Enter the total catering cost ($) and the tip percentage (%) into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Catering Tip. 

Catering Tip Formula

CT = CC * TP/100


  • CT is the Catering Tip ($)
  • CC is the total catering cost ($)
  • TP is the tip percentage (%)

To calculate Catering Tip, multiply the total catering cost by the tip percentage over 100.

How to Calculate Catering Tip?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Catering Tip.

  1. First, determine the total catering cost ($). 
  2. Next, determine the tip percentage (%). 
  3. Next, gather the formula from above = CT = CC * TP/100.
  4. Finally, calculate the Catering Tip.
  5. After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

Example Problem : 

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

total catering cost ($) = 1000

tip percentage (%) = 20