Restaurants hide ugly patrons in the back, social experiment finds

Do restaurants give preferential treatment to more attractive patrons?

No doubt, according to a new episode of the British docu-series “Tricks of the Restaurant Trade."

Researchers on the program found that stereotypically beautiful diners were seated at restaurant tables near windows or in high visibility areas.

But Adam Pearson, a media professional, who suffers from a rare condition neurofibromatosis that leaves his face covered with non-cancerous tumors, went to some restaurants and was either told there was no room or was led to a table in the back of the establishment, reports The Telegraph.

To conduct the experiment, show producers hired four models to pose as would-be diners at three high-end London restaurants. At each eatery, the group were shown to tables closest to the front of an eatery—so called “golden tables” which see a lot of customer foot traffic.

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