(Closed) PSA: Service charge is not a tip for the waitstaff!

posted 9 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
827 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Thanks for posting this. How much should you tip? Is it based on the price of the menu or total catering fee?

Post # 4
41 posts
  • Wedding: September 2013

The wedding venue I worked at charged R500 (~$50) per waitress. We were only paid R150 (~$18) of this. The bridal couple and family told guests not to tip us as they had already paid the tips (actually the service charge).

So no, service charge is definitely not = gratuity. 

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