name for waitstaff?

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  1. momandseandodisney

    momandseandodisney DIS Veteran

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    the call hosekeeprrs/maids MOUSEKEEPERS
    do they can the wait staf anything else other then "waitress/waiter":confused3
     
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  3. robinb

    robinb DIS Veteran

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    Not that I know of. And I don't even know if Disney themselves calls the Housekeepers "Mousekeepers" ... I thought it was just an internet thing because "Mouse" rhymes with "House".
     
  4. ljcrochet

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    At Ohana, the waitstaff is called Cousins.
     
  5. TheRustyScupper

    TheRustyScupper You can observe a lot by watching.

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    1) Correct.
    2) Disney calls housekeepers, housekeepers.
    3) The "Cousins" at Ohana comes from the casual usage in Hawaii.
    4) Native Hawaiians address each other as "cousin". *

    * You can do a Google as to origin, but the base reason is not a pleasant story.
     
  6. robinb

    robinb DIS Veteran

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    I'm usually a google monkey, but I can't find this. I must be using the incorrect search terms. Link, pretty please?
     
  7. TDC Nala

    TDC Nala 1937, what a year that was

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    It's usually "servers" which is the gender-neutral term. (It is generally considered more correct these days to use a gender-neutral term).

    I never use Mousekeepers - way too cute - and am sort of glad there isn't a cute term for the servers.
     
  8. I Love Thumper

    I Love Thumper Mouseketeer

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    You can always use the term "Cast Member," as that it how Disney describes its employees. So, the CAST MEMBER at Kona...California Grill...Narcoosee's...you get the picture.
     
  9. CFL

    CFL Mouseketeer

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    Some locations have themed named but they are pretty much just called servers. For example at ESPN they are supposed to introduce themselves as your 'coach' although I have seen it done maybe one or two times.
     

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