14 event at Benihana is for women ages 29 to 39 and men 31 to 41.
The Benignos say they can count some committed love connections that happened as a result of speed dating.
For those who like speed dating, it removes a lot of the guesswork — all of the participants are (presumably) single and looking.
Meeting 12 people in one night can obviously be very efficient, and the environment is fairly relaxed.
"I think it's hard to meet people in Tucson," said Jamie Wagoner, a 30-year-old physical therapist.
"Seven years into it, she met a member, fell in love and had a baby," said Setzer, who bought out her partner's share two and a half years ago.
I am always open for everything new that is why I am here, with hope to reach my goal - to find... I'm no model but I got a damn good heart and a personality that rocks. My husband and I both work very hard long hours to provide for our kids they are our...
Sure, there are plenty of bars, clubs and unattached folks around the University of Arizona area, but what happens when you mature past that demographic?
After the event, the speed daters log on to their profiles and give the yea or nay whether they want to meet anyone from the event again.
If there's a match (two yeses), they can contact each other and the rest is essentially up to them.