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Two trendy restaurants in Paris give good-looking people better tables than not-so-good-looking people. This is according to staff who used to work at two eateries. The former employees told Parisian newspaper about restaurants' seating policy. They said: " good-looking customers are led to good places, where they can be easily seen; non-good-looking ones must be seated in corners of room." This rule did not apply to celebrity diners. rule for them was that, "pretty or ugly, old or young," they got good tables. Even waiters and waitresses were employed based on looks. One ex-waitress said: "Anyone short, without model's physique and over 30 need not apply."

ex-staff members said restaurant owners wanted to make sure restaurant had good image by seating attractive guests in easy-to-see places. They said restaurants' owner would visit regularly to make sure his 'beauty policy' was working. If he saw someone whose face he didn't like at good table, he would tell staff: "There are good-looking people, you put them here; there are bad-looking people, you put them there." Furthermore, staff could not promise to give table to customers who telephoned to make booking, just in case they were not beautiful. Staff only decided where to seat them after they came to restaurant and looked at their faces.

 


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