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I'm not alone (or the first!) to say that tipping makes it hard to hire chefs!

by ChefMikeinBurlington 15 days ago

I may be the one pushing the agenda today, but this is an concern that's been around for years, and the problem is ge...


zackly commented 11 days ago

Square Calculated Tip On Tax

by JayDK 1 year 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 21 days ago

Tipping for Delivered Groceries, Peapod, etc.

by dagwood 10 years ago

If you have your groceries delivered (I use Peapod here in the Northeast), how much do you tip? In every other sit...


kanaali27 commented 23 days 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...


dsuemor commented 1 month ago

Banquet hall tipping - when guest thinks servers are getting it, but owners pocket all...

by niccole 3 years ago

I am a server at a banquet hall, we do wedding, birthday parties, seminars, etc... I make $22/hr on the books ( no...


Barborka commented 2 months ago

Tipping Barcelona / Madrid

by zurwella 9 months ago

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


zurwella commented 3 months ago

Yet another reason to leave hospitality!!

by ChefMikeinBurlington 4 months ago

It seems that every day there are more and more reasons to leave the hospitality industry. I give you exhibit "A", th...


acgold7 commented 3 months ago

Not used to gratuity automatically added to my bill...

by gutreactions 5 months ago

We had finished our meal at a new NYC area restaurant and went about paying the tab, when I double checked the totals...


Rmis32 commented 4 months ago

Open bar - should you tip the bartender

by princeofpork 7 years ago

I am throwing a party for my wife and I am covering the bar tab. I want to better understand if the bartender should...


nomadic123 commented 4 months ago

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...and here's another reason to get rid of tipping!!

by ChefMikeinBurlington 4 months ago

It's almost as bad in Canada too, except of our higher minimum wages

Tips posting to credit card later?

by EWSflash 3 years ago

My beloved cousin was in town a couple of months back, and took several of us out to Fleming's for dinner. She paid a...


Harters commented 5 months ago

I'm Sick and Tired of Tipping!

by ChefMikeinBurlington 7 months 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 7 months ago

Personal Chef tipping?

by Runnergirl7 7 months 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 7 months ago

Tipping before or after added tax?

by marymac 7 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 9 months ago

Alinea gratuity question

by crunchbury 10 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 10 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 12 months ago

Tips and expensive restaurants

by Scharn 5 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 1 year ago

Susur Lee and sons ripping off employees

by Charles Yu 1 year ago

From an original report by, this has mushroomed into a movement!!


CocoTO commented 1 year ago

How much should I tip the delivery guy?

by juice 10 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 1 year ago

Can't Afford To Dine Out In Seattle

by JayDK 1 year ago

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

babette feasts

babette feasts commented 1 year ago