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Only A Restaurant Worker Would Use 20/24 Of These Slang Terms

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Go through the list below to see just how much restaurant lingo you use in your day-to-day life.

  1. CHECK OFF ALL THE SLANG TERMS YOU USE IN YOUR DAY-TO-DAY LIFE:
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    IN THE WEEDS:<br />to be overwhelmed by work<br />
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    86:<br />to run out of something<br />
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    HOT BEHIND:<br />to get someone to move
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    SHARP:<br />to also get someone to move
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    FIRE:<br />to start cooking something<br />
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    MISE:<br />prep work<br />
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    CORNER:<br />yelled anytime you turn a corner<br />
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    CAMPER:<br />a lingering guest<br />
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    ON THE FLY:<br />to do something very fast<br />
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    COMP:<br />to not charge someone<br />
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    DROP:<br />to start cooking something
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    ALL DAY:<br />the total amount of something<br />
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    BOH:<br />back of house<br />
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    FOH:<br />front of house<br />
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    SHOEMAKER:<br />a bad cook<br />
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    HEARD:<br />acknowledging a request or statement<br />
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    SKATE:<br />when a server leaves without completing their side work<br />
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    STIFFED:<br />when a customer leaves without tipping<br />
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    COVERS:<br />the total number of diners<br />
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    DEUCE:<br />a table of two<br />
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    PASS:<br />area where food is passed from BOH to FOH<br />
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    DOUBLE:<br />a long shift<br />
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    FLASH:<br />to quickly reheat something<br />
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    CUPCAKING:<br />spending an excessive amount of time talking to one diner<br />
 
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