Women in restaurant industry experience more sexual harassment from customers than in kitchens, top female chef says
Anita Singh / The Telegraph
While professional kitchens have a reputation for being testosterone-fuelled, Smyth said that most inappropriate behaviour comes from drunken male customers behaving badly towards waitresses. "I see a lot of things. Believe me, when you work front of house at a restaurant and you've got middle aged men who have had a few drinks and you're a pretty young woman - the stuff that gets said is absolutely disgusting," Smyth said.