INFOGRAPHIC: What Does Your Staff Really Think Of "No Tipping"?

In May 2016, the American Express Restaurant Trade Survey revealed just how closely restaurants were looking at no tipping.

  • 18% of restaurants, as of May, have adopted a no-tip model
  • 29% of restaurants as of the same time admitted they planned to adopt a no-tip policy
  • 27% of restaurants, however, said they had no intention of jumping on board with the trend

The data is clear, more restaurants will surely be taking a look at eliminating tipping. But should they be?

To answer that, we took a look at data on tipping in our 8,000+ restaurants nationwide and surveyed nearly 1,000 FOH and BOH restaurant employees….