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Method and System for Embedding a Meta-Query in an Invitation to Identifying Food Preferences of an Invitee

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000243923D
Publication Date: 2015-Oct-28
Document File: 2 page(s) / 26K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for embedding a meta-query in an invitation to identifying food preferences of an invitee.

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Method and System for Embedding a Meta -Query in an Invitation to Identifying Food Preferences of an Invitee

In parties and business meetings that involve food, generally, a person arranging for food might not be aware of invitees having any issues with the food that is being served. Without "polls the audience" about being a vegetarian, food allergies or other condition, the person arranging for food might not know about the issues. Wide variety diet choices can be accommodated to play safe which can make the food arrangement more difficult. By knowing specific diet issues, a host can accommodate, but not every individual is comfortable providing diet choices.

Disclosed is a method and system for embedding a meta-query in an invitation to identifying food preferences of an invitee. The method and system enables a requester to embed a meta-query in an invitation to notify a calendar entry to the invitee that there is food being served. The invitation can be one of, but not limited to, a calendar invite, an e-invite or any other electronic invitation. If the invitee discloses information about food allergies, the information is discretely conveyed to the requestor of the invitation.

The addition of meta-queries to invitations can include a name of a restaurant with an easy check mark for the requestor setting up the invitation. Alternatively, a one-time set up can also be used by an invitee. The requester can indicate that food is going to be served and the requester can request the invitees to share dietary preferences using the meta-queries. The requester can add a meta-query to an invitation and send the invitation to the invitees. On the invitee end, an invitee uses a one-time set up and the invitee can...