MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — If you get great service in a restaurant, what do you leave for a tip? — 20, 25 percent?
One group in St. Paul ate about $50 worth of food Saturday night and then left a 2,000 percent tip.
It was captured on camera (watch above), because it’s part of Seth Collins’ cross-country tour in honor of his brother who recently passed.
His brother’s dying wish was that he be extra generous to servers.
And Saturday, he was…giving $500 to Robb Griffith at Eagle Street Grille in downtown St. Paul.
A local woman matched that, with another $500.
“I didn’t know what to think, to be honest,” Griffith said. “I didn’t have any words. I was stupefied. I just got sweaty, but it was the nicest sweat ever.”
Griffith said the timing was great, because he’s been facing some challenges.
But still, he paid it forward, giving $100 each to the cook, bartender and two other servers.
Meanwhile, Collins is hoping to do something like this in all 50 states, with the help of donations.
If you’d like to help out, click here.