Talkeetna Roadhouse goes tip-free ahead of summer season

Talkeetna Roadhouse employee Elizabeth Brown with a copy of the restaurant’s tip-free notification to customers. Photo by Katie Writer – KTNA.

by:  Katie Writer – KTNA

Signs have recently gone up announcing that the Talkeetna Roadhouse has turned into a ‘tip free establishment’.  Talkeetna is like many tourist towns in which tips are highly valued as what makes a job lucrative. KTNA’s Katie Writer spoke with Roadhouse owner, Trisha Costello about why her historic establishment is going tip free, and why she believes it will mean fair wages for her staff.

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