Couple leaves waitress a $1,200 tip on a $20 bill

Brianna Siegel served a couple on Tuesday evening when they came to where she was waitressing at Bar Louie in Woodbridge. After the meal was over, the two paid their $20 bill and handed Siegel an envelope with instructions to not open it until she got home.

Siegel, who has been a waitress for a long time, told News 12 New Jersey, that it's not always easy waiting tables, but she's happy to do it.

"I've been in the food industry all my life…it's my favorite thing to do," she said.

Well, her favorite thing to do is giving back to her in a major way when she saw what the couple had left her.

Upon opening the envelope, Siegel nearly fell on her knees she told the new outlet. Inside was a check made out to her for $1,200. The couple also included a note citing bible verses that ended with a sweet sentiment: "Whenever it gets hard, know God got you."

Read full story on

Copyright 2017 FOX 11 Los Angeles: Download our mobile app for breaking news alerts or to watch FOX 11 News | Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Be a citizen journalist for FOX 11 and get paid - download the Fresco News App today.