Steve Dublanica

"The Waiter" is the nom de plume of Steve Dublanica, a former Catholic seminarian and mental health care worker turned New York-area waiter. He chronicles his dining room exploits on the website Waiter Rant was nominated for Best American Weblog at the 2006 Bloggie Awards, and paved the way for two books, Waiter Rant: Thanks for the Tip—Confessions of a Cynical Waiter, and Keep the Change: A Clueless Tipper's Quest to Become the Guru of Gratuity.