igns is recognized as the first Restaurant in Canada to be equipped with ALL deaf Waiters and Staff
. If you are looking for a way to have a unique dining experience in Toronto, you can visit this restaurant with a hassle free mind. Once you go there, you will not be able to place an order in the usual manner. Instead, you will need to use sign language and communicate with waiters to place the order. If you don’t know what sign language is, you don’t need to worry because the menu has picture tutorials to make your life easy. Image Source: CBC
All the people who visit Signs are guaranteed to receive a unique dining experience. Dining space is available for 150 people and there is a separate bar equipped with deaf servers. Anjan Manikumar
is the owner of this New Startup
Restaurant, who has the intention of providing an unforgettable dining experience to the visitors while helping deaf people to find rewarding job opportunities. This restaurant has helped dozens of deaf people in the area to work in a convenient environment and make money for their living. In the long run, it will benefit towards physically/socially disabled in the hospitality industry.
From the moment you enter Signs, you will be encouraged to use sign language for all the communication activities. You can easily learn sign language with the assistance of cheat sheets that can be found on each table. All the food items in the menu are associated with a unique sign. You can simply use that sign to order and the waiters will recognize it within seconds. The delicious cuisine served by Signs has also contributed a lot towards its popularity. When it is combined with the unique atmosphere, you can have an unforgettable dining experience. Image Source: entrepreneur
The vision of this restaurant has three main ideas. They are:
- To become the number one restaurant in Canada.
- To create career opportunities for deaf and enhance the attention towards deaf in the hospitality industry.
- To promote the use of American Sign Language.