McDonald's Secrets Employees Want You to Know

McDonald's Secrets Employees Want You to Know

McDonald's is the world's most popular fast-food chain, with more than 68 million customers served each day in its thousands of restaurants across the globe. Ever since the company was founded in 1940, its reach has expanded exponentially, with stores in more than 100 countries

However, while McNugget and Big Mac connoisseurs may think they know everything there is to know about the  Golden Arches, only McDonald's employees know the secrets about what  goes on behind the counter

Egg McMuffins are made with real eggs

We have to break the shells and place the eggs in special rings on the grill. We then place a cover over the top of the rings (our store cooks eight at once) and put a bit of water into a small funnel at the top,  wrote one former McDonald's cook

McDonald's beef is Grade A

The burgers are made of high-quality stuff. Kristy Finch, who now works with O'Malley Hansen Communications, worked at McDonald's in high school and still considers it one of the best jobs ever

The restaurants are meticulously cleaned

Finch also says that it's a common misconception that McDonald's restaurants are dirty. In fact, they are meticulously cleaned. " When I worked there, they had strict protocol for keeping the restaurants clean

The machine isn't broken it's being cleaned

The running joke about the ice cream and milkshake machines being constantly out of service isn't true, but it does happen, plus the cleaning process is extensive

Most wouldn't drink the sweet tea

The infamous Sweet Tea at McDonald's may not be for the faint of heart and definitely not for anyone looking to lower their sugar intake. One Redditor admitted that while he worked at McDonald's, the sweet tea was brewed in a large bucket mixing hot water with a full bag of granulated sugar

You can always ask for fresh food

If you want your World-Famous Fries and McDouble fresh out of the oven rather than precooked and reheated, you have to ask. Don't just assume everything is fresh based on the chain's high ingredient turnover

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