Don’t buy cheesecake because it’s just really, really, good! The Cheesecake Factory just demonstrated they don’t discriminate or tolerate discrimination of anyone in their restaurants, especially those who wear MAGA hats. Two numbskulls, formerly under their employ, learned that lesson the hard way. Now they are looking for work, probably at a less Trump friendly environment.
Business Insider has the details of the events leading to their dismissal.
Cheesecake Factory workers have been ousted from the chain after an incident in which a customer says he was harassed by roughly a dozen employees for wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat.
Conservative news website The Daily Wire reports that a 22-year-old named Eugenior Joseph was targeted by Cheesecake Factory employees for wearing a MAGA hat. According to The Daily Wire, roughly a dozen workers at a Miami, Florida location approached Joseph, who was dining with his girlfriend’s family, and began making comments about the hat.
The woman noticed a gang of employees making comments and threatening gestures toward her as she
The Daily Wire reported that employees also yelled at and booed Joseph when he walked to the bathroom. The incident was so upsetting, one witness said, that an “elderly woman who was present had to take medication to calm herself down.”
The incident sparked backlash on social media.
And social media exploded with comments like this. It would have been unwise for Cheesecake Factory to ignore them.
Think Cheescake Factory will close all their stores for a day of race sensitivity training for EVERY EMPLOYEE at a cost of $16 million like Starbucks? Using the left’s warped logic, the fact that he’s a @realDonaldTrump supporter negates his blackness. https://t.co/FUz1IlnKml
— David A. Clarke, Jr. (@SheriffClarke) May 15, 2018
— Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter) May 15, 2018
Here’s how Cheesecake Factory responded:
All guests should always feel welcome in our restaurants. The recent incident in one of our Miami restaurants fell short of our standards, and we apologize to the guest and his family. Two individuals are no longer employed by the company, and we are continuing to investigate. pic.twitter.com/gbrh1Ok8iC
— Cheesecake Factory (@Cheesecake) May 16, 2018
Good for them! That’s cause for a celebration. Go out and eat cheesecake! Lots and lots of cheesecake!