In part 1 of the Restaurant Gigs for Kids Entertainers series, long-time restaurant manager Andrew Cox gave tips on how to get hired as a strolling performer at restaurants and hotels. Here in part 2, he shares more about the restaurant setting and the magician’s role in it, as well as advice on how to get a smooth working experience. See his answers below.
Eyeing that restaurant in your area as your next client but not sure how to offer your magic services or apply for strolling work?
In this new series on how to land restaurant gigs for children’s and family entertainers, we talk with Andrew Cox, a restaurant manager with over 20 years’ experience in the industry, about tips on how to get hired to perform strolling magic. In this first post, we ask Andrew about what managers want to hear when a magician enquires about doing strolling work, when best to call, and what magicians should consider when performing for restaurant goers. We condense and share his answers below.[Read more...]