“76-year-old elderly man was kicked out of an expensive restaurant. Then they knew who he was. Once upon a time, in a busy city, there lived a 76-year-old man named Arthur. He had lived a long and prosperous life, but as he aged, he found himself alone.
One day, Arthur decided to treat himself to a nice meal at the most expensive restaurant in town, even though he didn’t have the best clothes to wear. Upon entering the restaurant, Arthur sensed a distinct feeling of discomfort, as he looked around at the young, affluent customers who frequented the establishment. The waitstaff barely acknowledged him, not even offering to take his coat.
Despite feeling out of place, Arthur remained determined to savor his meal and refused to let any negativity ruin his experience. His apprehension turned to frustration when a young businessman barged in and demanded a table. Despite Arthur’s prior reservation, the manager, eager to please the wealthy patron, hastily led Arthur to the exit, explaining that the restaurant was fully booked.
Frustrated, Arthur tried to reason with the manager, but to no avail. The incident left Arthur feeling disrespected and disappointed in the restaurant’s prioritization of wealth over common courtesy. Just as Arthur was leaving, he remembered a phone number he had for years. Without hesitation, he dialed the number and spoke to someone on the other end.
After a few minutes of talking, Arthur walked back into the restaurant and headed straight for the manager. The manager was taken aback when Arthur told him that he had just spoken to someone that will help him learn the lesson.
The sudden arrival of the restaurant owner sent shockwaves through the staff as they watched him storm in with a fiery determination. He wasted no time in summoning the manager and leading him to his office, leaving the staff curious about what could have prompted such a reaction.
The tension in the air was palpable as everyone held their breath, wondering what would happen next. Surprisingly, the owner who arrived at the restaurant was none other than Arthur’s estranged son, whom he had not seen for years. Arthur had managed to secure a table at the restaurant using the phone number his son had given him. However, when the owner learned of the incident that had occurred, he was furious.
He summoned the manager to his office, where he relentlessly questioned him for three hours. The owner was keen to know about the manager’s management style and his attitude towards customers. Ultimately the owner decided to terminate the manager’s employment due to his rude behavior towards patrons.
The owner stressed the importance of treating all guests with respect, regardless of their appearance or social standing and gave some wise advice, “We must never judge someone by their appearance or status. Our job is to make everyone feel welcome and valued.” He apologized to Arthur and offered him complimentary meals at the restaurant anytime. Arthur was overwhelmed with joy to see his son after so many years, and the fine dining experience at the restaurant only added to his happiness.
He felt thankful that the manager had learned his lesson and that his son had stood up for what was right. The incident had not only reunited them but also strengthened their bond. Arthur was proud of his son’s courage and integrity, and he knew that he would never forget the kindness that he had shown him.
In a society where people are frequently evaluated by their riches, status, or looks, it’s essential to keep in mind that these factors don’t define our identity as individuals. What defines us is our conduct and our attitude towards others.