Drew Nieporent Had a Very Particular Set of Skills at McDonald’s

He's lovin' it.
He's lovin' it. Photo: Patrick McMullan

“A Quarter-Pounder grill man at McDonald’s. You know when the Quarter-Pounder came out? That was a big thing for McDonald’s. Everyone was cross-trained to do several things, but I deemed myself the Quarter-Pounder grill man.” —The Tribeca-based restaurateur, who opens Bâtard this spring, was once a fast-food burger-flipper. [Daily Intelligencer, Related]