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Seafood restaurant server baffled by customers who dine in despite their severe seafood allergies, sparking debate in the comments: 'I don't understand the logic'

Would you put your life in the hands of a 17-year-old line cook who cheated on his food allergen training?
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Entitled Boomer barges through the employee entrance to ask prep cooks to make a dinner reservation for him: '[It was] 5 hours before we open'

Entitled Boomer barges through the employee entrance to ask prep cooks to make a dinner reservation for him: '[It was] 5 hours before we open'

The kitchen in a restaurant can be a dangerous place. Hot pans, sharp knives, and fast-moving line cooks lie at every turn–so it's certainly no place for an entitled Kevin to make a dinner reservation.
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25 Perflexing interior design choices that make zero sense

25 Perflexing interior design choices that make zero sense

Home decoration is highly personal, as these people with very specific tastes can tell you. The things that you love to have in your home might baffle other people. But when it's your home, you can do as you please! The only way other people will get to judge your all-yellow bathroom or your jagged DIY sink is when you sell the place. Not all DIY projects are created equal. It's one thing to paint or wallpaper your living room to your taste. It's a whole other story when you start cutting up yo…
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'I sold him a plate of onions for $3': Entitled customer leaves typed note to pizza chef demanding no cheese or tomatoes

'I sold him a plate of onions for $3': Entitled customer leaves typed note to pizza chef demanding no cheese or tomatoes

Customers with specific food demands should reconsider whether or not it's worth it to dine out. This customer clearly has a lot of anxiety around food ordering, which can be completely understandable if said customer were to have strict dietary restrictions. Still, to have the audacity to walk into a pizza spot with a typed list of instructions that includes no cheese or tomatoes is something else entirely. Yes, you read that right. No cheese or tomatoes at your average pizza spot. What did th…
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'I’d explain it to you, but I left my crayons at home’: 20+ Times waiters and chefs saved their funniest jabs for their coworkers

'I’d explain it to you, but I left my crayons at home’: 20+ Times waiters and chefs saved their funniest jabs for their coworkers

A bunch of waiters and chefs revealed the funniest things they’ve ever heard in the workplace. While working in a restaurant’s back of house (BOH), employees quickly gain a playful rapport with each other.
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42 Culinary Catastrophes Concocted By Tasteless Chefs That'll Haunt Your Kitchen Nightmares

Babe, what's wrong? You've hardly touched your peppermint, pickle, hotdog pie
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20 Cooking Mishaps for Wannabe Chefs Who Can’t Catch a Break

20 Cooking Mishaps for Wannabe Chefs Who Can’t Catch a Break

Nice going there, chef! If you're a viewer of The Bear but you can't cook to save your life, you may have found yourself pretending to be Carmy in your tiny kitchen as you boil a pot of pasta to complete imperfection. The truth is that no matter how many times you choose to mumble “yes, chef or ”no, chef" while you're cooking, some hopeless wannabe cooks simply are not capable of improvement. It's the same for folks who can't exercise via running. Some people are just not meant for it. After al…
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College graduate informs father she won't take care of him in old age, prompting him to move her monthly allowance of $1000 into a retirement plan instead: ‘You’ll be on your own'

College graduate informs father she won't take care of him in old age, prompting him to move her monthly allowance of $1000 into a retirement plan instead: ‘You’ll be on your own'

People in their twenties who are receiving buckets of money from their parents should learn a thing or two about respect. For some reason, spoiled kids treat their parents worse than kids who actually have to work for what they earn. Call it entitlement, call it privilege, call it whatever you want… I think it's absurd. This college graduate was receiving a monthly allowance of $1000 from her father, who was remarried to a woman she hated. The graduate, who we'll call Karen, was always being me…
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Update: 'It was enough to fire him immediately': Food hall managers keep kids and "fancy bigwigs" waiting outside in 90 degree heat

Update: 'It was enough to fire him immediately': Food hall managers keep kids and "fancy bigwigs" waiting outside in 90 degree heat

