I work in a small boutique fine dining establishment. Most days are great, get in set up, do breakfast and lunch while doing prep for the nite during that time. I get off for 3 hours, return and then do a dinner service with 2 seatings. During dinner we do get two hits when we are rushing and I love the feeling when it goes right.
Lately, it seems like I not finding my pace. I pull the plates in order, but then I want to start the cod parm and go back to the plates so the cod cooks. But then my chef steps in and ganies the plates. The more I seem to try to find my pace, my chef steps in and get even worse.
We have had many a great nite, don't get me wrong. Where in such a small space I know where he is, what he is doing and he for me. It works so good most of the time, we get the thrill of the rush and it goes well.
But lately, I seem to just......
What can I do? Does this happen to you? Is it normal?