Customer leaves $2,000 tip on first day Beaverton restaurant reopens in 10 weeks

The very first customer through the doors at Bargarten Bavarian Social Haus on Friday left an extremely generous tip on a $20 lunch tab.

BEAVERTON, Ore. — The staff at a Beaverton restaurant were shocked to learn that a customer left a $2,000 tip on Friday, its first day back open since early December, after getting the go-ahead to resume indoor dining.

Rene Briede is the vice president of Güten Foods, which owns the restaurants Gustav’s and Bargarten Bavarian Social Haus in the Portland area.

“I love the restaurant industry, always will. It’s about friends, family, meeting new people and enjoying themselves,” Briede said. 

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