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Creative spin on nostalgic comfort food, overlooking the Sandy River. Providing soft serve ice cream, sandwiches & seasonal specialties
Creative spin on nostalgic comfort food, overlooking the Sandy River. Providing soft serve ice cream, sandwiches & seasonal specialties
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This summer we finally open our first brick & mortar location - a nostalgic destination drive-in restaurant at the end of downtown Troutdale, on the banks of the Sandy River, called the Sugarpine Drive-In

We're restoring a 1920's gas station on the Historic Columbia River Highway; reimagining it as a fast-casual restaurant serving soft serve ice cream, classic sandwiches, snacks, beer, wine & refreshments. We're putting our local & seasonal spin on classic comfort foods; bringing nostalgic flavors & novelties to travelers coming through the Columbia River Gorge, and patrons of Glenn Otto Community Park - a popular swimming beach on the banks of the Sandy River.

We plan to open Sugarpine Drive-In this July, but we need your help to pull it all off!

We’re investing all of our savings into the buildout of Sugarpine's commercial kitchen, the home of Larch Provisions, our full service catering company (established 2015).

To bring the rest of the space to life we’ll be counting on your support. We’re trying to raise an additional $20,000 in the next month to help pay for the buildout of the restaurant side of the business. This includes infrastructure for the drive thru and patio deck space, tables & chairs, soft serve equipment, building repairs & updates.

We’re doing a lot of the construction ourselves with a ton of help from the city of Troutdale and our amazing Corbett and Portland community. Big thanks to our friends and family for all their support so far. We can't wait to share this with all of you!

Cheers to the Summer of Soft Serve!

Emily & Ryan

REWARDS!

Friends, you are in for some great swag and treats! 

Authentic Sugarpine (temporary) Tattoo
Authentic Sugarpine (temporary) Tattoo
Organic Chocolate Waffle Cone
Organic Chocolate Waffle Cone
Cherry Hazelnut Chocolate Sundae
Cherry Hazelnut Chocolate Sundae
Sugarpine Canvas Tote
Sugarpine Canvas Tote
Sugarpine Drive-In Hat
Sugarpine Drive-In Hat

Risks and challenges

There's no way around it: restaurants are risky and challenging. Talented people fail in this business everyday. We're confident in our food and service, and we promise to always do right by our guests and our community. We hope you'll stand by us with your support today and many years from now!

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    High 5, Tattoo + Our Eternal Gratitude

    Thank you so much for your support! We will send out our custom branded ice cream & Sugarpine temporary tattoo, plus there will be plenty of hugs and high fives.

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    • Temporary Tattoo with Sugarpine Logo
    • High Five/Hug whichever you are comfortable with!
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    Hook, line & sprinkles!

    Sugarpine's signature soft serve ice cream in a fresh, homemade waffle cone with extra sprinkles on top.

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    • High Five/Hug whichever you are comfortable with!
    • Temporary Tattoo with Sugarpine Logo
    • Waffle cone with your favorite soft serve and sprinkles on top!
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    The Golden Sundae Ticket

    You get a Golden Ticket! To be redeemed for an extra large Sundae of your choice with UNLIMITED toppings + VIP super special gold sprinkles.

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    • High Five/Hug whichever you are comfortable with!
    • Temporary Tattoo with Sugarpine Logo
    • Golden Ticket Sundae
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    Backer only Sugarpine T-shirt

    Get in the ground floor with this backer only T-shirt to let all your friends and neighbors you supported sugarpine from day one. Also, every time you wear it to Sugarpine Drive-In you receive $1 off your order of $10 or more.

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    Custom Sugarpine Drive-In Tote

    We really appreciate your support! We have created a custom Baggu Reusable Bag. It's compact design makes it perfect for all of your Gorge activities and adventures. Every time you wear it to Sugarpine you receive a dollar off your order of $10 or more!

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    • High Five/Hug whichever you are comfortable with!
    • Temporary Tattoo with Sugarpine Logo
    • Sugarpine Drive-In Tote
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    *NEW-- Sharing is caring at Sugarpine

    Bring your friend, your neighbor, your spouse to Sugarpine to share a meal meant for 2! Includes a sandwich of your choice, a entree salad and a sundae. All is meant for sharing!

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    Custom Sugarpine Drive-In Hat

    Limited Edition Sugarpine Drive-In hat to inspire jealousy in all of your neighbors and friends with your fresh gear. Also, everytime you wear it to Sugarpine Drive-In you receive $1 off your order of $10 or more.

