Do-Rite Donuts, one of Lettuce Entertain You restaurants, sued over COVID surcharge

Do-Rite Donuts, one of Lettuce Entertain You restaurants, sued over COVID surcharge

Plaintiff stated he was not advised about surcharge at Tinley Park Do-Ceremony Donuts earlier than ordering

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Group through

Friday, August 26, 2022 11:57AM

TINLEY PARK, Unwell. (TOC) — A person is suing the Chicago-based restaurant group Lettuce Entertain You, together with Do-Ceremony Donuts, for placing a COVID surcharge on his invoice.

The plaintiff stated he was not advised about that 3% surcharge on the Tinley Park doughnut store earlier than ordering.

He argues menu costs must be raised to cowl additional prices, as an alternative of including a surcharge.

SEE MORE: Are COVID-19 surcharges authorized? Chicago enterprise faces criticism for brand new price

Lettuce Entertain You stated it won’t speak about pending litigation.

After companies reopened amid COVID-related closures in 2020, some started to place so-called COVID-19 surcharges in place.

Each town of Chicago and the Illinois Legal professional Common have stated affordable worth will increase are acceptable, so long as it is correctly disclosed and would not come off as a tax.

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