food service jobs

The Good, the Bad, the Ugly at McDonald’s Store Australia

I’ve worked at a very busy McDonald’s store in Australia for around a year and a half. In my time there I’ve certainly seen the good, the bad and, not surprisingly, the ugly.
Of course you have the perils of horrible customers, a far from glamourous working environment and the regular insults to your intelligence from [...]

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Bakery Assistant also known as Bakery Cleaner

My job is the Bakery Assistant in the afternoon. That really just translates to the bakery cleaner… because everyone knows there is no bread baked in the afternoons (at least in grocery stores anyway). Before this job I was working in the grocery department of the same supermarket, but due to being a full time [...]

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I like my job at Maccas

I’ve been working at Maccas for 1.5 years now, and I actually, contrary to most stories you see, actually enjoy it.
I’m 15, and go to school near where the store I work is. The best thing about the store is that it’s in a shopping centre. Yes, no toilets to clean, no tables and customer area [...]

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Fast Food Job is Bad for the Health

I am a fast food worker and have been for 5 years. During college, I decided to work at one to gain extra money to keep me afloat. I was crew and of course it fine at first. The restaurant at the time was slow and I basically felt that my minimum wage pay out [...]

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Restaurant Worker – My First Day of Work

Okay, so my format is somewhat different from most of the entries here. It’s me reading and illustrating the story on video. But otherwise I think it meets all the requirements of the site. It’s true. It’s about my fast food job. And the worst day of my life.
Part One:
www dot youtube dot com/watch?v=j_c9PiTmo7c
Part Two:
www [...]

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McDonalds Employee: Unfairly Judge by People

I have been a manager at McDonalds for six years and employeed for a total of 8. During my time in management, I left and started a job in real estate but found my way back to McDonalds within 12 months.
It was unbelievable the respect I was automatically given for the simple reason I [...]

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The Life of a Restaurant Worker is NO Easy Feat!

I was basically raised to be a restaurant worker! My Mom was a waitress and my Dad a bartender. All of my siblings started in a restaurant but are out now. I grew a love for the business and have decided to make it my career. Only problem is, I seem to let everyday stresses [...]

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Not a Bed of Roses of McDonalds Employee

I don’t know if anyone has ever worked at McDonalds before, but I know how it has been for me during the last 4 years – Horrible!
I lost my fingertip at McDonalds and it has caused me alot of pain and suffering. I can’t do things like I used to. I hate working for McDonalds. [...]

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A Story of a 14 Year Old Overworked Mcdonald’s Worker

Don’t ever work for fast food., especially when the manager is a sad 19 year old high school drop out who looks 30 and is currently on a mid-life crisis and is therefore taking out her angst on 14 year old girls like me.
I worked from McDonalds from March and only recently quit in the [...]

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McDonald’s Employee – Miserable at McDonald’s

Oh my god. I have been working in McDonalds for 5 months so far, and I’ve only been on the front counter 3 fucking times.
The first time was for 5 minutes on my first day. Jess didn’t even bother explaining to me how to use it and just said: “You’re on front counter.” After about [...]

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