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Sophie Gayot on the set of CBS' "The Insider"
Sophie Gayot on the set of "The Insider" .

On July 30, 2008, Sophie Gayot was invited to appear on “The Insider,” the CBS nightly, half-hour entertainment newsmagazine, which ranks second only to "Entertainment Tonight" in the genre. Sophie was interviewed by Victoria Recaño, and the pair had a discussion based on the just-released book Waiter Rant, in which the author, a former waiter, reveals dirty secrets about restaurants.

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