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When This Art Mogul Died, He Left Something Behind For His Favorite Waitresses

Many people work as restaurant servers at some point in their lives. By and large, it”s a thankless job. You”re devalued as a human, belittled, and don”t really make that much money. There are a few bright spots in every server”s career, but these women never expected this.

This is New York City”s famous Donohue”s Steakhouse. It is home to some of the best steaks in the city and is frequented by high-profile celebrities.

This is New York City

Robert Ellsworth was one of these high-profile customers. A famous art mogul, Ellsworth accrued quite a fortune with his collection of famous works of art from China”s Ming Dynasty. This put his estimated net worth at around $200 million.

Robert Ellsworth was one of these high-profile customers. A famous art mogul, Ellsworth accrued quite a fortune with his collection of famous works of art from China

Mr. Ellsworth”s two favorite waitresses at Donohue”s Steakhouse were Maureen Donohue-Peters (pictured left) and her niece, Maureen Barrie (pictured right). Since Ellsworth was such a loyal customer and these women were his two favorite waitresses, he left them $50,000 each in his will when he died in August.

Mr. Ellsworth

(via EliteDaily)

Talk about a tip! That”s why you should always be kind to your customers, no matter how poorly they treat you. You never know how it could benefit you later on. Oh, and be sure to wait tables where the richest people in the world tend to eat. That helps.

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