In a now-viral TikTok, a Cold Stone Creamery worker says he took a cake order for a customer for the next day just before closing time, leaving viewers divided in the comments.
TikTok user @coldstonetreats posted the video on April 1st. As of April 4, the video has garnered over 2.2 million views.
In the clip, the worker says a customer came in five minutes before closing time to order a cake for the next morning. The worker is shown assembling the customer’s cake after the shop closes and mentions that he has to be up at 4am the next day.
@coldstonetreats Build the cutest last minute cake #cake #icecream #coldstonecreamery #coldstone #dessert #sweetest #icecreamlover #fyp #fy #reel #icecreamcake #icecreamcakeguy #coldstoneguy #coldstonegirl ♬ Original sound – Cold Stone Treats
In the comments, viewers debated whether they should have taken the order.
“You are all super nice. We would not accept that order!” wrote one user.
“It’s okay to say no,” said another.
“Oh damn, a paying customer during business hours,” joked a third.
Others criticized the customer for a late order and inconvenience to workers.
“Some people are so reckless,” said one commenter.
“They had all day…” wrote another.
The Daily Dot contacted @coldstonetreats and Cold Stone Creamery Corporate via email.
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*Initial publication: April 4, 2023 5:28 pm CDT
Rebekah Harding is a freelance reporter for the Daily Dot. She has digital and print bylines in Men’s Health, Cosmopolitan, SheKnows and more.
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