Originally Posted by Bigmista
Beautiful table Marsha!!
We just changed our contracts and took gratuity off. WE now use the all inclusive term "service charge". That includes all of the little things that we get asked to do that weren't in the original job description of the servers.
And we request the final check 1 week before the event so we don't have to hunt down anyone to get paid after the event. All we have to do is clean up and get out.
Thanks! My tables get better all the time. I try to make it look nice, but not overly froo-froo, if that makes sense.
I am going to change our contract. We now ask for the final check the evening before or morning of the event. I think I will follow your lead and ask for it the week before.