts but no one has the right to make you feel like crap.
Yes there are guys that will talk rude to you but when you call them on it 9 times out of 10 they will stop. Thats one lesson I really had to learn cuz I was so worried about tips at first that I would never reprimand someone I would just let it go, but they definitely do not respect you more if you let them walk all over you.
Some tricks I have learned to break the ice and in turn earn more tips I will share with you.
-do not just walk and say my name is so and so what can I get for you? They will just see you as another server and you want to make them remember and relate to you as a person and not just the bitch bringing your food. One of my favorites isafter we have chatted for a while and im about to grab their drinks I will say 'hey my name is () if you need anything just hop on your chair and yell help! And ill be right over' or 'my name is () if you need anything just throw something at me and ill come right over'
-tease people. Honestly, it works. Who doesn't like having fun with their server? I will share a story in another post about a new girl trying to defend me when she thought some people were being mean when in truth it was just some regulars messing with me. But guys love when you give them shit, I was shocked to see how much my tips went up when I started giving shit to my tables. And I have a huge potty mouth and was worried tables would get mad but seriously people eat that shit up.
Of course you do have to read your table and see if they would like that, I would never talk to a couple the way I would talk to a few guys. You have to know your audience.
Okay I have to squeeze into my uniform ta ta for now!