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$2,305
pledged of $25,000pledged of $25,000 goal
17
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Tue, June 7 2011 10:16 PM UTC +00:00

About

Ración is an upscale, Spanish-inspired, economically-sustainable restaurant in the beautiful Eastern Columbia building, which is in the Broadway Theater District in Downtown Los Angeles.

Ración will introduce a new level of sustainability to the food services industry, one that extends beyond food sourcing and energy efficiency to include sustainability in preparing and serving food. Ración will be an inventory-driven restaurant that creates from what is available rather than allowing a pre-set menu to dictate what it orders, prepares, and inevitably wastes. In addition, Ración will creatively use every part of whole animals to avoid the wastefulness of cooking with “prime” cuts and reduce hierarchy in its service structure so that employees are empowered to be more productive. Ultimately, Ración hopes to introduce an ever-evolving concept of sustainability to restaurant operations, one that ultimately brings financial benefits to staff and customers. We are looking to raise $25,000 to help offset the costs of construction.

The funds raised from Kickstarter will help in the design and construction of sustainably-sourced dining room furniture and fixtures, which we plan to build ourselves!

Thank you for considering our project. Please visit our blog at the link below for more information, our launch progress, and general philosophical musings about the restaurant industry. loloandtere.blogspot.com

Photos by Christina Yamasaki and Natalie Embrey

Graffic Art by Ben King

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