Skip to comments.Teachers union bigs tossed from Albany eatery (cheapskates)
Posted on 02/19/2011 3:33:03 PM PST by dennisw
Cops booted an unruly group of city teachers union officials from a posh Albany eatery after they caused a ruckus over their dinner tab.
Paul Egan, the union's political and legislative director, set off the fracas - claiming the quail he was served, and finished, wasn't large enough.
Egan and about two dozen other members of the United Federation of Teachers spread over three tables at the swank bistro Marché inside 74 State, a boutique hotel down the block from the state Capitol.
And with Egan apparently worked into a froth over the size of his quail in the $40 prix fixe meal, union members looked on without paying the group's bill.
Egan began shouting and demanded to see the manager. The restaurant's owner soon appeared, and pleaded with Egan to calm down, sources said.
When he didn't, restaurant staffers called the cops.
Two officers were dispatched to handle a man who was "yelling and refusing to leave," Albany Detective James Miller said.
To hustle the scene-makers out of the dining room, restaurant managers reduced the bill for the group's prix fixe dinners, Miller said.
Officers told Egan the dispute was a civil matter and ordered him to pay the bill - to which he followed up by asking if he was required to leave a tip, sources said.
"They all had to stand up and walk out the door with the cops behind them," one source said. "It was mortifying. It was like they had to slink out the door."
A source with ties to the union said it's not the first time Egan has been kicked out of a restaurant after making a scene.
"He's done this more than once, though he never got escorted out by the police before that I know of," the source said.
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Took place in Albany NY. What a bunch of cheap thugs. They are used to getting their way.
“Paul Egan, the union’s political and legislative director, set off the fracas - claiming the quail he was served, and finished, wasn’t large enough.”
Never had quail, Paul? Should have ordered the Duck.
TYPICAL DEMOCRAT......SCREW ANYONE YOU CAN!!! AND ACT LIKE THE THUG YOU ARE!!
What a jerk!
I don’t have to pay for my pensions and health care benefits.
Why should I have to pay for my meals?
I hear he also ordered Escargot at a French place down the street and complained about the snails on his plate.
Looks as if this fat mucker has had a LOT of free meals.
I knew a liberal betch whose favorite trick was to complain about every meal she ever ate in a restaurant. Got a lot of price reductions. And she was proud of it. Once had dinner with her, her liberal husband, and some other folks. It was embarrassing. Never again did I go anywhere with them.
On the otherhand these unionist appear to have walked the ticket and got out without paying for their meal. Hmmmmmmmm ... unionists getting something for nothing and not paying their fair share ... that's just normal isn't it?
In the future cook him a chicken but marinade it in cat piss to give it a “gamey” flavor.
I knew someone like that too. Liberal chiseler who always messed around with the wait staff and tried to get freebies and price reductions. His wife was a Federal employee
Time to change restaurant policies in Wisonsin Fur Shur.
You can only afford so much of this nonsense ~ particularly by our society's elite union leaders.
Albany is a cesspool.
Then he follows up by STIFFING THE WORKING STAFF.
LOL! Now that’s funny and no one deserves it more than this turkey.
“claiming the quail he was served, and finished, wasn’t large enough”.
...I usually complain about portion size before I eat. That’s just me though.
>>>>Time to change restaurant policies in Wisonsin Fur Shur.
What does a story from Albany, NY have to do with Wisconsin?
Commie union thugs. A posh Albany eatery. Quail. Hmmmmm. It’s good to be the king when you’re a commie piggy. These greedy, commie bass turds should be in jail.