Andre Drummond Leaves $1,000 Tip At Florida Restaurant

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Cleveland Cavaliers star Andre Drummond recently pulled off a great move for a waitress in Florida.

The NBA center dropped a $1,000 tip Sunday at Che Restaurant in Delray Beach on a $164.25 bill. The restaurant posted a photo of Drummond’s receipt on their Instagram account. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

You can see a picture of it below.


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Our waitress, @kaxandra.diaz experience yesterday, “Today, started off as slow day at work getting there for my double shift. The past week, overall, has been pretty slow of course due to COVID. Restaurants and staff have been struggling, as you can imagine. Little did I know that today I would get a tip no server would guess that they would ever receive when they open that check book. Unknowingly, I was seated and served a table with @andredrummondd I had no idea who he was, and hadn’t seen him here before but we @che.delray always welcome our new customers. When I was given the checkbook, I went to put in the tip & information to close the table and I couldn’t believe it. From a $160 check, the tip read $1,000. I was shaking and had tears of happiness after what he left me. I had no idea how to react, I didn’t want to draw attention but at the same time I couldn’t describe the the amount of appreciation I had/ have. It’s so amazing to see people displaying acts of kindness in these uncertain times. This is a story I will never forget, thank you again so much @andredrummondd “ * * * * * * * * * @che.delray wants to thank you for your kindness, it was our pleasure to have you here! We hope you enjoyed your time with us, we wish you the best!

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This is the kind of stuff we need during these trying times. We’re constantly surrounded by bad news. We need stuff to make us smile and to remember the good in people.

Drummond leaving a $1,000 tip on a $164 bill is a hell of a classy move. It’s another example of the world of sports stepping up during these trying times.


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At every turn, athletes, owners, coaches and executives have been lending a helping hand wherever they can.

The restaurant industry has been hammered by the coronavirus pandemic. Waitresses and other staffers have been hit insanely hard.

While $1,000 might not seem like a ton of money to a guy like Drummond, I have no doubt at all it’s going to make a huge impact on the lives of the workers getting it.


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Props to him his gigantic act of kindness during a tough time.