Should You Charge for Canceled Reservations?

Reservations make a huge impact on how you plan your services, seating chart, staff, and stock. That’s why it hurts when tables cancel or change last-minute, or don’t bother to show up at all. Some restaurants combat this by charging cancellation fees, which is undoubtedly controversial.

Read more about navigating reservations and cancellation fees in this article by T. M. Brown for the New York Times.