Restaurant Owners, Serve Up Your Menu to a Hungry Mobile Audience!
And become AODA compliant at the same time
By Geof Collis
November 24, 2013
aMenu has now made it even easier for you to create and edit your own Menu while complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Integrated Accessibility Regulation, more specifically:
Section 12: Accessible Formats and Communication Supports.
12. (1) Except as otherwise provided, every obligated organization shall upon request provide or arrange for the provision of accessible formats and communication supports for persons with disabilities,
(a) in a timely manner that takes into account the person’s accessibility needs due to disability; and
(b) at a cost that is no more than the regular cost charged to other persons.
(2) The obligated organization shall consult with the person making the request in determining the suitability of an accessible format or communication.
aMenu has made it easy for you to comply with this Regulation by offering you the ability to Create an Maintain your own Menu and at the same time make it available to a rapidly growing Mobile audience for just $150.00 a year!
By adding your Menu to the aMenu website you make it easily accessible to your Clientele before they even get to your Establishment, they dont have to navigate your site looking for your Menu only to find it isn’t accessible to them, if you even have a website.
Many people these days have their own accessible devices such as the iPhone, when they sit down at the table, just send them to your Accessible Menu and there is no need to have your Staff read the Menu to them.
aMenu offers 5 different viewing options, 6 if you count the Mobile option.
Your Clients have the choice of our Default Option, black text on a white background, regular text and large, High Contrast Option, white text on a black background, regular and large font and the Dyslexic Option, off white background.
If you visit the site with a Mobile device such as iPad, iPhone, Android, Opera for example you will be automatically taken to our low bandwidth version that is also AODA compliant, currently it doesn’t have as many viewing options but we’re working on it.
There is also an option to use Google’s language translation engine, want it translated into French? Just click on the “French” link at the top of your Menu and Google does the rest and visitors dont even leave your Menu, you can even write your Menu in French or any other language you want.
Visit www.amenu.ca/360-restaurant/ and check out a sample menu for yourself!
With Our new Interface you can update your menu daily, weekly every 6 months, whatever you wish and if you want, you can even delete it.
Change of Prices? No problem!
Daily Specials? No problem!
Want to keep your audience coming back? Entice them with Coupons, Specials etc, perhaps an upcoming event? Again, no problem, it is all in your control, just visit your Dashboard in the Members Area, select Edit beside your Menu, make your changes then click on update it is that simple, you dont even need to be a Webmaster and all for $150.00 for a 1 year subscription and it helps you comply with the AODA requirements at the same time!
Visit www.amenu.ca/create/ and get your Menu up today!
If you aren’t a Restaurant Owner and your favourite establishments Menu isn’t on the site send them a request by going to www.amenu.ca/request-menu