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A Solution To Coworkers Stealing Your Work Materials

post #1 of 17
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Behold: Station fort.

One way in, one way out. Try to get my gear now, thieves!
post #2 of 17

Ummmm.........

 

If that's all of your own gear, that you purchased yourself, well then, fine.

 

If it belongs to the employer and is calculated for everyone's use then there is a problem.

 

Either there isn't enough equipment to go around, and the employer has to go out and purchase bowls, 1/9th  inserts, spatulas, etc, 

 

OR

 

You're going to have to be diplomatic and learn how to share, and anticipate what other co-worker's needs are.....

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post #3 of 17

What if someone needs to get to the fire extinguisher? I think an inspector might have a problem with that set-up.

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Oh good god, it was meant as humor.
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Sorry.......

 

It's just that I've been around too long to see a cook grab ALL of the 1/9th AND 1/6th inserts, so now the salad person can't set up their station, or all of the whisks or rubber spatulas are confiscated.  Heck, I've known cooks who'd vacuum pack whisks and bury them in the tomato sauce in the walk-in so they'd have their favorite whisk after their day off.

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post #6 of 17
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That pic is probably an eighth of our total equipment, and half of my station.
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Extra towels hidden in the ceiling panels?

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Extra towels hidden in the ceiling panels?
It is too hilarious to not be true!!! lol.gif
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Extra towels hidden in the ceiling panels?


Seen that - also seen them stuffed behind various supplies and machinery.

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post #10 of 17

I used to hide my towels in large pastry bags.

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post #11 of 17
Wrapped up in cling film and stuffed behind/on top of the coil in the walk-in.............

Ceiling tiles, Huh! Amateurs................ Most who try this one are careless and you can see the dirty/greasy fingerprints on the tiles, and chipped edges on the tiles, or crooked tiles.

I can see a stash from 15 ft away, and I'll raid it if I need to...........
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post #12 of 17

I used to put a couple of bundles in the trunk of my car. No one could figure out my stash.

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I can see a stash from 15 ft away, and I'll raid it if I need to...........

lol

 

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I've known cooks who'd vacuum pack whisks and bury them in the tomato sauce in the walk-in so they'd have their favorite whisk after their day off.

 

Brilliant.

 

 

Chefbuba that's cheating!

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post #14 of 17

if you cant beat em, then join em. or find our who stole your stuff and kick their ass.

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post #15 of 17

haha my towels are wrapped in bags , hidden inside a microwave ( that we dont use ) XD

 

The problem in our kitchen is the sponges ( when we need them we cant find them ) everyday my sponge gets stolen and i never find it , so now i hide them. Where you ask ? In a plastic bag taped to under my station ( hasn´t been found yet ) .  

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post #16 of 17
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At my last kitchen, the chef and I actually glued a folded towel to a table, and laughed our a**es off watching cooks trying to take it without anyone seeing.
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Mayhem, I would've died laughing if I saw that.

 

KK that's a good one.

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