First started in 1991 in Chicago, It's Just Lunch has grown to include locations across the globe.
You will find It's Just Lunch locations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Caribbean and Australia. This matchmaking service takes the offline or traditional bricks-and-mortar approach for matching people, offering physical office locations you can visit.
The matchmakers at It’s Just Lunch took the time to learn what they were looking for in a partner and then delivered.
With so many dating options out there, why did you choose It's Just Lunch?
Again, because of the largely unregulated nature of matchmaking it can be tough to tell a reputable matchmaker from one who's less so. Then, ask those references about whether the person delivered on her promises and met or exceeded expectations.4. Speaking of references, beware of the matchmaker who won't provide any. Paul, MN, says a service declined to provide her with references, citing privacy reasons. "I've always had clients who've said they'd be happy to serve as references." Besides asking to speak to a satisfied (former) customer, Carsner suggests requesting a reference who's still using the service to get perspective on the process.5. Barbara interacted with many agents and was never sure who was choosing her matches.
In over 18 years, It's Just Lunch has set up more than 2 million first dates, with many of them resulting in second dates.
Each month for their 30,000 members, It's Just Lunch arranges, on average, 50,000 dates.
If you're short on time, want personalized help or are just looking to try a new way to find a mate, a matchmaker can be a great option.
But even though these professionals insert themselves into the most personal parts of singles' lives, there's no industry regulator outside of general business-rating entities like the Better Business Bureau.