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What's The Best Cooking Hack You Learned Working In A Restaurant?

Work smarter, not harder.

Working in a restaurant kitchen can be a lot of work.

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So you adapt and learn how to cook smarter, faster and cleaner.

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You learn that cutting tomatoes in half this way beats slicing them one by one (especially if you have hundreds to slice).

Sometimes these tricks can be the difference between a 14-hour shift...

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And an eight-hour shift.

What are some of the tricks that saved you the most time?

Like peeling ginger with a spoon rather than a peeler.

Or made your job 100 times easier?


Maybe you discovered that shaking cloves of garlic in a container magically peeled them all, mess free.

Tell us about them in the Dropbox below or in the comments and your submission could be featured in a future BuzzFeed Community post or video.