Word on the Street: To tip or not to tip

Chef Tom Colicchio is the latest high-profile restaurateur to switch to a "no-tip" system. He began the practice Thursday during his lunch service at Craft

News 12 Brooklyn asked borough residents what they thought about the move to separate table service from tipping.

News 12 Brooklyn asked borough residents what they thought about the move to separate table service from tipping. (9/18/15)

BROOKLYN - Chef Tom Colicchio is the latest high-profile restaurateur to switch to a "no-tip" system.

He began the practice Thursday during his lunch service at Craft in Manhattan.

He says that if it's a success, he'll make the change at dinner time too.

Colicchhio says that the prices on the menu are higher so that he can pay his staff a steady salary -- but patrons will not be expected to tip afterward.

News 12 Brooklyn asked borough residents what they thought about the move to separate table service from tipping.

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