Seven things chefs can relate to this bank holiday weekend

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 27th August 2020

While most people are gearing up for bank holiday weekend, hospitality workers are bracing for a long and busy weekend, tailended with the last monday of the government's Eat Out To Help Out scheme. 

Here are seven things all chefs can empathise with right now: 

1 - As if every weekend wasn't busy enough, this is what you've got to look forward to:


As if weekends weren't busy enough


2 - And come Sunday night, when you're ready for a day off, this will happen:


And come Sunday evening


3 - Your mates will bang on about how excited they are for the bank holiday. Meanwhile, this will be you: 


Excited for a relaxing weekend

4 - Inescapably, you'll tell FOH the special is 86, but people will keep ordering it anyway, and this will be you:


5 - You might think you can escape, but let's face it, ain't nobody going to cover you:

asking people to pick up my shift


6 - You might find some solace in the walk in: 

Going inside the walk in

7 - But ultimately, more than ever, this statement will ring true this weekend:

How this statement rings truer than ever on a bank holiday weekend

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 27th August 2020

Seven things chefs can relate to this bank holiday weekend