>tell my girl i love subs
>she thinkin i wanna dominate her in bed
sitting in silence with your best friend is actually really nice because youre together and youre just happy to be...
im not the first to make this joke but its a good joke. it bears repeating
replaying the same level in a video game for the hundredth time
So, I get conflicted and embarrassed at my family’s habits a lot. Asking you as a barista, am I in the wrong for doing something that’s “someone else’s job”, or is my dad in the wrong?
Well…yeah, it is a part of our job to clean. But we’re not janitors either, it’s not our primary job to clean up our customers’ mess. Often we’re too busy cooking your meals, preparing your coffee, working at registers so you can get your meals and beverages. And many times, definitely when you’re like me who works in a big city, we get way too busy to get the chance to check the seating areas and clean.
So leaving behind a mess means there are going to be new customers not wanting to sit where you sat because there is a mess. Which this is often common at fast food chains, and many fast food chains have very limited seating. Bigger restaurants on the other hand usually would have their employees clean in between seating. (and that’s only based on observation because i’ve never worked as a waitress) Usually that would be the job of the person taking orders.
However working at a fast food joint, our primary job is to stand at the register and/or preparing food/drinks. We often get a few times to do quick spot cleanings, which consist of wiping down tables and condiment bars, and sometimes sweeping (which can be difficult when there are people sitting already) The cleaning usually occurs before/after breaks (that is if we’re not incredibly busy) or during slow periods.
The main issue, at least in my opinion, about leaving behind a mess is that it not only makes you look lazy and slobbish, but it’s kinda disrespectful. Not to just us, but to future customers. Because no one wants to sit where other strangers have left their mess at. Plus I mean…c’mon people, it really wouldn’t hurt to put away the trash. Sometimes people are in a rush and need to go, that’s understandable…but it’s also possible to take into consideration getting ready to leave sooner or getting to the location earlier.
So that’s my two cents on it. I clean when I have to but I can’t help but sigh and shake my head when I see cups and napkins sitting on tables. Definitely more invigorating when it’s tables right next to the trash. Also one small thing to note with napkins: please try and take as many as you will use. I throw away so many napkins being left around, no one can reuse them. They get thrown straight and I’ve thrown away 5-10 at a time so many times. It’s a HUGE waste.
I still don’t understand why people don’t push in their chairs when they leave.
Or put away their trash.