When Business Owners Behave Like Children

By September 10, 2014Facebook, Yelp

Recently, Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy dined at PYT, a burger joint in Philadelphia, and left a $.20 tip on a $61.76 bill.

PYT Recipt

At first you might feel outraged by this like I know I did, but as we all know, there are two sides to every story.

While it is unclear why such a paltry tip was left in the first place, when questioned by Philadelphia Daily News’ Les Bowen about the incident, McCoy stated, “It’s bull****, man.”

LesBowenTwitter

And just by simply perusing through the comments left on the original Facebook post above, you can see some animosity coursing through the veins of many on the internet.

 

 

 

But leave it to Philadelphia Eages’ offensive guard Evan Mathis to come in with the comic relief:

Instead of issuing an apology, the owner of PYT posted this message to PYT’s Facebook page:

View full message here.

As of this post at 2:43 PM PDT, PYT had 4 stars on their Facebook page and 3 stars on Yelp.

What do you think? Do you think that the owner acted childishly? Or do you think that owners should go to any length possible to defend their employees? What would have been a better way to handle it? Let me know in the comments below!