Anytime you eat in a restaurant, your health is really in the hands of those who serve you. It takes a certain amount of trust, and perhaps some biting of one's tongue to avoid potentially pissing restaurant workers off (pun intended) and avoid any sordid repercussions to our food. We don't like to think anyone would defile our food, and we hope that they don't, but there's always the chance ... which was vividly depicted by a sicko Taco Bell employee in Fort Wayne, Ind., recently.
Cameron Jankowski posted the disgusting picture you see here to his Twitter account. That's him supposedly peeing on an order of Nachos Bel Grande, and he asked his followers what he should pee on next.
Beyond disgusting, right? And how stupid can you be to post a picture of it publicly?
Officials say they don't think the nachos were served to anyone, but the image alone is bad enough and got Jankowski canned. He says it was all a joke. According to WANE.com, he posted the following explanation on his Facebook page:
I poked a hole in the top of a water bottle and filled it with really watered down mountain dew. I took the bottle and the nacho bell to the back utility sink and squeezed the bottle on to the nacho bell, making it look like I was [urinating] on it. My manager was aware that it was not urine and it is all a joke.
How exactly that was supposed to be funny, I don't know, but joke or no joke, he deserved to be fired (which he has been) based on stupidity alone. When people on Twitter (his account has since been deleted) started tweeting the hate at him, he responded, "There are no laws saying what you can and cannot piss upon."
Uh yeah, actually there are, genius. Police are investigating to see what criminal charges he may face, and Taco Bell is possibly pursuing legal action against him. I'd say he deserves whatever he gets. Even if he didn't actually serve the peed-upon food to customers, the image he sent out is certainly going to make more than a few people run from the border instead of to it and make us all wonder what's going on behind that drive-thru window at least a little more.
Do you worry about restaurant employees doing gross things to your food?
Image via WANE.com