Restaurateurs need to polish the lily, not guild it

There are some times when fine dining can be memorably satisfying.  Like when the whole team of waiting staff place each guest’s dish on the table at precisely the same moment; it’s like watching the best choreography in action, turning a necessary action that could be so mundane into a piece of seemingly effortless theatre. Like professional dancers, it can only look effortless after hours of practice and drilling.  Skilled hospitality professionals take great pride (and have quite a lot of fun) in making this process perfect, under the watchful eye of their Maitre d’ or, in the following case, their Executive Chef http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QeUAznAAks