An Ohio pizzeria's motion advertizing that they are hiring "non-stupid people" fired up nan Internet – and reportedly led to personification phoning successful a phony order.
Santino’s Pizzeria successful Columbus has drawn support and condemnation for unfurling a banner extracurricular their constitution that reads: "Now hiring, non-stupid people," according to local ABC connection WSYX.
A customer who was apparently offended by nan motion precocious phoned successful a $100 pizza bid and ne'er picked it up, according to nan outlet.
"Oh, I laughed. I did laughter astatine it, but I get it," said Natasha Fox, a patron who said to nan outlet while picking up her food past Friday. "I get wherever they're coming from, but I don't deliberation it was a bad idea."
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"I understand wherever they're coming from because you want personification moving present who's going to comprehend taking orders aliases service, but it tin beryllium offensive, but I'm here," Fox said.
Responses to a Facebook station astir nan motion person skewed positive, pinch galore users saying they find nan motion humorous.
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"It's much joke than anything. It wasn't meant to target anyone for illustration that aliases beryllium rude,"Jayden Dunigan, nan pizzeria owner's daughter, told nan outlet.
Dunigan said that her family put retired nan motion because they person recovered it difficult to find competent employees.
Santino's Pizzeria successful Columbus, Ohio, has drawn attraction connected societal media for asking for thief from "non-stupid people." (Google Maps / Google Maps)
"A batch of group we've hired conscionable don't want to work," she said. "There is nary activity ethic down them, truthful that’s nan meaning down nan ‘non-stupid.’"
Dunigan noted that nan clone bid called successful arsenic evident retribution for their motion was worth astir 10 pizzas, which she said nan shop donated to quiet members of nan community.
The owners of Santino's Pizzeria said they person struggled to find labor pinch bully activity ethic. (iStock / iStock)
"We made nan order, he called back, he talked down to 1 of our employees," Dunigan recounted. "He said our pizza sucks, and he's canceling nan order."
Dunigan added that nan motion has been up for astir 2 months and has managed to tie successful customers.
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Santino's did not respond to a petition for remark from FOX Business.