My Most Embarassing Moment Essay

627 words - 3 pages

The most embarrassing moment of my life though me an important lesson about how to ask for help when it is needed. Everyone has an extremely embarrassing experience that seems horrifically terrible at the time, but upon reflection becomes a completely hilarious occurrence in their life. This episode can be anything from falling down the grand staircase in high school, to splattering a pan of chicken in the walk-in cooler at work.
I had been working for the Applebee’s for almost two years, in which my primary job was “front house” position serving. I occasionally worked in the kitchen, but not enough to know the entire swing of things that well. This particular night was a pretty ordinary night at the restaurant. I was situated on my tables, and was also scheduled to close that same position. As closing time rolled around I found myself doing couple of tasks, and to accomplish them I needed to be able to access the sink. I walked over to the sink to find an enormous bucket filled to the brim with water and chicken. This bucket needed to be carried to the cooler for the night, but whoever left it there had forgotten about it and it remained in my sink. Well, instead of calling for my co-worker to carry the chicken to the cooler, I decided to take it upon myself and help them out. Looking back in hindsight, I now ask myself, “What was I thinking?”
I hoisted the pail of chicken and water out of the sink and headed towards the cooler. As I approached to the cooler I rested the bucket on a nearby shelf, and proceeded to try opening the heavy metal door. As the door opened I was greeted with a cool, clammy breeze. I entered the cooler and found that the floor had recently been mopped and was...

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