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Restaurant Workers, Tell Us The Thing Customers Do That Show They'll Be A Nightmare

By Audrey Engvalson,


When you work in customer service, you can sometimes tell when a customer isn't going to be anything but difficult for the duration of their visit.

This seems especially true in the restaurant industry. Some customers aren't the nicest.
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We want to hear from servers and restaurant workers: What are some of the little things customers do that are a glaring red flag to you that your shift is about to get a little more difficult.

For example, maybe the second you see someone at the table raise their hand to get your attention, they'll be high-maintenance and they won't tip well.
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Maybe in your experience, if someone orders with more than four modifications to their meal, the odds of you making it to their liking on your first attempt goes down by 80%.
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Or, maybe you're a bartender and have picked up on how there's one certain drink that the most persnickety people order.

Whatever it is, we want to know. In this 100% anonymous Google form or in the comments below, tell us some things customers do that are spoilers to their nightmare behavior.

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