r/antiwork Jan 14 '22 Silver 5 Helpful 16 Wholesome 10

So sorry, I'm broke so I can only pay you $77 for my food. You were great though.

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u/firesoups Jan 15 '22

The customers are WHY I cook. I like working in restaurants, every aspect. It’s fun. I’ve worked every position in front and back of house. After almost 20 years, I stay in the kitchen. Customers are exhausting.

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u/Gildian Jan 15 '22

Worked for McDonald's for 5ish years so not quite the same as a nicer restaurant cook per se but God damn shifts working the counter were pure hell most days. I basically begged to be put on grill or assembly

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u/shitdesk Jan 16 '22

I agree I’ve worked both dishes and host for a restaurant and only left because they refused to give me a raise and yelled at me when I stopped doing all the extra shit including taking the food out for the waiters and waitresses that couldn’t do it themselves because they were arguing with customers (the one that mainly did it got fired mid shift and I was told not asked to learn and do it during a Friday dinner rush thankfully it’s a small town so I knew everyone and they were forgiving but I only got the tips that other the waiters and waitresses shared with me because I didn’t get any)