On the heels of the place I work at being voted the No. 1 Asian restaurant in town, the business has been getting a lot of extra customers on top of the regular crowd. Last night, one of the cooks had to leave early due to a family emergency, which shifted the kitchen dynamic and put me in a position to be the only individual who could run the tickets for the upcoming dinner service.
We did probably 200+ covers that night, and this was the most orders I ever had to deal with by myself. I normally would run tickets for less than 100 orders, give or take a dozen or so. In short, I got dragged through the ringer countless times during the night. It was a very stressful, nerve-wracking kind of evening.
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