Sign With Me Social Cafe, Tokyo Japan. Orders taken in Sign Language. Deaf and Hearing Welcome.

terpstube:

Sign With Me Social Cafe, Tokyo Japan. Orders taken in Sign Language. Deaf and Hearing Welcome.

Originally posted on The D-travel Bug:

Entrance of Sign With Me Cafe

Sign With Me, a social cafe in Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo Japan takes food orders in sign language.  The signing cafe just opened last year December, 2011.   All six employees communicate with customers in sign language.  And if there’s a customer who does not know sign language orders are taken in writing or from pointing on the menu board.

Hamburger Soup, Salad, Roll and Iced Coffee

Cafe owner, Masahiro Yanagi, who is a Deaf Japanese man, opened the cafe with several goals.  Most important goal Masahiro says is to make delicious cakes and soups for everyone.  He also decided that his cafe will hold a theme that includes sign language.

Cheese Cake and Coffee

Many cafes in Japan and around the world too are theme cafe shops.   And because cafe shops are places where people stop for a light meal or a drink. …

View original 331 more words

About terpstube
terpstube is designed to provide online continuing education for interpreters, CEUs, and professional networking and job opportunities nationwide.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 56 other followers

%d bloggers like this: