The man behind Union Square Cafe and Gramercy Tavern says it's a "bold decision for our team and our guests."
One of the hidden strengths of the nonprofit world is our ability to come up with a great idea that, because of its compelling emotional logic, allows people to change the way they view a situation --- and, in doing so, make a big collective impact.
Autograt exists to ensure servers get paid for the work they do because some people just suck and you can't always expect people to do the right thing. It's that simple. And the IRS is stripping us of that guarantee.
Meanwhile, some food and beverage industry workers are getting more creative about soliciting tips: A new electronic tip
"We asked her, could the gratuity be removed? Could we give our own tip?" Marks said. The response she got was to speak with
Other times, restaurants take the matter into their own hands: In 2010, a North Carolina woman was banned from a Japanese
A bill introduced in Rhode Island's legislature this week would prevent restaurants and hotels in the state from pocketing
"Tipping is something between a doorman and the tenants, as it should be," said Matthew Nerzig, a spokesman for local union
One of the advantages of a good hotel is the assistance of a terrific concierge. Whether you need hard-to-get theatre tickets or dinner reservations, this member of the hotel staff can be invaluable.