- A Florida restaurant customer pays $144 and leaves no more and no less than a $10,000 tip! Did he make a mistake?
- The man went out to have dinner with his family and at the end of the evening those who were greatly surprised were the employees of the establishment.
- The mysterious man came to the Wahoo Seafood Grill restaurant, located in Gainesville, North Florida, to eat with his wife and son.
It is told and not believed, but it is a true story and it happened just a few days ago: a Florida restaurant customer pays $ 144 and leaves nothing more and nothing less than a 10,000 tip! Did he make a mistake?
The answer is NO, his huge tip was just an act of generosity. Last week, the man went out to have dinner with his family and at the end of the evening those who received a huge surprise were the employees of the establishment.
Florida restaurant customer pays $144 and tips &10,000
The mysterious man came to the Wahoo Seafood Grill restaurant, located in Gainesville, North Florida, to eat with his wife and son. After finishing dinner, the man was handed a receipt for exactly $ 144.66.
Before paying, he recognized the cooks and waiters of the establishment for their work, especially with the difficulties that the pandemic has imposed; but his gratitude was not only in words.
Left a juicy tip
After talking with the employees, the customer returned to his table to pay with his credit card the little more than 144 dollars that the meal had cost, but not before leaving the workers a juicy reward.
The Gainesville Sun reported that the man told employees he would leave a tip for them to divide among the 10 on duty. What the employees never imagined was that that quiet night, with few busy tables, they would receive a grateful recognition.
One thousand for each
Stunned, the waiter saw that they had left them $ 10,000! tip, that is, a thousand dollars for each of those who worked that night. They immediately alerted Shawn Shepherd, owner of Wahoo, to the huge tip left by a customer who had barely consumed $ 144.
Of course, at first, Shepherd thought it was not impossible and suspected that it was a mistake. Following his instincts, he asked the workers to verify the customer’s identification on the back of the credit card, EFE reported.
It was indeed an unusual amount, but his suspicions were unfounded and to his surprise, the point of sale approved the transaction without problems. Shepherd even found the next day that the tip money was still in the company’s bank account.
Finally, the joy was not only for the workers but also for their employer, who commented to the local media: “Seeing these boys receive their check was almost as good as Christmas morning.”
CURIOUS: Consume an account for $ 32 and leave a tip for $ 16 thousand!
It is not the only time that this fantastic news spreads through social networks. Just a couple of months ago, a history surprising It happened to a waiter in a bar in New Hampshire, when a customer who only consumed an account of $ 37.93, decided to leave the ‘juicy’ tip of 16 thousand dollars, according to the news portal of New York Post.
The grandiose of the 16 thousand dollar tip, happened in early June at the Stumble Inn Bar and Grill in Londonderry on June 12 and left everyone ‘frozen’ by the enormous amount for so little consumption that the gentleman had.
The client only ordered a few drinks, some hot dogs and French fries, products that did not exceed 102 38 dollars, however, without knowing it yet, the staff of the place, was surprised by the action and more by the forceful message that explains everything for the tip. of 16 thousand dollars.
In turn, the owner of the place, owner of the bar, Mike Zarella, detailed what happened and in a verbatim way repeated what the client said to the waiter: “’Don’t spend it all in one place”’, referring to the amount of money it would leave you.
CONVINCED OF THE AMOUNT
But the wait staff took the bill and saw the assigned tip and barely reacted, turned to face the customer and only managed to say the following: “That’s what made her turn around and look, and she said: ‘ My God, are you serious? ”Zarella said.
Upon learning of the tip of 16 thousand dollars, the owner of the bar wanted to verify that this was not a mistake, and went to ask the customer, but was surprised that it was true, that he had the full conviction to leave that tip to the waiter.
AWARD FOR YOUR EFFORT
But why did the customer want to leave that tip? It was then that the diner explained the reason for his decision, through a note that he gave to the owner that read verbatim: “He only said they deserve it, that they work very hard.”
And as in almost all businesses, in this one it was no exception, all the staff of the place shared the tip so that it was equally, leaving all satisfied and grateful to the generous customer who visited them.
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