Chick-fil-A Cashier Fired For Mocking Asian Customers

Chik-Fil-A racist Asian receiptsThere's no shortage of consumers who love the tasty sandwiches served up by fast-food chain Chick-fil-A. But a recent incident in Southern California showed poor taste on the part of a cashier who mocked two Asian customers.

According to the Los Angeles Times, rather than typing the consumers' actual names, the employee instead noted their names as "Ching" and "Chong" on the receipts.

Photos of the receipts were posted on a Tumblr account belonging to University of California, Irvine, student Kelvin Lee, a friend of the customers. The post then spread through the blogosphere, attracting more negative attention to the Atlanta-based company, which is already under fire by some groups for its openly Christian roots and connection to conservative stances, the Times notes.

Chick-fil-A's lack of political correctness didn't escape Lee, who posted this comment on his Tumblr page shortly after the incident: "I realize Chick-fil-A hasn't exactly had the best track record when it comes to issues of social justice, but I don't think the horrible mistake on the part of one individual is reason enough to launch a witch hunt."

For it's part, Chick-fil-A, through a spokesman, told the Times that the employee's actions in no way represent the views of the company and blamed it on a lack of maturity on the part of the cashier, who was fired shortly afterward.

Still, Lee says, "There's no way the person who hired this woman would have been able to know she'd do something so stupid."



Next: Pizza Hut Employees Arrested In Robberies At Chain


Don't Miss: Companies Hiring Now



Stories from Reader's Digest

Add a Comment

*0 / 3000 Character Maximum

849 Comments

Filter by:
Rabbit

That's Funny! Great Job!

January 24 2012 at 4:45 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
freemanswarbs

Chick Fil A doesn't have a bad track record in social justice!! You are lying. They give their employees an entire day off. They are an amazing employer to work for. AND they give a way tons of free food. I personally have benefited to the sound of $3000 in free Chick Fil A, much of which I have given to the poor.

January 04 2012 at 12:25 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
La Neige d'Antan

"attracting more negative attention to the Atlanta-based company, which is already under fire by some groups for its openly Christian roots "---


Huh? What kind of society allows anyone or anything to be "under fire" for adhering to Christianity?
That's the real problem here.
If anyone thinks it isn't, try picturing a person or a group being "under fire" for adhering to Judaism, for example.

This woman, she was just an imbecile, regardless of her proclaimed faith or lack thereof.

January 03 2012 at 8:36 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Jack

That's stupid beyond imagination. Would you put "faggot" as someone's name on a docket. These names are clearly intended to be derogatory, you must be deluding yourself if you think this is "PC". It has nothing to do with being PC, it has everything to do with a shocking lack of social ability, or an amazing lack of intelligence (even Forrest Gump wouldn't do this)

January 03 2012 at 1:37 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
ocseer

NO ONE should eat that food. It's a crime against your health. Plus, it's owned by a company that supports a -very- hateful social group, namely the Jesus and Mary Sunday Morning Magic Show(tm) where they eat human flesh and drink human blood. Horrifying!

January 02 2012 at 10:50 AM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply
Jim James

What's the idea of putting names on receipts? It only slows down the ordering process even more. It was pretty damn stupid to substitute their names for ones she could actually spell, but even dumber still was having customer names on the receipts in the first place! Just assign them a number on the receipt and call out the number when the order is ready, like at Dairy Queen. (And if they were two black men with tongue-twisting names, and she was a white lady in her late 50's-60's, she might have called them Amos and Andy, and THEN the chicken would have really hit the fan!)

January 02 2012 at 9:38 AM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
Mike

WAA !! WAA !! WAA !! Maybe we should all GET A LIFE and stop WHINING about this. Everyone is getting too sensitive.

January 01 2012 at 9:30 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Winnie

Always Always .. you get what you pay for .... cheap labor = no intellect... or 5 dolla ho = dentures

January 01 2012 at 2:46 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
IronHorseMan

Confucius say,

Man who run in front of car get tired.

Man who eat many prunes get good run for money.

Baseball is wrong - man with four balls cannot walk.

War doesn't determine who is right, war determines who is left.

Wife who put husband in doghouse soon find him in cathouse.

Man who fight with wife all day get no piece at night.

It take many nails to build crib but one screw to fill it.

Man who drive like hell bound to get there.

Man who lives in glass house should change clothes in basement.

Man who fishes in other man's well often catches crabs.

Don't eat the snow where the huskies go!

Support bacteria -- it's the only culture some people have!

Man who lose key to apartment not get new key.

He who sitteth on an upturned tack shall surely rise.

Even the greatest of whales is helpless in middle of desert.

Man who sit on tack get point!

Man who jumps off cliff, jumps to conclusion!

Man that is stuck in pantry has his ass in jam.

Man standing on toilet is high on pot.

Secretary not permanent fixture until screwed on top of desk

Man who stick foot in mouth get athlete's tongue!

Man who live in glass house should not throw parties!

Man that go to bed with itchy butt wake up with sticky fingers!

When called an idiot sometimes is better to be quiet, than open mouth and remove all doubt.

"Man with glass house must dress in basement!"

Everyone has a photographic memory, some people just don't have film!

Passionate kiss like spider's web, soon lead to undoing of fly.

Virginity like bubble, one prick all gone.

Man who behaves like an ass will be the butt of those who crack jokes.

Marriage is like game of poker. You start with pair and end with full house.

Man who run behind car get exhausted.

Foolish man give wife grand piano, wise man give wife upright organ.

Man who walk through airport turnstile sideways going to Bangkok.

Man with one chopstick go hungry.

He who thinks only of number one must remember this number is next to nothing

Man who farts in church sits in his own pew!

Hole happy, whole body happy.

He who stands on toilet, is high on pot.

He who makes love in grass, gets piece on earth.

Wash your face in the morning, neck at night.

He who eats too many prunes, sits on toilet many moons.

Elevator smell different to midget.

Work to become, not to acquire.

A bird in hand makes hard to blow nose.

Man who put head on Railroad track to listen for train likely to end up with splitting headache.

Man who tell one too many light bulb jokes will soon burn out!

Don't drink and park, accidents cause people.

War does not determine who's right, war determines who's left.

Those who quote me are fools.

Confucius say too damn much.

January 01 2012 at 1:29 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
Warren Chu

All you bigots who make your comments under anonymous names: It just shows what cowards you are to hide behind the Internet to spout your bigotry. You have no respect for other people and least of all for yourself.

December 23 2011 at 4:53 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply

Search Articles

Top Companies Hiring

Week of Aug 24 - Aug 31
View All

Picks From the Web