What % should the host, busser and bartender get from a waitress when they all get tiped out in a night?
For Instance, If a waitress makes $100 in a night, does the busser, host and bartender (all who make more per hour) still get 10%? Do they still get their percentage if they did a poor job, or just were not needed? If the restaurant gets busy, should the bartender take tables or help the wait staff?
Asked By: mdlnhpr - 7/22/2008
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it's usually between 2-3% of sales
Answered By: l y - 7/23/2008
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At my restaurant, the servers tip out 3% of their total sales for the night. Then that is divided up among the host, busser, and bartender. Everyone in the front of house makes the same wage at my restaurant(2.65 per hour... More
Answered By: BlueBelle84 - 7/22/2008
It depends on the restaurant. At the ones I know of, the bussers and food runners get a percentage of total sales, in the ballpark of 2-5% respectively. Bartenders get a higher percentage, but only of the server's liquor sales, since the bartender does nothing for a server except fill their drink orders. Usually... More
Answered By: Hooligan305 - 7/23/2008
You should post this on the blog over at http://www.mindthebar.com - they have a section where people can post questions and correspond with other bartenders about this kind of stuff.
Answered By: Megen B - 7/24/2008
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