Kicking off year 2013 with a meaningful start by starting to do charity with McD. Was given the opportunity to stand right in their operating kitchen to help out and also to make the customer waiting longer with our inexperience yet challenging to work in the Kitchen to serve the waiting customer. The charity event took place at McD Kota Damansara on 19th and 20th January 2013 to raise proceeds for more than 60 local charity homes.
WE are here early before the lunch crowd on the weekend. . .
The banners are all posted in all McD outlet accross Malaysia on that weekend.
One unique thing about this outlet is that, this McD have McCafe in it. When I was in Australia, McCafe is all available in most of the McD outlet and in Malaysia is only on selected outlet at the moment as they have plans to expand it further to more outlets soon.
Coffee and cakes are available. .
Coffee in McCafe are pretty decent as price are reasonable too.
We were firstly brief by the outlet manager on the procedure of the whole kitchen operation, on how the counter punching in and to which burger line that will start preparing the burger first. This remind me of a game Burger Rush or something like that that every burger creation are in order.
They event have mini flipcharts for staff that are new in the kitchen to get easy understanding.
I just love their sauce can that located on top. Every click is the right amount of sauce being put onto.
Then comes to the beef patty griller. Look at those juicy yummy slices that been take out from the pan . .
Kitchen operating crew is very effective as every one know where their bay is and their job scope to make it efficient. We were told that to get the whole process from burger right to waiting customer the whole experience should be less than 3 minutes. That’s why its known as Fastfood!
We are all getting ready and excited to be hands on the war zone. We were told that we have to wash our hand for 30 seconds for hygiene purpose and also have to wash again every one hour.
Are you ready to eat our own made burger? 😀
Before we start, we camewhore abit with Anna and Benjamin
Since this would be our first experience in the kitchen, we are given a easier task, instead of making Big MAc with 3 layers we go for the easiest and also their charity product for that weekend. Prosperity burger that we will be handling.
So we were given 1st round of demo before we being. Bread toasting machine ..
Follow by adding on 10 slices of onions – yes .. that specific on the supervisor but sometimes it may be more or maybe less depends on the staff experience. Then grab the slices of meat in the gravy and top on, pack and ready to go out to customer.
We were told that, every order came in, there are 2 lane in the burger production area. More experience staff will be place in line 1 is also known as priority lane, or fast lane. Line 2 are more for training staff as when line 1 are filled with order then it will flow to line 2 automatically to cut short customer experience in waiting.
Follow by we have our hands on with supervision on second round. .
and jeng jeng jeng. . . we are all by ourself on making burger. Its fun to work in here yet its a bit challenging when lunch crowd is huge and you make the line jam.
follow by Benjamin . .
After 1 hours in kitchen, we are out to enjoy our Prosperity set.
Available in 2 types, chicken and beef. I used to eat beef when comes to prosperity burger set. This round decided to try out chicken and to my surprise, Chicken taste much better than beef. Black pepper taste is pretty strong to my liking and slight spicy. On that weekend, every prosperity set sell throughout Malaysia McD, RM1 will be donated out to selected charity homes.
It was a great experience to be able to assist in the kitchen and also learn that its not easy to handle all that. It definitely look easy but when you hands on, its different story.
If single patty is not enough for you, then now Double Prosperity is available for you.