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Servers, Bartenders Battle Over Money at Boom Boom Room

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Despite its star studded clientele and being named the heir apparent to Studio 54, it's not all glamor and disco at Andre Balazs' Boom Boom Room. This time, it's got nothing to do with the name. As anyone who has hung out there can attest, Le Room de Boom is a super swank lounge, and the overwhelming majority of its $20 drinks are served by its vivacious waitstaff. According to a well placed Eater operative, the bartenders who make all the drinks wind up getting a small portion of the tips, while the servers can make up to $600 a night. The bartenders feel like they are getting the shaft and want to arrange a more equitable split in the money, while the servers would like to maintain the status quo. How can such a beautiful place full of beautiful people host a feud this ugly?
· The Boom Boom Room Coverage [~ENY~]
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Boom Boom Room

848 Washington St, New York, NY

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