A Former McDonald’s Employee Explains Why You Should Always Ask for a Receipt

Find yourself always saying 'Keep the receipt' after your order? One former McDonald's employee explains you could be missing out on better burgers!

A Former McDonald’s Employee Explains Why You Should Always Ask for a Receipt
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If you've developed the reflex of turning down your receipt every time you pop by over to McDonald's for a cheeky Big Mac, you may want to break the habit immediately. After making your order at McDonald's, don’t hesitate to ask for your receipt—it could be pretty important to you.

A tastier burger

According to a former McDonald's employee on Quora, there are several secrets that make grant you a better experience each time to place your order. The most crucial of which is always insisting for a receipt. McDonald's employees are more attentive to clients who ask for a receipt and serve them the warmest and freshest possible burgers and fries.

The reason?

Mystery shopper

Simple: if you ask for your receipt, McDonald's employees may think you could be a mystery shopper, meaning a customer paid by the company to try out the restaurant. Mystery shoppers always ask for a receipt so that they can be reimbursed later. After their visit, these mystery shoppers make a report about what they didn’t like so that the restaurant can improve on these weak points for normal customers.

So don't be shy—always ask!