"Virginia Tadrzynski" wrote
> You tip again, the same way as before, but find out thru the grapevine
> (aka a friend of one of you kids works there) that you 'stiffed' the staff
> twice in a row. The only explaination is that the head/maitre'd is
> pocketing the quite sizable tip and telling the others 'no tip for you'.
> What would you do?
Tip the normal way, along with the folder with the bill. More controlled
than slipping cash to the maitre'd (who may have thought it was for him if
he didnt catch to spread it among the staff).