Bar Agricole and Trou Normand Return to Traditional Tipping Model

While the growing trend of restaurants as of late seem to be favoring a tip-less model, two San Francisco restaurants who had previously abolished tipping in their establishments have returned to the traditional model.

Both Bar Agricole and Trou Normand underwent a ten month trial period of a tip-less system, however owner Thad Vogler decided to return to the traditional tipping system due to issues with staff retention. Claiming that his decision to abolish tipping lost him more servers than it gained, Vogler also added that it was unfair to impose an ideological decision like this on his staff. Read More