You just got your first job in a restaurant and everyone is shouting.
Some of the shouting you understand cause they’re just calling you names. Other phrases make no sense at all.
This is the secret, ancient code of servers and tenders… This are Restaurant Slang
Bubble Dancer – The dishwasher.
Drop – To start cooking an accompanied item during the course of the meal.
In the Weeds – Suddenly being inundated by 25 customers at once and they all want separate checks.
Pittsburgh Rare – Burnt outside, rare inside.
Tare – the weight of a container that the product from a vendor is delivered in. This weight should legally be deducted from the actual weight of the product.
Two second rule – The time between a piece of food hits the floor and when it’s picked up and put back on a plate.
I’ll bust out more of these as time goes on. Now, get out there and show everyone how smart you are.
*I made that up