Having dinner with the help of blind waitersby Annalisa Lista - 2014.12.02
Having dinner in the dark and taking a wild guess on dishes. With the kind help of blind waiters. It happens in the Parisian restaurant Dans le Noir, a project led by the firm Ethik Investment for the inclusion of people with disabilities, that has seen one million clients enter its eating place over ten years. The restaurant, managed for 50% by staff with disabilities, is the proof that without any kind of help it is possible to earn and make a place work just like whatever shop can do. The challenge, here, is to put oneself in visually impaired people’s shoes for a while, by engaging in overcoming the initial confrontation with the dark and then losing completely in this multisensory experience. First of all, an experience for the soul.
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