has come to my attention that people today still do not understand how
to tip their serer. Because of this annoyance, this article was written
to teach you the do's and don'ts on tipping your server.
by now should know that the standard tip rate is 15%. If you cannot quickly
figure this out by the numbers, here is a simple chart on how to tip on
rule of thumb on 15% is that for every $20 on the bill, you tip $3. The
15% should be given if your service was sufficient. Many try to save this
rate only for miraculous servers.
lounge is the area that surrounds, or is near, the bar. This area usuallly
allows you to seat yourself. The myth about the lounge is that the tip
rate here is lower; about 10%. That could not be farther from the truth,
especially if you order alcohol. Lounge servers have high tip-outs to
the bar since a lot of alcohol is usually consumed in this area. So, if
you only tip 10% and order a lot of alcohol, it is possible for the server
to be negative tips from your table. Therefore, keep lounge tipping at
15% or above.
server works for you. Their earnings are in tips, not hourly wage. If
your server does an amazing job, show appreciation with 20%; they are
counting on it. Also, if it is soome ones birthday, or you get free drinks,
or you get a discountk, or you got comped food items, give your server
a part of those savings. For they are the ones making sure you get comped,
etc. A lot of times this could mean the server reporting to a manager
and admitting a mistake or problem. Show some appreciation!
the end, remember you are not your server's only table and he or she must
multi-task to keep all tables in good order. These servers count on your
tips to pay rent, books, and school. So lets help them out.