The tipping point? As restaurants pivot to a hospitality-included model, the debate over gratuities continues
|National Post 13 Aug 2020 at 06:56|
This week, two popular Canadian restaurants — Burdock, the dining arm of the Toronto brewery, and Ten, the fine-dining Toronto establishment known for its extremely limited seating — made the decision to eliminate tipping.
In this they join Richmond Stationin Toronto’s business district, whose owners announced in late July that they would move to a “hospitality included” model, raising prices across the board by 18 per cent, and increasing wages for their serving staff commensurately.