8:00am-arrive in Cabazon, get coffee and muffin from Starbucks, read
9:00am-arrive at Ruby's, begin trainers' meeting with Edward (Big Boss), Lead FOH Trainer, and 5 other FOH (front of house) trainers.
10:00am-begin assembling table caddies (the thing at each table that holds the salt, pepper, sugar, napkins, ketchup, mustard)
10:30am-bring loads of above-mentioned caddy-fillers in from the delivery outside, prepare said items to run through dishwasher.
11:30am-break for lunch
12:00pm-continue meeting with Edward and FOH trainers. get acquainted with the schedule for the week, receive classroom assignments and team assignments.
1:00pm-meet 5 store managers, Lead BOH (back of house) Trainer and 8 other BOH trainers, play the name game. the BOH trainers did NOT want to play. good times...no...great times.
1:30pm-continue meeting with Edward and FOH trainers, review trainer guidelines, expectations and other blah blah blah blah
2:30pm-blah blah blah blah...
3:00pm-blah blah blaaaaaaaahhhh...
3:30pm-almost done with the meeting.
4:00pm-done with the meeting, allowed to stand up and move around.
4:30pm-check into hotel (Ramada...middle of nowhere)
5:00pm-leave me alone, my neck hurts.
5:30pm-oh my gosh this is what a real job feels like...that's whack! I love being a waitress. I was making 25 dollars an hour on Sunday night this week. And I got to walk around. And I didn't have to listen to blah blah blah for hours.
6:00pm-take a quick shower.
6:30pm-reservations at MatchStick (?) for dinner on Ruby's with entire National Training Team and Management
more to come...
i'm looking forward to most of this...the only thing i'm NOT looking forward to is the different training teams yelling back and forth at each other throughout the restaurant "we've got spirit, yes we do! we've got spirit, how 'bout you?" which, i'm pretty sure, is what's expected of us.
alright...edit...shower time is moving up to 5:49pm...which is now.