How to Produce a College Blind Cafe:


The Blind Cafe's Mission Statement & Goals ( the Magic ;)

Event Overview ( brief overview of the entire event beginning to end )

Distribution List ( Who gets the event manual )

Financials ( avg. $150 a head for Darkness )


Event Planner / Manager ( Manages Chef, Volunteers, MOD, Music Director, Blind Keynote, Days of Event )

Business Manager ( Manages Event Manager(s), Marketing Director(s), Financials, Insurance and Legalities )

Master of Darkness ( Creates & Maintains the darkness )

Music Director ( Manages sound setup, musicians )

Keynote Blind Speaker ( Conducts Program, Managers Blind Staff, Delivers Keynote, Trains Staff )

School Provides:

Venue ( handed by the client unless otherwise requested )

Food ( The food is catered out and delivered / plated by catering company )

Sound Gear

Student Volunteer Team

Event Manager ( or Assistant )

Blind Cafe Provides:


Blind Staff

Darkness Program


Production Schedule ( Over All )

Event Equipment List

Contact Details

Emergency management procedures and Protocols – detail procedures for lost persons, medical emergencies, show stopping, evacuation and any other emergency announcements should also be included.