A man in South Carolina made the best of a late-night trip to Waffle House and cooked food for himself on the grounds that he found an employee sleeping on the job.
Identified as Alex Bowen, the man WIS-TV that he couldn’t sleep and was hungry Thursday morning, so he went to the popular restaurant for a late-night snack. Upon arrival, he found that there were no other customers or employees in sight, he, therefore, decided to walk outside to his car to search for signs of life.
After walking back inside, Bowen noticed that there was a single employee who was asleep. Having waited for a couple minutes, he jumped on the grill and started making his own food
“Got hot on the grill with a double Texas bacon cheesesteak melt with extra pickles,” Bowen said. “When I was done I cleaned the grill, collected my ill-gotten sandwich and rolled on out.”
Surprisingly, Bowen documented the trip with pictures in a Facebook post. He then stopped by the same Waffle House location on Thursday afternoon and he claims that the store isn’t very happy with his decision.
“I guess old Waffle House just gonna have to take the L on that one,” he told the station. He also revealed that he paid $5 for the melt when he returned. A statement released by a Waffle House spokesperson revealed that the sleeping employee was suspended for a week.