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    • High Five/Hug whichever you are comfortable with!
    • Temporary Tattoo with Sugarpine Logo
    • Custom Sugarpine Drive In Hat
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    VIP access to backer party

    VIP Backer- check out Sugarpine before we open the doors to the public! Two tickets to backer only launch party with food, soft serve and refreshing beverages on our patio deck. Comes with two custom t-shirts, unlimited high fives :)

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    • Launch Party for 2
    • Temporary Tattoo with Sugarpine Logo
    • Sugarpine Drive-In T-Shirt
    • High Five/Hug whichever you are comfortable with!
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    Second VIP Backer Party on July 11

    BY POPULAR DEMAND!!! We are adding a second backer party. In addition to July 9th we are hosting a second party on July 10th.

    VIP Backer- check out Sugarpine before we open the doors to the public! Two tickets to backer only launch party with food, soft serve and refreshing beverages on our patio deck. Comes with two custom t-shirts, unlimited high fives :)

    Includes:
    • Sugarpine Drive-In T-Shirt
    • High Five/Hug whichever you are comfortable with!
    • Launch Party for 2
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    Picnic for 2: Custom Tote & Secret Map

    Make your Gorge Adventure one to remember, & get a Picnic Basket for Two in our custom Sugarpine Reusable Baggu Bag. Package includes tasty snacks, refreshing beverages and a map of our favorite picnic spots in the Columbia River Gorge.

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    • High Five/Hug whichever you are comfortable with!
    • Temporary Tattoo with Sugarpine Logo
    • Map of favorite picnic spots in the gorge
    • Picnic for two with Reusable Custom Bag
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    Cooking Class with Dinner Included

    An incredible opportunity to support Sugarpine and learn to cook some of our favorite seasonal recipes. An exclusive look behind the scenes of the Larch commercial kitchen, cooking class with Ryan and Emily followed by a private multi-course course dinner.

    Includes:
    • High Five/Hug whichever you are comfortable with!
    • Temporary Tattoo with Sugarpine Logo
    • Larch Cooking Class
    • Dinner at Sugarpine
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    Private Foraging Excursion

    Take in the beauty of the Columbia River Gorge through a short foray into old growth forests in search of wild edibles. Learn to identify edible native plants & fungi. Enjoy a mid-hike snack & beverage before returning to Sugarpine, where you'll learn to cook with wild ingredients & finish the day with a light & seasonal, family-style lunch.

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    Ice Cream Birthday Party!!

    Celebrate your child's birthday at Sugarpine (or your own)! We will reserve our large patio table that seats 14 party go-ers for 2 hours. Includes custom Sugarpine Drive-In Ice Cream Cake, snacks for the table to share, lemonade, balloons, confetti & lot's of sprinkle magic for 14.

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    • High Five/Hug whichever you are comfortable with!
    • Temporary Tattoo with Sugarpine Logo
    • Reserved Patio Table, Balloons, Confetti for 2 hours
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    Old Growth Private Dinner for 2

    Two seats reserved for our super exclusive "Old Growth" dinner series - a multi course food & beverage experience showcasing wild & native ingredients + stories from the Columbia River Gorge. A food experience you'll never forget!

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    • High Five/Hug whichever you are comfortable with!
    • Temporary Tattoo with Sugarpine Logo
    • Sugarpine Drive-In T-Shirt
    • Seats at the Old Growth Table (x2)
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    Cooking Class for 6 with Dinner Included

    An exclusive look behind the scenes of the Larch Provisions commercial kitchen, cooking class for 6 guests with Ryan and Emily followed by private multi-course course dinner.

    Includes:
    • High Five/Hug whichever you are comfortable with!
    • Temporary Tattoo with Sugarpine Logo
    • Sugarpine Drive-In T-Shirt
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    Guided Sandy Kayak Tour to Lunch

    A Guided Kayak tour for four people by Wilder Expeditions on the Sandy River, culminating at Sugarpine Drive-In for a private, family-style lunch. Plus four Sugarpine Drive-In Limited Edition Hats. Don't miss out on this amazing Gorge adventure.

    Includes:
    • High Five/Hug whichever you are comfortable with!
    • Temporary Tattoo with Sugarpine Logo
    • Custom Sugarpine Drive In Hat
    • Wilder Expeditions guided Kayak tour
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    Larch Holiday Party!

    Holiday Party buffet dinner for 30 within Oregon. Treat your company or family to a wild holiday meal with Larch Provisions.

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    • High Five/Hug whichever you are comfortable with!
    • Sugarpine Drive-In T-Shirt
    • Launch Party for 2
    • Holiday Party for 30
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    Ultimate Private Dinner for 20

    A custom 8 course "old growth dinner" celebrating the bounty of the Columbia River Gorge. Private dinner for 20 of your closest friends overlooking the Sandy River or another location within Oregon. Excellent way to celebrate the holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, changing seasons & each other.

    Includes:
    • High Five/Hug whichever you are comfortable with!
    • 20× Sugarpine Drive-In T-Shirt
    • Temporary Tattoo with Sugarpine Logo
    • Launch Party for 2
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Funding period

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