Customers with big hearts leave big tips for restaurant workers

The anonymous “Covid Bandit” recently left a $1400 tip for the employees at Notchtop Bakery & Cafe in Colorado, and Lexy Burke has tipped over 130 servers in Nashville during the pandemic.

3/3/2021 10:20:00 AM

The anonymous “Covid Bandit” recently left a $1400 tip for employees at a Colorado cafe, and has been leaving big tips across the state since the start of the pandemic. Meanwhile, in Nashville, Lexy Burke has tipped over 130 servers. - NBCNightlyNews

The anonymous “Covid Bandit” recently left a $1400 tip for the employees at Notchtop Bakery & Cafe in Colorado, and Lexy Burke has tipped over 130 servers in Nashville during the pandemic.

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NBCNightlyNews I recently tipped $50 on a $90 bill. Our waitress was excellent, very personable, and was working hard for all customers. She still took time to talk and made sure we were taken care of with drinks and everything. She was surprised to get $50 but hey. I like to pay it forward. NBCNightlyNews Bandit, no! Who’s writing this crap today. Real racist headlines won’t sell. Get NBCsued BoycottNBC NBCracist

NBCNightlyNews I am more surprised that service staff still needs to rely on tips for their living.... NBCNightlyNews Restaurant servers deserve big tips, they work extremely hard. NBCNightlyNews That's a lot of servers to tip over NBCNightlyNews There are some successful people who genuinely care about the little guys.

NBCNightlyNews Treat yourself with a little ghoulish tale of mayhem and murder. Don't commit a sin in this Bed and Breakfast or you might be the next unforgotten meal in 'Entrapment' NBCNightlyNews Must have cancer. Or know the date. NBCNightlyNews Need your help covering this story! My friends life depends on it please cover his trial this month in San Bernardino!!! Please contact me for more info. Mark geragos and Alexandra Kazarian is defending him! Please help save a life and bring light to injustice

NBCNightlyNews A true AMERICAN!! Thank You!!!! This is what we as a nation are all about!!! God Bless You! I really mean this!!!!!!!!!!!! NBCNightlyNews Seems a living wage would be easier. I mean, wouldn’t it be nice if we could work 40 hours and not have to rely on the anonymous help of strangers to pay bills.

NBCNightlyNews It's so great you've a system allowing the rich to play god with their minions. How about just paying everyone a living wage? In many countries, we don't even have to tip. NBCNightlyNews That's my nigger NBCNightlyNews Not really a 'bandit' if it leaves money behind.