Ingrid Cruz
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  • Lake In The Hills, IL
  • United States
  • Burnt Toast
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Sharing Meal Charge of $2.00
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Shawn Parkinson Feb 14, 2013.

Customers Sharing Meals
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Terri Hitchcock Aug 9, 2009.

Designating Tables for Waitstaff
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jean-Paul Quattrone Mar 29, 2008.

 

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Non-Operator
Shawn Parkinson replied to Ingrid Cruz's discussion Sharing Meal Charge of $2.00
"Hi Ingrid, You are already doing well with large portions, instead of scaling anything back or making changes that will affect your regulars, why don't you add a Meals for 2 Menu.  First, doing this can incorporate the charge for making…"
Feb 14, 2013

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David Kaye replied to Ingrid Cruz's discussion Sharing Meal Charge of $2.00
"The economy has been rough on a lot of people.  Be grateful that they're visiting your restaurant.  Many restaurants have folded these past 5 years.  And don't forget that if your food is as good as you say it is,…"
Dec 30, 2012
Alejandro Barreda replied to Ingrid Cruz's discussion Sharing Meal Charge of $2.00
"Part of human being is to try to abuse the systems, YES, charge for splitting orders, in any city in the world this happens, restaurants have the right to put rules but make sure that you put a sign on the menu for split orders, your loyal clientele…"
Dec 1, 2012
Ingrid Cruz's discussion was featured

Sharing Meal Charge of $2.00

We own two breakfast/lunch restaurants and offer great tasting high quality food and are known for our large portions. We have found that more and more customers are sharing meals. We do have a $2 charge on the menu for meals shared however, some customers don't think it's fair. Our restaurant is very popular and we are doing very well... thank God!  Does anyone have experience with this (ie: any creative response to the customer, should we raise our share price in an attempt to persuade them…See More
Sep 9, 2012
Ingrid Cruz posted a discussion

Sharing Meal Charge of $2.00

We own two breakfast/lunch restaurants and offer great tasting high quality food and are known for our large portions. We have found that more and more customers are sharing meals. We do have a $2 charge on the menu for meals shared however, some customers don't think it's fair. Our restaurant is very popular and we are doing very well... thank God!  Does anyone have experience with this (ie: any creative response to the customer, should we raise our share price in an attempt to persuade them…See More
Sep 5, 2012

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Burnt Toast
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Upscale Casual
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At 7:31pm on March 30, 2008, DJ Tryba said…
Hi Ingrid - I am a representative of Gordon Food Service, and i wanted to offer up my services as a consultant. Let me know if I can help at all - I work in the metro Chicago area.
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At 7:18pm on March 1, 2008, Ingrid Cruz said…
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