Asking for Help @ Work...and anywhere else too!

The Gramercy Tavern is a famous New York city landmark, but it is also known as a special ops site for the culinary world. It is not unusual for a front of house server to train for six months before being given their first shift. The restaurant is also known for a pep talk a server hears after their demanding training and just before their first shift is about to begin. Servers are told that the odds are the shift will not go perfectly. They are also told to ask for help 10 times and that asking any less will result in the person trying to go it alone when they shouldn’t, and it will be a catastrophe. Most employers I know do not take such an intentional position so their new employees will