Fri Feb 15, 2013, 06:33 PM
Newsjock (11,054 posts)
Waffle House in Atlanta adds 20% 'property management surcharge'
An Atlanta Waffle House outpost is charging its customers an extra 20 percent — on everything — to help pay for a security guard. The restaurant tells Fox Atlanta that it instituted the surcharge as a result of crime in its Five Points neighborhood. Even though there's a police precinct down the street, Waffle House hired the off-duty police officer to work from 4 p.m. to 7 a.m. daily after the nearby clubs started bringing in a lot of drunken, fighting people.
Waffle House officially calls the fee a "property management surcharge" and signs are posted throughout the restaurant to warn customers. Reaction is pretty mixed, but one waitress points out that this surcharge has resulted in lower tips.
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Fri Feb 15, 2013, 06:45 PM
MrSlayer (22,143 posts)
5. 4 pm to 7 am?
That's a 15 hour shift for an off duty cop that also works 8 hours on his real job? He never sleeps?
I just wouldn't go there anymore. I wouldn't have gone there in the first place actually.