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Has Service in Restaurants Become Too Casual?

Is the level of service at restaurants on the decline?

Restaurant critic Alan Richman seems to think so and has accused several NYC restaurants of going too far out on the casual dining limb by providing careless service.

See also: - Should the Food Industry Separate the Accomplishments of Female Chefs Because They're Women? - How Hard Is It to Hire and Keep Good Cooks?

Has the restaurant service bar dropped in Phoenix? Here's what a few Valley chefs and restaurateurs had to say:

Kevin Binkley Chef and Owner, Binkley's, Café Bink, and Bink's Midtown

Yes, the details are overlooked at most restaurants. It's just as easy in most situations to abide to appropriate service techniques. I miss people not back-handing, serving from the left, clearing from the right, beverage service from the right, sides on the left, not giving me their name, smiling, holding the door, etc.

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Laura Hahnefeld
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