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    21 Photos That'll Make Kitchen Workers Say "Been There"

    Apologies to my fellow kitchen workers.

    1. This photo from the day the dishwasher called out...

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    Always a fun day!

    2. And this one from the day the fryer drained onto the floor.

    Instagram: @ckinrade

    How do you even clean that up? I don't think the old salt trick will work for this one...

    3. This terrible walk-in configuration.

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    This just seems like a bad idea (and 100% not to code).

    4. This scorched pot that no amount of soaking can save.

    Instagram: @teagan_and_amity

    HOW does this happen?

    5. This labeling fail.

    6. And this sad excuse for a bearnaise sauce.

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    This should be illegal, TBH.

    7. This cutting board that definitely shouldn't have been used as a sheet pan.

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    Who thought this would be a good idea?

    8. This inevitable situation.

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    Truly the saddest day of the year.

    9. This costly mistake.

    10. This photo of a garbage bag filled with pounds and pounds of leaking food waste.

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    I can only imagine how heavy (and expensive) this is...

    11. This plastic wrap catastrophe.

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    Once this happens, there's no turning back.

    12. This terrible way to order an expensive wagyu steak...

    Instagram: @kitchentickets

    That's like ordering sushi over easy.

    13. And this confusing (AND STUPID!) way to order ribs.

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    What does this even mean?

    14. This special request to split a single salad onto 11 plates...

    Instagram: @kitchentickets

    What is this, a salad for ANTS?!

    15. This textbook definition of being in the weeds.

    16. This unfortunate situation that occurred right as the closing crew was about to leave...

    Instagram: @chefchl0is

    Oh, you were about to leave? LOL, NOPE.

    17. This sad spillage that'll set you back about three hours.

    Instagram: @katibugs1030

    All that work for NOTHING.

    18. This buried scoop.

    Instagram: @vtartaglia

    Only a MONSTER would put the scoop back like that.

    19. This roll of tape that nobody decided to replace.

    Instagram: @juce_

    Really guys?

    20. This photo showing what happens when you try to open a can with a knife.

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    Instant regret.

    21. This unfortunate spaghetti situation.

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    I've had enough of this.