Acute labour shortage hits diners hard
Published on Feb 23, 2013 9:23 AM
A busy night at a restaurant can look like this: irate customers waving frantically for their orders to be taken, dirty plates waiting to be cleared and empty glasses in need of topping up.
This is becoming a common scene in restaurants here, as the labour shortage hits hard.
It comes at a cost to diners.
The rising costs of manpower, rental and raw ingredients are also translating to higher menu prices.
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