'Service With A Smile' - Tim's Place, Albuquerque, US
At Tim's Place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, meals are accompanied by a hug offered by owner Tim Harris.
Harris serves "breakfast, lunch and hugs, but hugs are the best part," he concedes in the below AOL video report.
In addition to greeting and hugging customers, Tim plays host, serves food and oversees several employees. The 27-year-old is believed to be the only person with Down syndrome to own a restaurant in the United States, something he's wanted to do since he was a kid.
His parents, Keith and Jeannie Harris, who opened the restaurant for their son, have always pushed Tim to be as independent as possible. Harris, who has three brothers, one of whom works as a manager at Tim's Place, was never treated any differently than his siblings due to his disability.