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22 Problems Only Hosts Will Understand

The everyday annoyances of being a host.

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4. When someone says "and a half" to describe their child. Your child is a whole person.

5. Customer: "We have four plus three highchairs and two slings." Me: "So you have 9."

6. When servers pile menus on the host stand instead of putting them where they're supposed to go.

7. When a customer wants to sit at a dirty table so you end up having to clean it.

11. When customers get mad at you when they have to wait longer than 30 minutes for a table of 10 on a Saturday night.


12. “I didn’t know you took reservations” a party of twelve says on a busy night.

14. When the managers forget you’re there and then yell at you for wasting their money.

Trust me, I didn't want to be here anyways.

15. When someone wants to sit in a section that doesn’t have a server.

17. When the servers say your job is easy because you "just have to stand there.”

18. When parents let their kids sit on boosters onto of barstools.

I'm judging you.

22. Working so you can make money but never being able to go out because you’re always working.

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