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Old 01-02-2019, 04:03 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by TheVoiceOfReason View Post
I'm certainly no restaurateur, but when you purchase a burger at a restaurant the cost goes far beyond hamburger meat. You're paying for the bun, ground beef, cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, condiments, fries, side pickle, the host/hostess who sat you, the waiter/waitress who brought it to you, the cook who prepared it, the bus boy who took it away, and the dishwasher who cleaned it up. Businesses also have to keep the lights on, pay workers comp, pay insurance, pay taxes, heat the building, maintain their equipment, along with numerous other expenses, plus have to make a profit to make it all worth while. To say that a restaurant shouldn't charge $16 for a burger because hamburger meat isn't that expensive is oversimplifying the issue to the highest degree.
The Village Kitchen must have all those requirements to run their restaurant and they only charge $6.75 for a delicious burger.
I guess most people who go to these high priced restaurants don't look at the cost anyway.
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