June 8, 2012
How long have you worked there? 8 months
Neighborhood: Old Town
What's your favorite thing about the job?
The staff and diversity of the clientele. "We have a great, professional staff, but we also have a lot of fun. As for the diversity of the clientele, on the weeknights, a lot of business professionals come in. Since we're inside the Intercontinental Hotel, a lot of Europeans come in on the weekend."
What's your most memorable story/experience on the job?
"Two weeks ago I had ladies from Ft. Lauderdale come in for a bachelorette party. I was their server and took care of them and made sure it was a great experience for them. They took pictures with me at the end of the night. It was a blast."
What plans or ambitions do you have for the future?
Currently pursuing his bachelor's degree in biology at UIC. Henson hopes to go to a Physician Assistant school afterwards.
What's a fun fact about you, regarding your work as a server or otherwise:
"I had a short stint in the acting world right after high school. I had a walk-on role in the film 'A Beautiful Mind.'"