You don’t tip? Ever?
I’d ban you also.
And you continued to pay by credit card? Pay cash in questionable places.
I pay cash and I tip well. The servers, mail or female, know me and my family and give extra good service.
New ones who don’t give good service get a very small tip. The regulars must clue them in because the next time we get good service - and they get a good tip.
>>Id ban you also.<<
We tip 20% for good service and 10% if a server does the minimum. Rarely does that happen. I’m glad to give 20% to the server that fills my coffee cup before I ask and are patient with my kids as they learn to order for themselves.
And we tip with cash so it doesn’t hit the tax roles.
Servers are some of the hardest working and friendly people I know. This patron is a cheapskate.
“It’s not my problem or choice. They chose to work for $3.00 per hour and could choose another job that paid more if they wanted to.”
This A-whole left out the part where everyone knows that it isn’t a low paying job...they took the job for low BASE wage with the understanding that everyone but a cold hearted prck like him knows it and leaves a tip...he’s one sick SOB that should have his picture up on the bulletin board in the back of the house in every bar and restaurant in NE...
>>And you continued to pay by credit card? Pay cash in questionable places.<<
I do not like the whole tipping thing, though I do tip about 20%. I hate the awkwardness when renting limo’s and stuff. DO I tip or not with such services? The answer is “nope”. I don’t tip bus drivers either. I would rather not tip waiters and waitresses if it were possible.
My solution to the whole thing, though, is that I have pretty much stopped going to restaurants and buy all my drinks at bars in cash, by the drink, at the bar. I’ve always hated the whole tipping thing. Confusiion about tipping has caused me to not use services (valet parking, etc.) and go it alone.
Bottom line, I’m 56 and have never accepted the tipping culture.
Id ban you also.
As the owner in the story noted, tipping is customary.
It's also voluntary.
Owners have the right to run their businesses any way they wish. If a restaurant owner requires every customer to tip, they should post signs saying so..."We will add a 15% gratuity onto bills." Then guests can decide for themselves whether they wish to participate by eating there.
This particular owner has an unseemly sense of entitlement. Thay does not speak well for his establishment or his service.