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No-Tipping Restaurant Model

A while back, CSUF professor Dr. Atul Teckchandani wrote a piece titled The not-so-surprising failure of no-tipping restaurants and it brought up many points that I thought were pretty interesting. The main thesis of Dr. Teckchandani’s piece was that while there is some data suggesting that restaurants that switch to a no-tipping model experience increases …

5th Annual Food Entrepreneur's Workshop

Students interested in participating need to register with their .edu email address using the promo code “arugula” by September 11th to get 50% off of the registration price. They will also need to present their valid student ID during check in. REGISTER NOW!!! September 26th and 27th 8:00AM – 5:00PM Ever dreamed about starting your …

The not-so-surprising failure of no-tipping restaurants

Bruce Buschel, who ran a well-respected restaurant in the Hamptons and documented his experience in an excellent collection of posts, says that the hardest part of running a restaurant is “getting the food from the chef to the guest in a timely and polite fashion by a timely and polite staff.” This comment struck me …