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Rude waiter sacked from Halifax restaurant

11 September 2009 by
Rude waiter sacked from Halifax restaurant

A waiter has been sacked after signing off a customer's bill with the misspelt words "thank you littell f***ker".

The waiter at the Cactus Joe Mexican restaurant in Halifax put the message on the bottom of a family's bill referring to their two year old, who had complained during the meal, according to reports in today's Metro.

The family visited the restaurant on its opening weekend and had been seated in the advertised kid's zone but had been frustrated by slow service and poor food which had led to complaints from the little girl.

Dad Craig Cartin said: "The meal was indifferent anyway but to be abused on the bill is unbelievably offensive, it's awful behaviour."

Restaurant owner Steve Ryan apologised unreservedly to the family for the message, admitting the behaviour was "inexcusable" and has invited the family back this weekend as his guests.

By Emily Manson

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