Saru Jayaraman

You Might Be Surprised Who Collects on the Tips You Leave at Restaurants

I was asked during a recent interview what happens to the tips we leave in restaurants. Do they actually go to the workers? I said they’re supposed to. Often they don't.

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$2.13 Is the Tipping Point - America's Food Servers Are Grossly Underpaid

The following is an excerpt from Saru Jayaraman's new book, Behind the Kitchen Door (ILR Press, Cornell University Press, 2013). 

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You Might Be Surprised Who Collects on the Tips You Leave at Restaurants

I was asked during a recent interview what happens to the tips we leave in restaurants. Do they actually go to the workers? I said they’re supposed to. Often they don't.

Keep reading... Show less
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