Red Lobster Server Scrawls Offensive, Baffling Note On Takeout Container

Who is the Rooster? That’s the mystery after an upstate New York couple brought home some leftovers from Red Lobster, and found their takeout container labeled “Rooster + Bitch Box.”

Quite understandably offended, they sent a picture of the container and an account of their experience to the local newspaper’s food blogger.

“The writing on this takeout box was an ill-advised joke between two of our employees and not directed at this guest,” the company said in a statement to the Albany Times Union. It’s true that I’ve never worked as a restaurant server, but it seems that the most appropriate place for inside jokes would be somewhere other than the takeout container that you’re going to give to the customer.

Red Lobster customer finds offensive note on takeout container [Albany Times Union]