Articles by Marie Scott

  1. Served: Do good employers exist in Texas?

    It was a lazy Sunday. I was working at a small dive-bar (Jerry’s Bar and Grill) in Brighton, CO and there were maybe two customers in the entire place. I had been broken into the service industry at a multitude of Mexican restaurants (contrary to any stereotypes, Mexicans work ...

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  2. Served: 2.13 Per Hour Isn't Enough

    Ever since I moved here, I’ve noticed a very distinct (and new to me) attitude from nearly every employer. It never ceases to shock me, no matter how many times it is blatantly expressed. This attitude embodies everything that is wrong with the food-service industry here in Texas. Yet ...

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  3. Served: A food service industry column

    After dedicating nearly a decade of my life to the foodservice industry, I think it’s safe to say, it fucking blows. The restaurant food chain of labor is brutal, and is mentally, emotionally, and physically taxing. I have successfully wasted my youth running around trying to make unappreciative customers ...

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