Restaurant In Italy Fees Rs 1,300 To Slice Retailer-Purchased Birthday Cake

''It's A Service'': Restaurant In Italy Charges Rs 1,300 To Slice Store-Bought Birthday Cake

He was charged 15 euros to have a store-bought cake minimize and served to his 9 company

A number of current tales of cafes and eating places levying additional fees for minimal companies have gone viral. In an identical incident, a diner at a restaurant in Italy was left shocked after he was charged 15 euros (roughly Rs 1,331) to have a store-bought cake minimize and served to his 9 company, the New York Submit reported.

As per the report, Fabio Bregolato went to an unidentified pizzeria in Pino Torinese to rejoice a birthday together with his family members. Because the restaurant did not provide desserts on its menu, the group determined to carry their very own cake. Nonetheless, they have been shocked when the invoice arrived, exhibiting a cost for chopping the cake.

”There have been 10 of us, wonderful pizza, and the service was nicely achieved, however… EUR 15 to chop a cake we introduced ourselves was fairly a mode fake pas,” Mr. Bregolato wrote together with a photograph of the receipt.

”They might have let it slide; in my 40 years (and I’ve eaten lots of pizzas), I’ve by no means come throughout a spot that charged an additional payment for chopping a cake,” he added.

In accordance with Mr. Bregolato, he had contacted the pizzeria beforehand and acquired permission to carry the cake. Whereas many social media customers have been equally outraged, the restaurant justified the cost.

“We duly famous it on the receipt and paid our taxes. It is a service and, as such, has a price,” a consultant of the eatery argued.

“When he arrived, he confirmed us the cake and mentioned, ‘Will you maintain it?’ Nothing else. We’re not obliged to offer this service, particularly as a result of we danger serving one thing we did not make ourselves,” the consultant added.

He additionally identified that the cake was small and required additional effort to be minimize into 10 slices, which took the waitress 25 minutes. 

An identical incident occurred final month when a restaurant charged an Italian household 20 euros (Rs 1,800) to have their cake minimize into 20 items. The household was celebrating a birthday at a restaurant in Palermo, Sicily, as per New York Submit.

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