Why can't a restaurant offer me my preferred hours and be happy that I am offering them any time at all?

I asked "I need help. I want to work in a restaurant, but I only want to work M-f 8am-4pm and be off major US holidays, Christmas Eve, New Years Eve.?" and everyone told me that wouldn't work out. Why can't a restaurant just appreciate that I am offering them any hours?
Update: If what you guys said is true, management in general needs a lot of work.
Update 2: Here is the thing, there are plenty of other employees to cover the hours I don’t want so what is the issue?
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