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Phoebe Montrie
about 21 hours ago

There is an old saying that goes “The same $20 bill just floats around the city from bartender to bartender, one to the other every night.” Meaning that someone who makes tips, is likely to use that cash to tip someone else later on, to continue the cycle . 😆 💸 💵 💸 💞

It’s pretty common for people who work in the service industry to tip sky high amounts when they go out to patronize other establishments, and visit their friends where they work! They are usually happy to be on the other side of the bar and off the clock, and know how hard other folks are working to provide top notch service! It’s nice to be rewarded for a job well done, and the best bartenders are seamless and masterful at what they do! 💕 🍸 🍹 🍾 💕

I know not everyone can afford, or has the desire, to tip as much as 30-40% when they are paying, like some bartenders I know. These days especially, purse strings are tighter than ever. I was really impressed with how supportive a lot of people were at the beginning of the pandemic, of their waitstaff and local dining scene. But how much are you usually tipping now ??

Twenty percent is the number most often thrown around when it comes to tipping for dining in. I know there are some folks out there who feel like 15% is more than enough, and others who feel that the tip should be entirely dependent on their own evaluation of the service and restaurant itself. Often people working for tips are paid much, much less than minimum wage as their hourly base, and are extremely dependent on the amount clients choose to leave. So how do you break down the math of rewarding service?

How Much Do You Tip When You Go Out?? 🍽 💸

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Casey Campbell

Servers generally make $2.13 as their hourly wage and that goes straight to taxes. If you aren't tipping decently you're robbing someone of their income. Serving is a rough job and working in restaurant management came after years of serving and kitchen work. You better believe I tip very well when I go out. Even the worst server I ever had got 15 percent from me. I tip between 30-60 percent depending on different factors. Those is us who have persevered in the restaurant industry during the pandemic don't get nearly the respect we deserve. Never in my years working in customer service have I had to deal with people being SO nasty. It's a labor of love to even work in the service industry these days.

Servers generally make $2.13 as their hourly wage and that goes straight to taxes. If you aren't tipping decently you're robbing someone of their income. Serving is a rough job and working in restaurant management came after years of serving and kitchen work. You better believe I tip very well when I go out. Even the worst server I ever had got 15 percent from me. I tip between 30-60 percent depending on different factors. Those is us who have persevered in the restaurant industry during the pandemic don't get nearly the respect we deserve. Never in my years working in customer service have I had to deal with people being SO nasty. It's a labor of love to even work in the service industry these days.

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James Farmer

Year's ago when i was working in a family restaurant in Illinois the wait staff was paid $2:01 an hour. If the person did not meet minimum wage after tips the restaurant was to make up the difference. Not sure if the laws are the same these days. Yes, i tip depending on service, the better the service the better the tip.

Year's ago when i was working in a family restaurant in Illinois the wait staff was paid $2:01 an hour. If the person did not meet minimum wage after tips the restaurant was to make up the difference. Not sure if the laws are the same these days. Yes, i tip depending on service, the better the service the better the tip.

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I was a single mom with 3 girls it was hard but we made it

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I worked at the Columbia Store as. Level 2 in the Charge Back Department and as a Level 3 Business Owner opening the Towson location. I love retail

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Phoebe Montrie
6 days ago

While the most commonly known Front of the House position is Waiter or Waitress, there are many other jobs necessary to bridge the gap between the Back of the House and the FOH. 👨🏽‍🍳 🌉 🤵🏻‍♀️

These jobs include roles such as Busser, 🧽 🧹who are people who clear and clean tables, both as the patrons are eating, and after they’re finished. There are also folks who are Food Runners. They take hot plates 🍽 from the Kitchen Window out to the diners themselves. Other jobs like Barback 🍸 help in other areas of the restaurant, like behind the bar. Servers Assistants are usually only found in fine dining, and are often younger Servers training to take on a larger Serving role in the future.

I’ve worked in places where I personally filled all of those roles myself, while simultaneously doing everything else my tables needed, and therefore got to keep 100% of my own tips, as well. But in most Restaurants, the way these crew members are paid, is partly through a portion of the tips made that shift. The servers that these folks helped throughout the night are the ones who would pay directly for the aid they received.

Would you rather do everything yourself and keep all the money you’ve made?? OR Would you be willing to share a small amount with someone who has your back and can perform essential, but sometimes extraneous, duties that are often necessary to keep a restaurant engine humming smoothly??

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Deanna Ortiz
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Sharing all the way! Its so important that everyone in the restaurant works as a team, if I was doing everything by myself, I'd get exhausted and the service would suffer! It's much better in my opinion to split the work and the tips.

Sharing all the way! Its so important that everyone in the restaurant works as a team, if I was doing everything by myself, I'd get exhausted and the service would suffer! It's much better in my opinion to split the work and the tips.

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Arnie Nelson

I have been a cook in many places and diverse capacities. The places that the waitress shared a per cent of tips with the cook and wait staff, prevented ill feelings amongst coworkers and I have some of my happiest memories cooking from those specific places, and even still have friends that go back to those times. Some waitresses who were sneaky and kept the larger percent of tips soon found themselves shunned by the kitchen staff which can end your career in that establishment. I can write a book on it that you wouldn't believe....

I have been a cook in many places and diverse capacities. The places that the waitress shared a per cent of tips with the cook and wait staff, prevented ill feelings amongst coworkers and I have some of my happiest memories cooking from those specific places, and even still have friends that go back to those times. Some waitresses who were sneaky and kept the larger percent of tips soon found themselves shunned by the kitchen staff which can end your career in that establishment. I can write a book on it that you wouldn't believe....

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3 days ago

Touch of Class is wonderful place to work. The Supervisors are very friendly and will answer any of your questions you have.

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5 days ago

Does anyone have experience working with nosy coworkers who tend to steamroll others? I don’t know if it’s because I’m the youngest in age but I’m a little tired of getting unsolicited help and feedback from my coworker. I understand she meant well but she’s not the boss. She often steps over other people’s toes and dictates how she prefers our work to be done. The boss is not doing anything about it because she’s one of the more senior employees. I’m seriously thinking about transferring or finding a new job because I don’t want to deal with this toxic environment.

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The Sixties was a wonderful time growing up south side Chicago. The Seventies was also still somewhat wholesome and family values. Turning 62 years of age very soon has me feeling like the last man standing when the smoke clears... #jobsearch #aboutmyjob #benefits

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3 days ago

I very disapointed of Securitas cause I been working for so many years with Saint James the One year with PDR fajardo marina and never happed this situation to ne...Securitas just let me go with no real couse just 5 months I worked with them...besides they claimed about conflict of interest in the Co. But they don't really care about it...now am with no employer at all. That is how I feel...

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Marlene Martinez-Simmons
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I quit before I even started. I got a job offer for a claims company. The offer was sent to my email on a Friday but I had a serious case of the flu wasnt able to call the recruiter until Monday. When I got on the call with the recruiter he tried to scold me for not calling him as soon as I got the offer. I explained that I was very sick and didn’t have much of a voice over the weekend. He continued to scold me for not getting back to him as quickly as he liked. Finally he got to the subject of the job and said I would need to come in for training in a few weeks. Unfortunately that week I had already booked a 3 day trip and asked him if there was an available training day before or after that date. He said if I missed the day I would most likely be replaced. The whole exchange was one big bad vibe and I ended up emailing him the next day and turning down the offer. He proceeded to bombard me with emails and calls trying to convince me to take the job. Another red flag. I said no thanks and for the next month he emailed me notices for other positions they wanted me for. I finally had to tell him to stop.

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