Evaluation Essay of Cracker Barrel Restaurant Everyone has a favorite restaurant that he or she loves to eat at. My favorite restaurant to eat at is Cracker Barrel. The Cracker Barrel restaurants are not well known for fine dining, but for the down-to-earth ambience of country folks dining. I always enjoy dining at the Cracker Barrel because the atmosphere is welcoming, the food is great, the service is excellent, and an added gift shop offers encouragement. Every time I walk into a Cracker Barrel restaurant I obtain the best feeling.
My Ceviche Experience Choosing a delicious and satisfactory dish is not easy. I was looking from the car watching all these different fast foods restaurants and buffets; to see which of these restaurants could get my attention. I was on a mission to search for a rare Peruvian dish called “Ceviche’’. This is a popular seafood dish served all over Peru. I have never eaten “Ceviche’’ before, and could never understand why everyone liked and said wonderful things about this special dish.
I showed my mother and she was very upset because she knew that I could have gotten really ill from that. After that experience, I have yet to touch a piece of chicken at Golden Corral. I went to a café for poetry night once and I really enjoyed that food experience. The food was great and so was the poetry. There weren’t any heavy foods because it was a café but there were sandwiches, salads, and different types of drinks.
We were taken to our table and asked a drink order. Our drinks were received and the order was taken in a timely manner. The server was very knowledgeable of the menu and was very polite while taking our order. To quench our appetite, we ordered an appetizer of mozzarella sticks. They were fried and crispy and came with a marinara dipping sauce.
That provided me with a peace of mind of looking up every time for her coming in the restaurant and having to navigate her to our table. I was then seated with two menus and asked if I needed a few minutes. The entire time I realized the waitress had a smile on her face and didn’t automatically assume anything. I find it very odd when a waiter/waitress, assume you want an alcoholic beverage or something specific. A person’s mood can easily change if they feel
Stephanie Ilardi Written Assignment #1 Culinary Externship November 19, 2014 Banquet And Catering When going out to eat or attending a banquet, people rarely think about the hard work that is put in to create the wonderful dining experience that they enjoy. The average consumer fails to consider the countless hours of slaving over a stove, dicing hundreds of vegetables, and most of all striving to make sure that every single detail of the experience is perfect. The two most common styles of dining are “A La Carte” and “banquet style” dining. People rarely think about the major differences in the techniques and procedures used to create these two unique but very different dining options. Personally I thought that there wasn’t much of a difference between the two until I attended CIA, and furthermore, until I experienced both first hand while working at The Round Hill Country Club.
The small size of the restaurant is raved as a turn off to the reviewer and she states that it would be best to order take out if anything, seeing as the restaurant only holds about 18 people. The reviewer is kind enough to describe many options from the menu that range from heart to healthy while staying in a good price budget. The price is very effective seeing as the restaurant popped up amidst of many upscale restaurants. The reviewer also mentions the atmosphere of the restaurant seems “clubby” with decorated fans, neon lights, pumped up pop music, and the sizzling you could hear in the kitchen. If I was reading this article, I would not consider this resturant for a family type.