Frequently Asked Questions



What Makes Our Company Different?
Ambiance is one of the most established companies in the industry, with 16 years under our belt.This gives us the advantage of having a larger client database and being more selective in whom we accept as clients. We have a 22% acceptance rate.

We are also a full-service matchmaking company. This means we work with you every step of the way to ensure you reach your relationship and marriage goals. You work directly with our Matchmaker, Coordinator, and have the option to work with one of our three in-house Dating Coaches.

Furthermore, all matches are arranged at our Partner Restaurants to ensure you have the best first date (and dining!) experience.
 

What Is Your Most Popular Age Category?
36-49 years old, however, we have plenty of clients in the 30-35 and 50-75 categories.
 

Do You Have More Men Or Women?
We currently have 47% men and 53% women.
 
 
How Many People Have You Successfully Matched?
Over 10,000.
 

How Many People Have You Gotten Married?
In our 16 years of business, we received hundreds of wedding invitations. We wish we could attend them all!
 

How do you screen clients?
Because most of our clients come as word of mouth, there is already a built-in reference system. However, we perform an in-depth interview with each new member.
 

How Do You Find Your Clients?
Most of our clients come as referrals and word-of-mouth. When special searches are requested, we employ other methods, ie: our private matchmaking network we have built over the last 16 years, the attendance of events and galas to search for high-quality singles, and performing digital searches.
 

Do You Interview Everyone?
Yes.
 

What Is Your Client Privacy Policy?
We do not share ANY information. Everything is strictly confidential.
 

How Do You Decipher A Good Match?
Leslie Wardman, Founder and Matchmaker, carefully matches clients based on their upbringing and background, current life circumstances, lifestyle and habits, energy and personality, and how they would look together.
 

What If I Meet "The One" On My First Match?
Consider it money well spent!
 

Do You Work With Gay Clients?
Yes.
 

Do You Guarantee Love Or Marriage?
No, but we do assure that your matches will align with the information you provide in your interview.
 

Do You Offer Date Coaching?
Yes.
 

Where do you match people?
We work with singles on local, national, and international levels, with a primary focus on specific regions. Within these areas, our matchmakers put more time and energy into building networks of high-quality singles. These include: California (San Francisco, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego), Tulsa, Oklahoma City, and Chicago. 
 

Do You Require All Clients To Have A College Degree?
No. Some of our most successful clients don't have their degrees.
 

Do You Show Photographs?
Only to Exclusive Members
 

How Long Have You Been Matchmaking?
16 years with over 30,000 interviews.
 

How Did You Start Matchmaking?
Leslie began working as the National Director for a world-renowned matchmaking agency in the 1990s. After many years of experience, she decided to launch Ambiance Matchmaking in 2002.
 

How Many Employees Do You Have?
7.
 

What If I Move?
We will still work with you!
 

Can I Transfer My Membership?
Only Exclusive Members can transfer their memberships upon approval of recipient.
 

Do You Ever Recruit Outside Of Your Database?
Yes, we have a matchmaking networking system in place which allows us to work with other matchmakers and their clients.