Latest News Reading Glasses for Restaurants Now Offered Via FoodieSpecs.com By Staff Friday, October 12, 2012 12:18 AM PARK CITY, Utah— FoodieSpecs is a new service, based here, which is offering affordable reading glasses to restaurants and businesses they can give away free to their customers. The company is offering FoodieSpecs starter kits to restaurants which will include unisex, individually-wrapped reading glasses, “to provide a unique service for customers who ‘forget their specs,’” the company said in an announcement. The company has begun a regional promotional launch of the service to Los Angeles area restaurants and nationwide through secure online ordering via its website. The FoodieSpecs starter kit is $19.99 and includes 10 pairs of unisex 2.0 power reading glasses, a window sticker, an entry table tent card, and a cloth storage bag for the glasses. The company suggests that hostesses, waiters and waitresses be trained to mention the availability of FoodieSpecs glasses as customers are seated. Refill kits of the reader glasses can be ordered online for as low as $1.00 per pair, shipping included to all U.S. addresses. Matt Gibson, president and co-founder of FoodieSpecs, said, “We believe there is a huge need for sanitary glasses by customers in restaurants who forget their reading glasses….And the need grows as baby boomers age. Who doesn’t forget their reading glasses when they go out?” FoodieSpecs was launched in 2012 with private funding and research, design, and website work was performed by ThoughtLab, a Salt Lake City based interactive advertising agency and web design firm.