Frustrated restaurateurs reserve right to charge fees for no-shows

Frustrated restaurateurs reserve right to charge fees for no-shows

As the economic storm continues to rip into business at fine-dining restaurants across the country, some operators are attempting to shore up sales by taking on the pervasive problem of no-shows.

Frustrated by consumers who make reservations and then do not honor them, several restaurateurs have installed controversial no-show fees that can run anywhere from $25 per person up to $175.

No-shows are “a massive problem,” said Drew Nieporent, whose New York-based Myriad Restaurant Gr

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