When you work at a restaurant you become part of a team, a family of sorts. You learn a lot from each other, too. Sometimes seasoned staff like to play a few initiation tricks on new hires, but it’s all in good fun. It’s how they say “welcome aboard!”
This article from Shiftgig has a number of real jokes and pranks played on new servers and other food service staff, and some of them are truly genius. Asking them to get a bucket of steam or borrow a left-handed spatula from the restaurant next door are great, but how about mopping the parking lot? Hilarious!
Of course you’re going to be nice and stop your new hires from doing anything dangerous or spending too much time on ridiculous made-up tasks, but they are certainly moments they’ll never forget!
Have you ever been on the giving or receiving end of an initiation prank like these?
Read the full article here: 10 Restaurant “Initiations” You Have Probably Been Through