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Cynic finds soulmate in over-friendly chain restaurant waiter

had an enormous pepper mill as wellA middle-aged man, who until yesterday had taken every aspect of modern-day customer service with a bulldozer of salt, has admitted he was wrong after finding eternal friendship with an over-friendly chain restaurant waiter.

During a rare evening meal out with his wife at Pasta Pasta in Dorking, Surrey, 42-year-old Ed Geller abandoned his trademark cynicism and instead engaged 22-year-old Marek from Slovakia in the inane, awkward chit chat his boss’s bosses force him to make with customers. ‘I don’t know what came over me,’ said Geller, who normally has to suppress the urge to deck staff who squeeze enquiries about his health and immediate plans into the morning black Americano routine.

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Posted: Apr 9th, 2015
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‘We wait until your mouth’s full before asking how your food is’, admit waiters

Waiting-on staff across the UK have admitted today that they love nothing more than waiting until you’ve just shovelled half a quiche in your mouth before asking you if ‘everything’s okay with the meal’.

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Posted: Feb 3rd, 2014
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Restaurant called couple at home to ask ‘is everything still all right?’

As John and Nicola Williams prepared for bed, they were astonished to get a phone call from the restaurant where they’d dined earlier that evening. ‘I was just about to get into bed, when the phone rang,’ said Mr Williams. ‘It was the maitre d’ of the restaurant asking if everything was still all right. I was flabbergasted.’

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Posted: Oct 3rd, 2011
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