food service jobs

A Job at McDonalds is Not for Everyone

I’m 16 years old and I work at a McDonalds in WV. Before I worked at McDonalds there were certain stereotypes that were always held deep within me, such as microwaving the food. We don’t. In fact I’m happy that this McDonalds was my very first job, and I’ve been considering staying here too.
However, not [...]

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Work Politics is Getting Dirty at McDonalds

I started at McDonalds in Oct 2003, That’s like 2 years and 5 months.
For the last 8-12 months I’ve been on 3 trials in order to be promoted to a crew trainer. It is something that I have wanted for a while and has seriously grown on me. I found it very hard as a [...]

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Surrounded with Immature Co-workers at Tim Hortons

Hello, my name is Big Kyle. I am 17 and I have worked at Tim Hortons for a year and two months. In this time I have learned that you need to be extremely careful when eating at a fast food joint. For instance, my co-worker has accidentally put a glove in his teachers sandwich, [...]

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What’s It Like at McDonald from The Point of View of a Young Crew

So here i am, a 15 year old kid that is working in a shit-hole building that they call McDonalds. Pretty Much I could sum up my experienced at McDonalds in one word;SUCKS. Ok, my daily routine. I wake up at about 6:00am in the morning because of some dumbshit reason they want the 15 [...]

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Uncut:The Behind the Scene at Sardellas

So, I just started at Sardellas, a local pizza place in Arizona. I get calls from customers saying they don’t want the wings because it tasted like they used old oil or they got food poisoning. Oh and we clean our bathrooms with glass cleaner. I never knew glass cleaners killed bacteria [sarcasm] & when [...]

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Broadway Barista…..I love my coffee shop job

I work on Broadway, a busy street of infamy in a major metropolitan city. No, it’s not the famous Broadway of New York, full of classy acts and theater snobs. My Broadway is something more like the telegraph avenue in Berkley or it’s neighbor Haight/Ashbery. Every city has a Broadway; it’s Hennipen or Lyndale in [...]

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Planet Hollywood Waiter Job…….Putting off the Real World

After college, I decided that I would put off the real world and do the CIEE work abroad program. I’d highly recommend it to anyone as I had a great time. So I set off to France in search of employment, armed with broken French and a card which lets me work there [...]

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Kurdish Waiter Duties……..Dreaming of My Own Restaurant.

I work in a keller. Every day the people order and I serve them breakfast, lunch, apertifs. I came from Turkey. I’ve been here for 11 years in Zurich, Switzerland. I’m not actually Turkish, I’m Kurdish. In Turkey it is a bit hard for us. In 1988, I came [...]

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McDonalds job…..All about the team

I worked as a crew member at McDonald’s in Plainview, New York right after high
school. Mcdonald’s always seemed like a good first job and one of my best friends worked
there….so I went in and applied.
I loved it. It was a lot of fun. We were a very…highly rated store. Mcdonalds has
an internal rating system.
It was [...]

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Fast Food Cashier……silly stuff

I am a cashier at a fast food restaurant. Getting their orders…umm…making sure
that…it’s like some silly stuff…making sure that their order is right. Ok…making
sure that they are satisfied on the product of…you know…the food…and the
quantity…whatever..whatever, whatever….that’s about it.
I took the job because I need money. I’ve been doing it for almost 5 months…6. I got
the [...]

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