Genuine Act of Kindness Brings Staff to Tears at Rochester Restaurant After Recent Theft
The good news story that everyone needs to hear...over the weekend, Victoria's Ristorante & Wine Bar in Rochester, Minnesota shared the news on Facebook that an envelope of tip money was taken when some individuals came in to place a take out order. The fact that someone did this NOW, in the middle of a pandemic and shutdown, to a local restaurant that had done so much for others these last 10 months is just...horrid. The tragic news spread fast and was shared by many on social media but what happened next truly was an act of kindness and helped bring some smiles to the staff.
Victoria's Ristorante & Wine Bar had another surprise visit but this time, a card and cash was given to them. They publicly thanked them on their Facebook page with the note below:
Kicking 2020 to the curb was something most of us enjoyed, especially those in the Hospitality Industry. The pandemic wreaked havoc on many. But...sometimes it takes circumstances and events like this to see the heart and soul of a community. #Rochesterstrong
Last night Victoria's had some visitors - Two young gals came in, placed a take out order, waited for a time when no one was looking, then stole an envelope that had the staff tips. The security footage revealed the incident...And shared on social media over 100 times.
Tonight...Once again we had visitors. This time it was a few good looking boys, placing a take- out order, and carrying a card for our staff. They had heard of the incident last evening, and wanted to use the monies they earned over the summer/fall selling corn, to help the staff who lost their tips. #incredible
Rowan - Bronson - Bennett - Ryan - Carter - #Sheaboys
Thank You...We are speechless - A fall to the floor and cry moment. Your kind gesture is commendable and we are still in awe. Jason and Mindy Shea & Tom and Missy Shea : Your well mannered young boys have astounded and amazed each one of us. Words do not give a proper appreciation - But come this summer - You can bet on us all buying the best sweet corn in town! #SheaDairyStrong #itdoesntgetbetterthanthis #farmersknowbest #localsupportinglocal #thisfamily
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