Offbeat Chicago restaurant staff get $2,000 tip

10:22  17 april  2018
10:22  17 april  2018 Source:   AFP

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After initially tipping $300 on his bill, a man then went to the kitchen to give each of the 17 staffers there $100© Provided by AFP After initially tipping $300 on his bill, a man then went to the kitchen to give each of the 17 staffers there $100 What is a reasonable tip at a restaurant?

For most Americans, the answer is likely -- at most -- 20 percent. But how about 260 percent?

For one patron at a Chicago restaurant, a normal tip was not enough to show his appreciation after a meal Sunday night.

Identified only as "Mike, who was visiting from Seattle," Boka restaurant announced Monday that the delighted customer left a $2,000 tip on a $759 bill.

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Log Out. Get the news. WASHINGTON — A regular customer at a D.C. restaurant left a $ 2 , 000 check for the staff . The customer, who remains anonymous, left a $ 2 , 000 tip instead, and instructed the bartender, chef and owner on how to share the gratuity.

After initially tipping $300 on his bill, he then went to the kitchen to give each of the 17 staffers there $100, the restaurant said.

The company posted an Instagram photo of the man giving a thumbs-up sign while posing with smiling kitchen staff.

"It was amazing to have that happen unexpectedly and randomly, and for someone to show that amount of appreciation," Jon Leopold, the restaurant's general manager, told the Chicago Tribune newspaper.

"It's not just about the money but spending time with people in the kitchen and telling them how wonderful of a meal it was and how important it was for the cooks to be doing what they're doing."

The timing was fortuitous for the restaurant. It has been nominated for a prestigious James Beard Award for service.

The winner will be revealed May 7 during an award ceremony in Chicago.

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