Waiter Rant asked his readers in the restaurant industry to comment on how their places fared on Valentine's Day, if they were in areas hit by snowstorms. It looks like a lot of restaurants may have lost money instead of making it, on what's usually one of the most profitable nights of the year, and also people were s-t-i-n-g-y with their waiters.
Commenter Morgan: "Tips are notoriously worse on V-Day. They always have been, and they always are. My monthly average is 22%, and last night I was at 17%. It’s a little depressing to realize what I would’ve made if people weren’t used to going out to Applebee’s instead of fine dining, and had a concept of what they’re supposed to tip."
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