Feast logo

The Mcdonald's

A story of adaptation and community

By dharanPublished about a year ago 3 min read
2
The Mcdonald's
Photo by Simon Ray on Unsplash

There was was a McDonald's restaurant in a busy metropolis that had been in operation for more than 30 years. Families, college students, and anyone seeking a fast supper at a reasonable price frequented the location.

Over the years, the restaurant has undergone a good deal of alteration. It had undergone numerous improvements, had new menu items introduced, and had even tried out a few different marketing strategies. The devoted employees who had worked at the restaurant for years, however, had remained the only thing that had not changed.

There was Tom, the amiable manager who had begun his career in the 1980s as a fry cook. There was Maria, the capable cashier who constantly smiled and welcomed clients. Kevin, the grill master, was also present.who was capable of quickly preparing a Big Mac.

They had collectively survived the ups and downs of the fast food business, from the 90s health food fad to the early 2000s emergence of gourmet burger places. But, nothing had made them aware of what was going to happen.

They one day got a letter from the McDonald's company. In the letter, they were informed that their business had been chosen to take part in a brand-new programme called the "McDonald's of the Future."

The programme was a part of a bigger campaign to modernise the fast food sector and draw in a younger clientele. Millions of dollars would be spent by the corporation to modernise the restaurant's technology, cuisine, and design.

The personnel initially was ecstatic. They had always taken pride in their job and were looking forward to the changes. Nevertheless, their delight quickly gave way to dread when the construction workers showed up and started demolishing the eatery.

The restaurant was shuttered for several months while the construction team laboured long hours to completely reconstruct it. The staff hardly recognised it when it finally reopened. Modern, sleek designs had taken the place of the usual red and yellow decor. Gourmet burgers and healthier choices had been added to the menu. Most notably, a brand-new touch-screen kiosk technology had taken the place of the old ordering procedure.

The personnel were overworked. They needed substantial training for the new system, and many of them found it difficult to adjust. several of The new technology confused and irritated customers, which resulted in long queues and slower service. The team was overworked and under stress as a result of being reduced to a skeleton staff, which made the situation worse.

The workers noticed a drop in consumers as the weeks went by. The new menu items were not selling as well as the company had intended since many of the regulars were turned off by the alterations.

Tom, Maria, and Kevin didn't know what to do. They had always taken great pride in offering high-quality food and service, but the recent modifications appeared to be turning away consumers. They stayed up late thinking of fresh concepts and ways to enhance the eatery.

Maria had an idea one day.she suggestedthat they host a public gathering and give away free samples of the new menu items. Also, they might demonstrate the new technology and describe how it operated.

Although first dubious, Tom and Kevin decided to give it a shot. They spent weeks organising the event and spreading the news to neighbourhood businesses and organisations.

The eatery was crowded on the day of the event. Families, college students, and individuals from all walks of life had gathered to sample the novel cuisine and discover the cutting-edge technologies. Tom, Maria, and Kevin were busy introducing themselves to customers, responding to their inquiries, and preparing burgers and fries.

The staff was initially anxious. They have never carried out anything similar before.and they were uncertain of the reaction. Yet as the day wore on, they noticed a shift in the clientele.

restaurants
2

About the Creator

dharan

Reader insights

Be the first to share your insights about this piece.

How does it work?

Add your insights

Comments

There are no comments for this story

Be the first to respond and start the conversation.

Sign in to comment

    Find us on social media

    Miscellaneous links

    • Explore
    • Contact
    • Privacy Policy
    • Terms of Use
    • Support

    © 2024 Creatd, Inc. All Rights Reserved.