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Top 10 Restaurant Memes for Servers

By Jackie Prange

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Restaurant memes: they may be what gets you through a week of working in a restaurant. Whether you work with the kitchen, serve “interesting” customers, or need some good cooking memes to share with your chef friends, there are memes for pretty much everything you have to deal with in your restaurant. 

So go forth and take a break. Be entertained for just a minute – until you have to go back to it all.

1. When You Get Cut Off

“Well good afternoon to you, too, sir!”

Interrupting customers meme

2. When You’re Salivating Tableside

It’s okay though, because you’ll be eating this leaning over the bread station soon enough. 

Dropping off delicious food to a table when you're hungry meme

3. When They Pretend They Didn’t Like the Food

“Your plate is suspiciously empty…”

Customer eating most of their meal then complaining meme

4. When Adults Skim the Kid’s Menu

Maybe they’re just tall for their age?

Adults trying to order off the kids menu meme

5. When There’s Free Food in the Kitchen

Be careful not to get trampled!

Free food in the kitchen every man for himself meme

6. When You’re Dealing With a Pen Thief

That person will rue the day they dared to steal your only pen.

Who stole my I will find you meme

7. When Chef Isn’t Super Impressed with the Kitchen’s Work

This is when you back away. Slowly. 

Lamb is so undercooked it followed mary to school meme

8. When It’s Your First Day at a New Restaurant

You just want someone to hold you and tell you it’s going to be okay. 

I have no idea what I'm doing on the first day of the job meme

9. When You Open the Doors to The Kitchen

Okay, I’ll just be making a pit stop to the ice box, thanks!

Too hot in the kitchen meme

10. When They Ask for the Manager

You would be honored to fulfill that request.

Unhappy server being asked to get the manager meme
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by Jackie Prange

Jackie was a Content Marketing Specialist and Social Media strategist at TouchBistro before moving into business development role. She covered the latest food, dining, and technology trends for the restaurant industry. A lover of all things coffee, Jackie’s hobbies include breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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