Everyone knows that waiters and waitresses in the US get lousy wages. It’s one of the reasons people usually try and remember to give them a tip.
One couple in Arizona certainly bore that in mind when they gave a heavily pregnant waitress a Christmas gift of $900.
Sarah Clark, a waitress and bartender at the Pita Jungle in Phoenix, received the tip from a couple she had served before when they came back for another meal.
Their bill came to $61.30 and the standard tip of 20 per cent would have brought the total to $73.56. But instead they left her $961.30 – a tip of around 1,470 per cent.
On the bill, the couple wrote: “This is God’s money – he gave it to us so we could give it to you. God bless.”
“I couldn’t believe what I was looking at first because it was such a high amount – $900 is …