Dining halls serve hundreds or thousands of people each day, so keeping things running smoothly is paramount. If you've ever wanted to waste a lazy afternoon, spend some time watching videos of how professional chefs make lunch for the masses. It's fascinating to see the processes behind budgeting for the ingredients, then cooking a massive meal for hundreds of people . Instead of cooking for just one person, lunch chefs have to cook for hundreds, sometimes only with one or two people to help t…
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'Owner's called me 12 times in the past 3 days': Server quits on the spot after being tipped $0 by customers

'Owner's called me 12 times in the past 3 days': Server quits on the spot after being tipped $0 by customers

A waiter lost out on hundreds of dollars, but the restaurant's owner acted like nothing was wrong. It's poor management decisions like this that lead employees to quit… and this person did quit on the spot after being treated badly. Some people move from serving to managing and completely forget all the actual problems that waitstaff encounter. It seems like once the apron is off and the newly-appointed manager works on spreadsheets or takes naps in the back office, they stop caring about their…
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'Lo and behold... they had no mail service': Community handyman digs up an entire neighborhoods' mailboxes

'Lo and behold... they had no mail service': Community handyman digs up an entire neighborhoods' mailboxes

One retiree realized he had the time and resources to make a difference in his neighborhood. As his grandkid wrote in a post to r/maliciouscompliance, “it's pretty amazing what you can get done with 8 business hours of free time.” Being retired is great in that way---you can do anything you please, including getting well acquainted with your neighbors. Next up,
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'You better believe I wore the "baby sharp" hat everyday': Clever line cook gets snubbed by a humorless manager, makes their own fun by wearing the joke on their uniform

It's important to keep some semblance of 'fun' in the workplace because that's the only thing that's getting you (and your coworkers) through your workday. But like every group project in middle school, there's always going to be a Debbie Downer in your group, determined to squash any good-natured fun that falls outside of the rulebook.
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Vindictive housemate terminates lease with no warning, other resident complies but takes the fridge with her

Entitled housemate terminates lease with no warning, other resident complies but takes the fridge with her

There are a few universal rules of etiquette that come with shared living. Choosing to terminate a lease with no warning is certainly not following those guidelines. Usually, the common problems with roommates involve their cleanliness, their noise levels, the amount of time they spend in the shower, etc. All of those issues are valid ones, but we've seen them all before. Rarely do you come across a housemate with so much audacity that she feels she is in the right to talk to the landlord behin…
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'You said we should follow the system, and we did': Micromanager boss insists he knows better than staffers, leaving restaurant in 'chaos'

'You said we should follow the system, and we did': Micromanager boss insists he knows better than staffers, leaving restaurant in 'chaos'

Customers only knew that their food was delayed , but this kitchen worker shared what happened behind the scenes. Professional chefs have a job like no other. There's a strict hierarchy, and a lot of shouting happening, but there's a sense of comradery as well. At many restaurants, each chef tends to one type of food or one area. When all goes smoothly, it ensures that customers get the food they ordered fast. And the longer the team of chefs works together, the better their workflow becomes. T…
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Update: 'That's the end of my narcissistic boss': Boss gets fired after dishwashing malicious compliance

Update: 'That's the end of my narcissistic boss': Boss gets fired after dishwashing malicious compliance

Working in a kitchen is the kind of high-octane environment where people can get testy and emotions can run high. Those of us who have worked in restaurants before know exactly what this is like, and those of us who have not can pretend they understand because they watch The Bear . This thread was initially posted to Reddit's r/MaliciousCompliance subreddit a few months ago, but the original poster is back with a new update. For the sake of clarity, we have included both posts below. In the fir…
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'Best $60 I ever made': Steak-eating diners get caught in torrential downpour after refusing to dine indoors

'Best $60 I ever made': Steak-eating diners get caught in torrential downpour after refusing to dine indoors

These diners bet against Mother Nature and lost badly. That's what happens when you think you know better than everyone around you! The weather is not something any of us can control. If we could, we'd happily stop hurricanes and tornados in their tracks. But of course, human beings can't stop hundreds of thousands of raindrops or snowflakes from falling to Earth. It's halfway through the 2020s, if we could have this technology, someone would've invented it by now. No, all we have for now is um…
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