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Old Jul 25, 10, 7:29 pm   #1
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Delta Ground Staff BBQ near plane/under gate A7 tonight...

Sooo...if a picture says a thousand words:




As I pull into gate A7 in ATL this evening; I notice what appears to be a BBQ taking place. When I look closer, sure enough, one of the ground staff is taking large slabs of chicken out of a cooler and placing it on a grill, not 15ft from the base of a 757. They even had the thought of placing a chair in front of the girll.
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Old Jul 25, 10, 7:36 pm   #2
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Chick-Fil-A is closed ... I do the same thing on Sunday.
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Old Jul 25, 10, 7:41 pm   #3
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Chick-Fil-A is closed ... I do the same thing on Sunday.
What better smell to arrive to in the South?

I still think the best answer to catering is for DL to sign a 3-way deal for catering around the US. In & Out Burger, Chick-Fil-A and Interstate BBQ on a rotation.
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Old Jul 25, 10, 7:45 pm   #4
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Double Double ... Chick on Wheat Extra Pic ... Two meat Combo Platter ...

Three words: BEST IN CLASS

I'm hungry now.
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Old Jul 25, 10, 7:49 pm   #5
  
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One thing I love is airport cook outs!
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No fuel trucks nearby........I hope !!
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Old Jul 25, 10, 9:24 pm   #7
  
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This is absolutely hilarious...
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Old Jul 25, 10, 9:29 pm   #8
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What's hilarious? The fact that this is worthy of discussion or the fact that a BBQ took place? This stuff happens all the time.
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Old Jul 25, 10, 10:09 pm   #9
  
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What's with the finger?
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Old Jul 25, 10, 10:15 pm   #10
  
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What's hilarious? The fact that this is worthy of discussion or the fact that a BBQ took place? This stuff happens all the time.
The fact that this happened
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Old Jul 25, 10, 10:24 pm   #11
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Nice to see groundstaff comfortable enough with their work environment to have a BBQ.
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Old Jul 25, 10, 10:40 pm   #12
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Why is it hilarious that a bunch of employees had a BBQ? What if it was a going away party? A birthday party? A celebration for good performance sponsored by mgmt? The fact that some group of employees is actively preparing food for themselves seems so normal to me that I fail to see why it's hilarious. I mean, office parties happen all the time? What's the difference?
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This reminds me that it's time to drag out the barbecue grill I keep stashed at work again, actually - although I must admit I'm envious of their awesome setup. It might be time for my colleagues and I to upgrade
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Personally, I highly doubt that complies with local fire code, if the grill is actually underneath the jetway. Most local fire codes specify that grills must be used at a minimum distance from any overhanging physical structure, to minimize the risk of exposure-related fires.
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Chick-Fil-A is closed ... I do the same thing on Sunday.
Maybe they are working on some "new" catering. I miss food on flights
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