'Touched many lives': Customer leaves incredible $1800 tip at bakery

Nadine Carroll
·2-min read

Staff at a bakery have taken to Facebook to thank a generous tipper who left them a whopping $1800 tip on a $25 bill.

The seven employees at Notchtop Bakery and Cafe in Colorado were all smiles on Wednesday (local time) as they shared an image of the receipt which read “Covid sucks! $200 for each employee today”.

“Thank you David for you generous gift to our staff. You gift has touched many lives,” the bakery wrote on social media.

The Notchtop Bakery and Cafe (left) in Colorado and a $1400 tip left by a customer (right)
A generous tipper left the staff at Notchtop Bakery and Cafe (left) in Colorado a huge tip (right) stating 'Covid sucks'. Source: Google Maps/Facebook

Waitress Gloria Fuentes discovered the large tip and referred to her customer as the “Covid Bandit”.

“I couldn’t believe it when I saw the bill. I was impressed,” Ms Fuentes told KMGH.

“I was like, ‘Oh my God, am I dreaming or what’s going on?’”

Cafe owners says staff were ‘very, very happy’

Owner Nailya Khametvalieva said the customer only wanted to be identified as David and had only visited the bakery twice.

“It made my people almost cry and they’re very, very happy, and they wanted to thank him… it’s very generous,” Ms Khametvalieva told CBS4 in Denver.

Fans of the cafe responded to the news congratulating the hard working team at the bakery that had been doing it thought with Covid restrictions.

“That’s awesome! You guys deserve every penny!” one person replied.

“So deserving best restaurant I've ever been to for breakfast!” another user wrote on Facebook.

“How awesome! Such a fantastic hardworking group of people here,” one person commented.

According to Johns Hopkins University there have been about 5,500 deaths due to Covid-19 in the state.

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