In another clip, she is surprised by the forward nature of a man she had to meet in person; when a naked man comes to the door with two glasses and a bottle of wine, she quickly closes the door in disgust.Shannon and Deferio said now that the app is operational, they’re working to increase the number of users from its current hundreds.Michele Shannon, left, and Patricia Deferio, right, are the creators of "Cut to the Chase," a new dating app that aims to make dating more straight forward -- and safe.(Michael Davis/Syracuse New Times)Patricia Deferio and Michele Shannon first met each other nearly 50 years ago, when they were 16-year-olds during their first day on the job at a Friendly’s Ice Cream parlor.The firm does all the work, making reservations, clearing the matches with customers.All couples have to do is show up." We treat you as a person, not a website profile.
Deferio’s daughter stars in the app’s commercials (which her fiancé helped to write), portraying a young woman who in one clip goes on a terrible date with a two-dimensional man; the joke is he’s literally a 2-D cardboard cutout. "Being a member of It's Just Lunch is like having trusted friends set you up, but even better, because they're professionals. It’s Just Lunch is the #1 Personalized Matchmaking service in the world!It also has several safety features so users can avoid harassment. ’” This also applies to video chats: Both parties must have exchanged a greeting over texts before the option to begin a video call becomes available.
Communication must be mutual in order to move forward, Shannon said. Cut to the Chase also has an in-app reporting feature for inappropriate content that utilizes a saved portion of the video from just before the moment the button was pressed.“(Other dating sites) have a menu of things that you want, and they call it a menu! “So ‘blond-haired, blue-eyed guy’ is someone I want, ‘who makes ,000 or more a year’ and everything else, and then there may be some dark-haired guy over here who might not even show up on your list.” “And it could be that he might have been the perfect match for you,” Shannon added.