What happens to tips at ASK Italian?

ASK Italian deducts 8% of tips left on card; the remaining 92% of card tips are shared between staff. All cash tips will be kept by your server.

What are these deductions used for?

ASK Italian says that the 8% deduction from card tips is an admin fee to cover the cost of getting these amounts taxed and operating a 'tronc' system responsible for distributing the remaining 92% of card tips.

How accessible does the restaurant make this information?

This information is provided on the official ASK Italian website.

Overall rating:

3/5 stars ( 3 / 5 stars)

Explanation: ASK Italian makes a small deduction (8%) to those tips left on card.

Sources of information

Official ASK Italian website, "FAQs" (09.2015) [link - Internet Archive]

On-site restaurant survey, Milton Keynes (09.2015) [pending review]

On-site restaurant survey, Sheffield (06.2015)

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