Some D.C. Restaurants Will Add Service Charges to Bills When They Reopen

Published in Washington City Paper, July 20th 2020

Read how Thamee is providing their employees with higher wages and more robust benefits during this difficult time.

Since they’ve reopened, three D.C. restaurants have changed how customers settle their bill with the aim of providing employees a better quality of life at a time when anxiety is running high. Seven ReasonsThamee, and ANXO Cidery & Pintxos Bar have all instituted service charges in lieu of or in addition to tips. The goal of these new fees is to pay workers a living wage—enough to cover food, housing, health care, and transportation.

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