Sampling restaurant staffers off-menu favorites

Sampling restaurant staffers off-menu favorites
Marissa Guggiana's new book shows what restaurant staff eat before they get down to work. Flickr/Wesley Oostvogels
Sampling restaurant staffers off-menu favorites
Marissa Guggiana's new book shows what restaurant staff eat before they get down to work. Flickr/Wesley Oostvogels

Sampling restaurant staffers off-menu favorites

Marissa Guggiana spent a lot of time in restaurants over the years as both a staffer and a customer. In her latest book, the food writer offers a glimpse of a menu most diners never see. Off the Menu: Staff Meals from America’s Top Restaurants explores what restaurant staff eat before they get down to work. Eight Forty-Eight spoke with Guggiana to learn why staff meals are so important in a restaurant.