Food·Posted on Dec 22, 201716 Legit Truths If You've Ever Worked Holidays At A RestaurantWorking on New Year's Eve = literal hell.by Jesse SzewczykBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Every restaurant worker dreads the month of December... imgflip.com 2. For starters, there's absolutely zero chance of getting your holiday shifts covered... Twitter: @TipOrGoHome Good luck with that. 3. And customers will inevitably become bitter due to the stresses of the holiday season... Twitter: @TylerLangford Sadly, it's your job to keep up that ~holiday cheer.~ 4. Your friends will start asking you if you have Christmas day off. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Paramount Pictures But the truth is you have NEVER had Christmas day off. 5. And even when it snows five feet overnight, your boss STILL makes you come into work... Twitter: @afuturemd Free refills > your safety. 6. That's because everyone is "treating themselves" for the holidays, so the restaurant gets SLAMMED. Twitter: @jaydelinn LOL GOOD ONE CAROL! 7. And when it's the week between Christmas and New Year's, the rush of people becomes OVERWHELMING. reddit.com I hear that printer printing, print-ting-tingling, too — in my sleep. 💀 8. Your tables all start telling you how much they're enjoying their time off. imgflip.com Tell me more as I refill your water glasses. 9. And the dining room plays the same damn Christmas song over and over again. imgflip.com ♪ There is just one thing I need ♪ (a new job). 10. And all your tables say the same darn thing: “Wow, they’re making you work on Christmas Eve?!" Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Fox When the real question should be: "Wow, you're eating at this shit hole on Christmas eve?" 11. You rush to do your closing work in the hopes of spending some time with family. zipmeme.com / Via weknowmemes.com Not gonna happen. 12. And when you work the bar shift during New Year's Eve, the customers turn into ACTUAL monsters... Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF youtube.com Here it goes again... 13. And they start breaking glasses, screaming, and (worst of all) throwing up... Twitter: @johnbcrist Can you not? 14. And then (just like last year) every damn table asks you to take their picture at midnight. Instagram: @https://www.instagram.com/server_life/?hl=en ~ HAPPY NEW YEAR ~ 15. But luckily, some customers turn into generous tippers during the holidays. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF AMC Making that moneyyyyy! 16. So you suck it up and survive another holiday restaurant season. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF New Line Cinema Lucky for you, January is pretty slow.