Waiter frustrated as table of 21 ask for separate bills
17 April 2023, 15:45 | Updated: 17 April 2023, 15:52
A waiter has shared her frustration after one table she was serving asked for 21 separate bills.
One woman has revealed her frustration after a large group of people asked to split their bill at a restaurant.
The waiter - who works at a restaurant called Dave & Buster in the US - started a debate when she shared her story.
Taking to TikTok, the woman who goes by the name of Dana explained that a large table of 21 sat down for dinner recently.
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When it came to splitting the bill, the group asked for this to be separated, with Dana then forced to create 21 separate bills.
In a short 12-second clip, she showed her cash register’s screen as she tapped individual items onto each check.
"When a 21 top comes in and they all want separate checks,” the text reads.
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Dana added the caption: "No hate to these people AT ALL! THEY WERE SO NICE," before later clarifying she 'left after 12'.
It’s fair to say the post attracted a lot of attention, with one user writing: “It's not that hard. we have 20 to 40 tops consistently where I work and individual checks most of the time.”
A fellow waiter said: “A few months ago i had a 47 top retirement party that was just drinking that all were separate 🥲 I feel your pain girl.”
“I have no problem with this, I have had larger tables get separate checks. I just take multiple machines to the tables for payment,” another said.
Meanwhile, a fourth echoed: "What's the complaint that's 21 chances of receiving a tip... you know you got at least $21."
When another user questioned why she didn’t ask whether the table were splitting the bill at the beginning, Dana replied: “Guys yes I did ask them at the beginning how many checks they had. I like to put it all on one and then split it so everyone’s foods comes out together.”