Valet/parking attendant – $1.00 (small town) $2.00 and up (city). Only tip when the car is returned to you.
Coat check — $1.00 or $2.00 per wrap.
Bartender – 10% if you are sitting at the bar, 15% if you are at a table in the bar
Maître d’ – A recent study polling 320 maître d’s stated that tipping the maître d’ for a better table is something one sees just in the movies. If your business meal was orchestrated involving the services of the maître d’ (special table, special requirements), then a $20.00 gratuity or more is acceptable. Once a specific amount is tipped, you may never tip less.
Wine steward/Sommelier – 15% of the bottle of wine with the tip slipped in his hand as you exit the restaurant.
Waiters – 15% in a medium or lower-priced restaurant, 20% in an expensive restaurant. If coupons are used, make sure you tip on the entire bill before deducting the coupon.
Waiters – 10% in a partial service restaurant
10% for unacceptable service
Musician/Orchestra – $1.00-$5.00 if you request a special song.
Takeout – if food is ordered over the telephone, no gratuity is necessary.