How not to respond to customer feedback


Here is a great example of how not to handle negative customer feedback (from The Consumerist via Stuff from Patti Shock):

    A woman in Brisbane, Australia saw an ad for 50% off the bill at Casa Flamenco, a local restaurant, so she and some friends went out for dinner. The experience wasn't good—untrained waiter, mediocre food, small servings, long wait time, and despite the half-off coupon the meal was surprisingly expensive for the value. The woman—a restaurant marketer—wrote a polite email to the restaurant with some professional feedback and suggestions on how to improve service.

    Here's what the restaurant wrote back to the woman:

    Dear Lorraine,

    your are an idiot we dont need your feedback.

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