Blind Waiters Serve Diners in the Dark

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  1. RestOwner

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    Source Link: http://abcnews.go.com/Travel/blind-waiters-serve-diners-dark-restaurant/story?id=11431202
     
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    What a weird business concept. People might like to try it want, just to have the experience, but I can't imagine that they'd want to return regularly. For this reason it would probably only work in a very large city, and not in a smaller town or city where they would be relying on repeat business.
     
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    I have already seen this type of restaurant on TV several times and read on various trivia magazines.
    Yeah Fergal, there's an actual restaurant somewhere in the Europe (I can't remember exactly where) that there's no light. Diners will just feel what they eat. And you are guided inside by blind waiters.

    Why blind waiters? They have high reflexes since they lived in the dark. And to be honest, it's one of the tourist spot on that country.

    According to Joey de Leon, a popular host and actor here in the Philippines, whom experienced eating inside that pitch black restaurant, the greatest feeling he had is guess what type of food he will eat. And he was surprised that the services and food are great.
     
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    So nobody's at all concerned about someone stealing their purse in the pitch black then? I think that would be creepy. Nope, not for me but I bet it would be popular given its uniqueness.
     
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    I don't think it'll happen since as far as I know, there's a separate room where you can put all your important items.
     
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    What I wonder is if the food is also cooked by blind cooks?
     
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    Well the business plan is really innovative I must say . Many people will just visit there to see that how exactly that works.
     
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    How could they see how it works if it's a pitch black restaurant?:D
     
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    I think we should go & have a look at it & then see how it works there...
     
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    I'm more concern on abuse issue expecially on woman customers/staf..I don't want to imagine the risk involve. However, this idea is quite interesting
     
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    hi
    this idea (restaurant in the dark) served by blind waitress exists in israel, in a town called holon
    it is a very popular concept here
    if you have contacts in israel, or you can get here, i would definately check it out to see how they deal with all the issues of such a business
    check out the video link
    http://www.masa.co.il/article/4745/לאכול-בחושך/
    best of luck
     
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    Great video elids1979, it certainly sold me on the concept and makes me want to go to one of those restaurants.
     

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