It happens, said Kyle Lucas, at least once a week. The server and bartender at Fireside Public House, in East Liberty, will ask an unmasked patron to mask up. And then the patron will yell at Lucas.
“It happens to co-workers all the time,” he said. “There’s a lot of people who don’t want to wear masks, who don’t think they need to, and it’s concerning because a lot of those people can get more aggressive than anyone should be in a restaurant, certainly.”
On Sun., April 4, Gov. Tom Wolf is loosening coronavirus-pandemic restrictions on bars and restaurants. What that will mean for server safety is just one question the industry is asking as the date approaches. Continue reading.