A former McDonald’s worker has revealed why you should avoid visiting the fast-food restaurant at lunch-time – but it’s not what you’re thinking.
Over the years, Dessy Joseph has racked up numerous tips and tricks she has discovered whilst working at Maccie D’s, including how customers can make the most out of their experience.
In the videos Dessy shared with her 582,000 followers on TikTok, she explained that there is one time of the day that all customers should avoid – and that’s the “lunch hour rush” reports Mirror.
But it’s not the large queues that form during this period that Dessy is referring to, it’s the “old food” that you’ll be eating.
If you try your best to avoid this busy period, you’ll be missing the times when a larger number of items are pre-made.
She claimed: “During the lunch rush we would make a certain amount of food that were popular items and leave them on the belt – it was heated so you couldn’t really tell if your food had been left on the belt.”
She added: “Which is where customisations come in, to make sure you don’t get food that’s been sitting on the belt.”
According to Dessy the best way customers can get the freshest food possible is to ask for “customisations”.
For example adding extra cheese to your burger means employees will have to make you a fresh one.
Dessy also confirmed that the “secret menu” is in fact real, you just have to know what to ask for.
She suggests ordering “an Oreo McFlurry with caramel sauce”, or a “Neapolitan shake” – which would include chocolate, strawberry and caramel in one cup.