I'm Sick and Tired of Tipping!

by ChefMikeinBurlington 1 month ago

You walk into a pub and order a $7.00 Guinness, add tax and it becomes $8.00, but you're expected to add another 15% ...

The Chowhound Team

The Chowhound Team commented 28 days ago

Personal Chef tipping?

by Runnergirl7 1 month ago

Hi all. We bid on and won at a charity fundraiser-- dinner for 8 in our home put on by a personal chef. Here's my que...


ChefMikeinBurlington commented 1 month ago

Tipping Barcelona / Madrid

by zurwella 3 months ago

What is the tipping protocol for higher end restaurants in Barcelona (Disfrutar) and Madrid (Dstage + DiverXO)? tha...


erica commented 3 months ago

Tipping before or after added tax?

by marymac 6 years ago

When we go to a restaurant, I always tip on the whole amount. My friend says you should tip only for the food, not th...


CaliforniaJoseph commented 3 months ago

Alinea gratuity question

by crunchbury 5 months ago

Hi, I have a question for those who have dined at Alinea before. I've been myself a couple times. Each time, I've enj...


nsxtasy commented 5 months ago

Tipping for Catering Drop-Off?

by Jacquilynne 1 year ago

A caterer is dropping off a buffet dinner in chafing dishes for a party and then picking up the chafing dishes the ne...


JoannaNYC commented 6 months ago

Tips and expensive restaurants

by Scharn 4 years ago

Normally I tend to tip about 20%, so for a bill of $49 I would probably pay $60 and for a bill of $79 I would give $1...


hotoynoodle commented 7 months ago

Susur Lee and sons ripping off employees

by Charles Yu 8 months ago

From an original report by blog.to, this has mushroomed into a movement!! https://www.change.org/p/levi-lee-lee-re...


CocoTO commented 8 months ago

How much do I tip on catering delivery?

by Isolda 5 years ago

We're having food delivered and set up, but not served, for a party this weekend. What percentage of the total bill s...


Aly200 commented 9 months ago

How much should I tip the delivery guy?

by juice 9 years ago

Ordered Chinese the other day and had it delivered because I was too lazy to pick it up. The order was around $40. ...


MyOpinion500 commented 9 months ago

Can't Afford To Dine Out In Seattle

by JayDK 11 months ago

With $15 minimum wage why should we tip? Mandatory 20% tip plus tax! One Seattle restaurant even adds a 4% surcharg...

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babette feasts commented 10 months ago

Square Calculated Tip On Tax

by JayDK 10 months ago

At Little Uncle last night I paid by credit card which was processed via Square. I chose a 15% tip. They emailed th...

Bob Martinez

Bob Martinez commented 10 months ago

Tipping for BBQ

by dblairx 10 months ago

Hi, I am hosting a BBQ at my house for a large group (150 people). We hired a BBQ truck with a pit crew, including th...


MikeG commented 10 months ago

Bug in Food - Should I Have Tipped?

by Philly Ray 11 months ago

Stopped in a local bar for a quick dinner. I sat at the bar, ordered a beer and some food. Halfway through eating, I...


HoosierFoodie commented 11 months ago

Sign at register: Please refrain from putting tips on credit card to keep prices reasonable

by ebchower 11 months ago

This was at a New Jersey diner. My first thought was "how tacky." But if somebody has already decided to pay by cred...


hotoynoodle commented 11 months ago

Tipping and confronting

by Kidco 12 months ago

Regular non tipping husband and wife. Non tippers. Bill comes to approximately $50. Finally, decided to say somethin...


bagelman01 commented 11 months ago

Gratuity/hospitality-included restaurants

by Multifoiled 1 year ago

I'm curious to hear from people as to what they are doing at their favorite restaurants that have adopted the no-tipp...


ricepad commented 1 year ago

Are credit card payments cheating waitstaff?

by Howard_2 1 year ago

I have a message I would like to post on some forum frequented by restaurant waitstaff. I have not yet been able to ...


MikeG commented 1 year ago

Should you tip on tax?

by josephnl 9 years ago

I have always been, I think, a reasonably generous tipper. I almost always leave 20% of the total (including tax) in...


Harters commented 1 year ago

What Should Be on the Food Policy Agenda

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Eater has updated its look at Trump's possible food policy agenda, last discussed here, https://www.chowhound.com/pos...


HeidiCooksSupper commented 1 year ago