Servers in Venice Work in Major Flood (video)

We all have our reasons for not wanting to go to work at our restaurants each day. Maybe you need a personal day because you’ve had three clopens in a row or maybe your uniforms are all dirty or maybe you just need a full day without someone asking you if their burger is ready. Whatever the reason, it’s justified. However, just be happy you don’t work in Venice, Italy.

The city is three-quarters under water because of severe weather and rising tides, but don’t worry. Climate change isn’t a real thing. Anyway, the flooding could possibly get as bad as it was all the way back in 1966 which is way before most you who are reading this were even born. Hell, it was before I was born and I’m as old as the bottle of ketchup I refilled last week for the 1000th time. The city of Venice is used to it though and life goes on. And by “life goes on” I mean that the restaurants stay open. Those servers slip on some galoshes and carry pizzas to hungry tourists giving no mind to the ankle deep water.

So the next time you don’t want to go to work, just think of the servers in Italy and what they have to deal with it. I suppose the one good thing about the restaurant being flooded is that the sidewalk is easier: no mopping.

I wait tables and bitch about it on my blog, The Bitchy Waiter.

2 thoughts on “Servers in Venice Work in Major Flood (video)

  1. I was in Venice that day. It was crazy. Please sitting in the square drinking their coffees in their rubber boots with water up above their ankles.

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