Customer Leaves Rs 11 Lakh Tip On Rs 2800 Bill In Us Restaurant
In an astonishing event, an unidentified customer at a bar in Londonderry, New Hampshire left an unbelievable tip at a restaurant, which was battling economic losses amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.
According to the restaurant owner, a customer, whose total bill amounted to only $37.93, he gave tip alongside the order totals to US$16,000, which equals over Rs 11 lakh.
The picture features the anonymous customer’s receipt that has gone viral on social media and netizens are dubbing this act of benevolence and kindness for extending help to others in these unprecedented times of coronavirus.
Michael Zarella, owner of Stumble Inn Bar & Grill admitted that when he first saw the bill on June 12, he assumed that it was a mistake. Speaking to the NBC network, the entrepreneur said that he looked like a normal customer till he paid the whopping amount in the tip. According to Zarella, the money will be split between the eight bartenders, who also double as the servers at the outlet. A portion of the money will also be shared with kitchen workers.
The ‘act of kindness’ came into notice and went viral after Zarella shared a picture of the customer’s bill on Facebook while expressed his gratitude writing “Stumble inn had a very generous customer. We thank you for your generosity.”
He shared the story stating that a gentlemen arrived in the bar and ordered a beer alongwith a couple of chili cheese dogs, and then he ordered pickle chips and a Patron (tequila) drink. Later, he asked the bartender for the bill. She handed over it to him and walked away, and then he told to her, “Do not spend it all in one place,” the owner said.
Meanwhile, the anonymous customer’s act has left many people in praise for him. People lauded his efforts and wrote, “We’ve all made some wild choices after some patron but… Wow,” wrote a user. “My grandfather always told me. If someone hands you money. You take it. Cause they wouldn’t if they couldn’t!!” added another. “Wonder if he’s the same person who paid my mortgage last year ‘,” quipped a third.
In a similar act, a customer visiting Notchtop Bakery & Café in Colorado, US left a tip of $200 for each of its employees. The incident has created a stir on the internet after it was shared on the Facebook page of the cafe. Calling the unnamed customer as ‘COVID bandit’ the cafe took the opportunity to thank him for his “generous gift”, Republican words reports adding that in the heartfelt post, Notchtop Bakery & Café shared two pictures. The first photograph featured its seven employees, all donning uniforms and masks, whereas the second picture depicted the bill. The details on the bill show that the customer’s purchase made up for $20, however, he had added $1400 as a tip. The bill also features a special note penned by the customer.