Originally Posted by f-mattox
I hate to show my ignorance, but what is MTD and why are you "required" to pay gratuities in advance? I know some like to do that as an option; but I would like to see how the service is before deciding how much to tip. I do agree with Penny: most crew deserve more than they ever get--but there are occasionally some who do not.
MTD is "My Time Dining" - - gratuities would be pre-paid in this instance because you won't be having the same wait staff everynight. This guarantees ( ? ) that everyone serving for "freestyle dining venue" gets a share of the gratuities.