When should you tip and how much should you tip? There is no consensus among Canadians on these issues, according to a new study by Research Co.
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A third of Canadians (33%) believe that food servers deserve a tip in all situations, even if the service they provided was poor. In contrast, just over three in ten Canadians (31%) say they would not tip if they received below average service at a table service restaurant when their server is clearly not busy.
Tips for take-away food?
Do we have to leave a certain amount extra when we get our meal prepared to take it home or when we order at a restaurant without table service? These questions are also not unanimous according to the results obtained in the survey of the Canadian company.
More than half of Canadians (53%) say they never tip when visiting a snack bar, and more than two in five never tip when visiting a cafeteria-style restaurant (49%). a restaurant where they order food. picked up yourself (48%) or a café (43%).
Regardless, a majority of people (70%) agree that “food servers can’t get by on their salary alone, it’s important to tip them.”
The survey was conducted online from 10-12. December among 1,000 adults in Canada.