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Lessons you learned working in food service for the summer

Marketplace Staff Aug 5, 2016
trippinlarry via Visual Hunt

Lessons you learned working in food service for the summer

Marketplace Staff Aug 5, 2016
trippinlarry via Visual Hunt

Even the first daughter takes on a summer job. Sasha Obama made headlines this week by getting a temporary gig at the takeout window for Nancy’s Restaurant, an establishment in Martha’s Vineyard.

Six Secret Service agents accompanied the 15-year-old as she performed her duties, according to the Boston Herald. While your past summer jobs probably didn’t involve that much security detail, we wanted to find about your experiences working in food service. How long ago was it? How much did you make? Did you make tips

Here’s a look at what you told us. 

Some of you stuck with classic restaurant chains like McDonald’s. 

Some of you were maybe entrusted with a little too much responsibility. 

Others walked away with some lifelong friends. 

While one of you got the greatest perk of all: free ice cream cake. 

Pizza, pancakes, egg rolls, and smoothies — the types of cuisine you served ran the gamut. 

Some of you shed light on how wages have changed over the years. 

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