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The tipping point? As restaurants pivot to a hospitality-included model, the debate over gratuities continues

The tipping point? As restaurants pivot to a  hospitality-included  model, the debate over gratuities continues
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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.
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