- The Stumble Inn stepped into the spotlight after one customer left a $16,000 tip for his server on a meal of chili dogs and fries that cost only $37.
- The bar owner told local media that they were all overwhelmed by the customer’s generosity, and that the money would be split up among all of the servers, causing an uproar.
- Angry tweets ensued: “So lemme get this straight, the same owner that’s ok with paying their servers $2.13 an hour ‘since they get tips’ is gonna turn around and decide what this employee has to do with that tip?”
Harriet Brewis from Indy100 writes:
“A US restaurant has suffered a spate of bad reviews after a generous tip from one of its diners propelled it into the spotlight.
The Stumble Inn hit headlines after one customer left $16,000 (around £11,456) to his waiter following a $37 meal of chilli dogs and fries.
The owner of the New Hampshire bar told local media that he and his staff were overwhelmed by the anonymous man’s generosity, and that the money would be split among workers.
However, numerous people have been left outraged by the decision, insisting the woman who served the man should have received the full amount.
One furious Twitter user wrote in response: “So lemme get this straight, the same owner that’s ok with paying their servers $2.13 an hour ‘since they get tips’ is gonna turn around and decide what this employee has to do with that tip?
“I think the f***k not.”
Fellow commentators agreed, venting their indignation via a series of memes and gifs:
Their fury extended to other social media platforms, including the restaurant’s Instagram page.
The Stumble Inn hasn’t posted since 2018, yet users decided to respond to its last entry with demands for justice for the waiter…”
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