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This Olive Garden Waitress Is Going Viral for One Simple Act of Kindness

By Anna Quintana

I used to think that the best thing about Olive Garden was the unlimited breadsticks and salad — until I heard about the Italian restaurant chain's waitress turned real-life hero, Nianni Rudder. 

A customer and busy mom at a North Carolina-based location explained how the waitress stopped to feed her fussy toddler so she could enjoy her meal. And there is no denying Nianni went above and beyond the franchise's "When You're Here, You're Family" slogan. 

"Tonight my family and I went out to Olive Garden for dinner, and per Harlynn’s usual she did everything but sit in her high chair and eat her dinner like I picture in my dreams," Courtney Pedigo wrote on a Facebook post that has since gone viral. "She had me so overwhelmed from letting all of Olive Garden know she was in the house and trying her best to wiggle her way down me to run the restaurant, I had went to find our waitress to ask if she could please bring my food out in a to-go box cause we were going out to sit in the car..."