In addition to creating a pleasant and playful environment, a successful speed dating event will strengthen your restaurant's reputation and improve the likelihood of drawing first time or repeat customers.The first speed dating event took place in California in late 1998 and was inspired by a rabbi who sought to help Jewish singles meet new people and get married.
“When I got married a part of me was relieved, because it meant my days of playing the dating game were over.
But then it ends, and you’re thrust back into it.” She plays with the edges of her scorecard.
Earlier this month, the rabbi, an emissary of the Chabad-Lubavitch chasidic movement in upstate Rhinebeck, arrived at a.m.
on the Amtrak Empire Service, walked to a nearby Shacharit minyan, then began a daylong series of one-on-one learning sessions in offices around the borough.
It’s like moving to a foreign country, and not speaking the language.” According to psychologist Philip Belove, Ed.d ([email protected]), the process of finding someone new happens in stages.
“At first you’re still reacting to what’s happened.At the end of the event, participants write down the names of anyone they are interested in; if there is a match, the host will forward contact information to both people within a day or so.With the proper tools, planning and executing a successful speed dating night can be both exciting and fulfilling.The good rabbi devised "Speed Dating" as a way to help Jewish singles meet.In fact, Speed Dating (as a single word) is a registered trademark of Aish Ha Torah.Often people at this stage do short-term relationships with little future, and this is a kind of safety for them.