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He Got A Tip Of Three Dollars. Days Later, A Note Showed Up…

Being a waiter isn’t easy and that’s why it’s very important to always leave them a generous tip. How would you feel if you will only get a $3.28 tip after doing everything possible to make sure your customers will have a good experience?

In the City of Los Angeles, California, a waiter served a group of teens as they were on their way to their first homecoming dance. The waiter recalled his experience as a young high school student anticipating his homecoming dance. Thus, he made sure the teens had a satisfying experience at the restaurant.

Upon doing his best, he was frustrated to find out that the teenagers had left him a despicable $3.28 tip.

Servers don’t make a sustainable wage unless their customers leave a tip. Although most of us would dispute that it should be the restaurant’s responsibility to pay their servers more and not put the weight of responsibility on the customer. But this is how it goes right now in the American restaurant industry.

The waiter said:

“Nothing more frustrating than when I get little to nothing for a tip and the customer is smiling and thanking me profusely as they exit.”

The waiter went home and felt hatred for those teenagers who did not know the value of hard work. He assumed that they were entitled and they looked down on people like him.

We are in this generation where kids are not being raised the way that they used to; however, what the teenagers decided to do next is what really makes this story special.

After several days, the waiter just moved on and his life went on as normal. But ten days later, he got a letter from the teens.

Watch it here:  Rumble/Youtube

“About a week and a half ago, on October 7, my three friends and I came to eat at this restaurant as our own homecoming celebration. It was an exciting experience for us to be here alone, and it was all new to us. And you were the best waiter we could ask for. You were kind, helpful, accommodating, didn’t treat us like babies, and were even able to fit the food to all my allergies! So I wanted to say thank you for making our ‘grown-up’ experience so amazing and fun.

“I would also like to say sorry on behalf of my group. Since we were new to all of this, our 13-year-old minds didn’t exactly know how to deal with the bill. You were super helpful in dividing the checkup and taking our not-so-preferable cash. The bill was reasonable, but we had completely forgotten (and frankly didn’t know) what a tip even was, let alone how much to give. So we emptied our pockets, and all our money added up to $3.28

“Not aware of how small this really was, we left, clueless of what we had left you for all your hard work. Later, we realized our mistake and felt horrible. We knew we had to make it right.

“So in this envelope, you will find the correct 18% tip + extra for simply being amazing. We appreciate your help and patience and thank you for making our night fun. Thank you!”

Nice to know that these teens admitted their mistakes. They also even made it right.

Sources: awm, postize, rumble



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