22 Food Service Workers Revealed Their Worst Encounters With Entitled Customers, And These People Shouldn’t Be Allowed In Restaurants

Working in food service can be very physically and mentally taxing. Even though the work is tough, it is often very underappreciated. Though many customers are generous and kind, other can be nasty, demanding, and entitled.

jimmy fallon as a fast food cashier getting scolded by a customer holding mustard

NBC

We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community who have worked in food service to tell us about the most entitled customers they’ve ever dealt with. The responses were beyond infuriating. Here are some of the most shocking stories:

Note: Some submissions contain stories of sexual harassment.

1.“I worked at McDonald’s in college. We HAD to pick up part of Christmas Day, as no one was allowed to be off. A customer screamed at me and told me I was ruining her Christmas because we were out of peppermint mocha coffee. Her husband said they would take regular mochas instead, but when I handed it to her, she cried and poured it on

Read More

Amjad Khalid’s Dough Central Connects People Through Food

Food connects us all. It connects us to each other, to our own pasts and

identities/memories, and to the larger world around us. We can think of these

connections as going both inwards and outwards, so that food can take us into

exploring ourselves as well as the impact that we as individuals might have on other

people, economies, ecologies, and society. Food has been our basic language and the

reason the world connects. It lights up our mood when we are sharing a meal with our

loved ones. It’s a way we have shared foods throughout history and it’s a language that

connects us all. No matter what language we speak Hindi, Chinese, or English we can

stir the pot and cook something that we can all enjoy. Sharing foods and recipes is the

common language we all understand, even dating back in our history when people

were trading

Read More