Kitchen Tales….crazy boss

This boss would turn on you faster then you could blink photo by pexels

Back in the day I had boss that would go from perky and pleasant to pissed off and profane. This as you could tell made for interesting working conditions.

Used to make hundreds of platters  and this boss would destroy any platter she thought was imperfect. Photo by pexels

Your day would almost be over your cleaning your station to go home and then it would happen…..thump, crash, splat your work destroyed before your deflated eyes. She was unhappy, but she couldn’t just tell you what part she didn’t like. She would destroy it so you would have to start over. It happened so often I would often show her every platter I made but sometimes regardless of what she said earlier she still could evoke chaos at any instant.

She developed a reputation and all the chefs that worked with her would pray they completed their work before crossing her path. We would also deligate someone to be the messenger. This boss was a piece of work. Don’t be this boss. This boss ruled in fear….fear is not the way to productive and engaged employees.

Sometimes you cleaned up to go home a few times

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