Working in a restaurant kitchen can be a lot of work. swagnarok / Via instagram.com So you adapt and learn how to cook smarter, faster and cleaner. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Buzzfeed / Nifty 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... Amoklv / Getty Images And an eight-hour shift. memegenerator.net What are some of the tricks that saved you the most time? simplyrecipes.com Like peeling ginger with a spoon rather than a peeler. Or made your job 100 times easier? Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Buzzfeed 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.