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Metz is the franchisor of Hurricane Grill & Wings, which has 48 locations, five of which are corporate owned, and president and owner of RREMC Restaurants, which runs approximately 40 Denny's and several Dairy Queen locations. He planned to use the 5 percent surcharge tactic in all his restaurants starting in January 2014, when Obamacare is fully implemented.
"If I leave the prices the same, but say on the menu that there is a 5 percent surcharge for Obamacare, customers have two choices. They can either pay it and tip 15 or 20 percent, or if they really feel so inclined, they can reduce the amount of tip they give to the server, who is the primary beneficiary of Obamacare,"
Originally posted by MsAphrodite
I think it's a free country and the restaurant owner can do as he pleases. You don't have to eat there if you don't like his policies. His employees are likewise, also free to choose to work somewhere else. Actions have consequences.
edit on 15-11-2012 by MsAphrodite because: (no reason given)