I was out shopping at Hannafords with my one year old the other day. He was very rambunctious and goofy throughout the store and was waving at everybody. On our way out while trying to juggle him, a box of diapers, and a couple bags a very sweet woman who we had seen around the store offered to help us out to the car! It was so nice of her to go out of her way to help someone else that I took the Pay It Forward certificate from my car and brought it over to her! She was so thankful and explained she just did it out of the kindness of her heart!
Lindsey had a party coem in this week to celebrate their anniversary. She thought that it was a good RAK opportunity. I introduced myself to Bill and Judy, and foound out that they were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. I explained the RAK, and they were thrilled. I am sure that they will choose wisely when paying it forward. Thanks Lindsey.
Today we had a couple come in for lunch to celebrate their 14 wedding anniversary. They had let Taylor know their first date back in the day was at Tbones so they decided to come back to relive those special moments here together again! We surprised them and totally made their day! It also was Taylors first RAK and she was delighted to make their day extra special!
We’ve seen people get prom proposals, Marriage Proposals, celebrate anniversaries, mourn with mercy meals, Birthday parties, bridal parties and baby showers but today we saw a wedding. We knew we had a large party in the books for 12 oclock but when they gathered and stood up to share their vows with our guests here at Derry T-Bones we were quite surprised. Of course an event like that brings us to our generous nature to offer a gift card for the newlyweds to enjoy dinner on us for their next visit as husband and wife and also gave them their first joint task ….to provide a random act of kindness.
On Monday around 4pm a young man came in from the rain with his bicycle. He asked to be sat so he could get food. After being sat he explained to his server that he had a free appetizer coupon and he was just going to get that. Unfortunately, the coupon he had specified that you must purchase two entree and he didn’t have the money to do so. The server and I decided to get him a soda and appetizer on the house since he traveled through the rain to come visit us CJ’s. He was so sweet and very thankful.
I picked at random today. I saw a mother and daughter having lunch and they were both laughing and enjoying one of our Max’d Margaritas. I thought YUP that’s the ones for me. I went to the table with a $25GC and a pay it forward. They said that they had never seen that at restaurant before and were very impressed. It made their day and gave them an excuse to come and visit us again.
Elsie is a long time guest that I have waited on since back in my Bedford days. She comes atleast 3 times a week and orders take out. She recently has been struggling and her son has been suffering through some medical issues. She came in yesterday to pick up her to go order and we had it covered. She was so shocked and sweet about it. She is one of our forever customers.
We had a young lady dine come in today with her family and some friends and they had lunch with us. They mentioned to their server Shawn that she is getting married tomorrow and the lunch was to gather everyone to go shopping for her final decorations. He saw that as a perfect opportunity to lighten her load and give her a Random Act of Kindness. We bought the groups lunch and gave her a gift card to come back after their honeymoon. She was so excited she teared up and we could tell it helped ease a little stress during a busy time! So great to make an almost newlywed smile!
Today I decided to pick the first guest I had to call in a take out order. My first take out was a lady named Kathy. She said her daughters come in fairly frequently and she decided to get take out. She was very surprised and grateful.
Great restaurants are often run by great people. Talia’s is no exception. Run by a family driven woman and named for her oldest daughter. I’ve heard great remarks about what a wonderful person she is. Decorated with family photos of her beautiful girls, she is always hands on in her store, friendly and hard working. We wanted to share the love and show our support of another great restaurant. She was blown away, super appreciative and she looks forward to paying it forward.