The BASICS of customer service make all the difference

My mother and I have frequented Portinos Restaurant for years because it’s the closest restaurant to her hairdresser; we make those outings half-day occasions to hang out together so convenience is key. Real World Story: In the past, the food has been really good, but NEVER the service. We’ve put up with BAD service because […]

The Customer Service Way of Indian Hospitality

Real World Story: I just spent the last 10 days in southern India. During this second time that I’ve visited this country, I paid particular attention to the customer service at a variety of establishments, including hotels, entire villages, and even a world-renowned eye care hospital named Aravind Eye Care System. What I found was […]

Impressive customer service at the Capital Grille

Real World Story:  This year I’ve presented many dinner programs for healthcare workers at upscale restaurants. The service I’ve received at these high-end establishments has been mixed—from BAD to best. On one occasion, however, I had an experience to remember. The second I walked into Capital Grille, I was greeted by a smiling hostess who […]