20+ Secrets Fast Food Workers Won’t Tell You About Your Food

Fresh Food Depends On The Timing

McDonald's crew member Samantha Medina prepares french fries
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It’s all about timing! It may be a shock to hear, but your fast food might not be so fresh after all. If you want the freshest food, one former fast-food worker says to come in between the hours of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. or between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

These are the busiest hours that require the most food, so naturally that the food will be freshly made. Otherwise, it’s up to chance.