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$1,702 pledged of $11,250 goal
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By Carmen Reddick
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About

 

Now introducing the sweet and savory spot for all foodies!

Meet the Waffleholics!

Carmen is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University where she studied Baking and Pastry arts. She has always had a strong passion and love for food, especially sweets!  She loves to eat breakfast, especially waffles and this is where Carmen began the idea of Waffleholics. Being born and raised in Boston, she understands firsthand the diverse city she lives in. Waffleholics is a place where she can start this idea and begin to share it with the foodie community. Now, through the crowdfunding course at Suffolk University she and her partner Max Taylor will be pursuing this venture!

Max has been a home cook and waffle fanatic since he was a small child. He grew up in Michigan, then Connecticut, and ultimately moved up to Massachusetts where he has resided for about 10 years. He graduated from Lexington High School in Lexington, MA in 2009 and has worked at multiple restaurants in multiple roles. Max is also a student at Suffolk University.

Our favorite tool to use in the kitchen while we are making waffle goodness!!! Whisk Wiper which is a successful Kickstarter campaign to keep a clean whisk :) 

What Is Waffleholics?

Waffleholics is a place where anyone can create their own waffle. Focusing on making waffles more than just breakfast is core to who we are. Creating waffles that come from many different flavor profiles is where Waffleholics originated. Making waffles that are sweet, savory, spicy or vegan and gluten free is what we strive for. 

Below is a sample of what Waffleholics will serve when operating!

Waffleholics is all about giving the options to customers of trying adventurous options of waffle combinations. Like our video explained, we were planning to vend at the Boston Public Market due to their warm welcome of food entrepreneurs and start ups in the New England area. But, in order to start our business with a flexible schedule, our plan is to purchase a mobile food cart and serve the Greater Boston Area. Having this option will also leave room to cater private events, birthday parties and any function where guests would love to enjoy yummy waffles!

Rewards 

Early Bird Special! 

Along with being an amazing backer, you are ahead of the game too! Thank you for the support and here for the first 25 backers you will receive a waffle voucher for $8, where you can redeem at Waffleholics for a waffle creation. 

The Waffle Lover 

With a pledge of $5 or more you get a shout out through your favorite social media channel. Thanks for showing the love :) 

The Waffle Maniac

With a pledge of $10 or more, we appreciate the waffle obsession so much, you will receive the reward of a handwritten thank you letter from the waffleholics themselves and a waffleholics sticker. 

The Waffle Addict

Pledge of $25 or more - Go to the grocery store and farmer's market rocking your amazing Waffleholics cotton tote bag. Flaunt your obsession for Waffleholics everywhere you go!

The Waffle Fanatic

Pledge of $35 or more - Always cook and bake in style, now you can show off your love for Waffleholics is this apron!

The Waffleholic

Pledge of $55 or more - Wow you're amazing! Now for being as addicted to Waffleholics as we are you will receive: a personalized thank you card, a Waffleholics apron & a Waffleholics grocery tote bag. 

The Ultimate Waffle Party

Pledge of $200 or more - Thank you for loving this campaign to the fullest! Now you and 10 friends will get to have the ultimate waffle party including; making and testing different waffle recipes and even getting the option to have a menu item just created by you and for you. 

Click on the links below to follow our social media to stay updated on the waffle goodness!

Instagram: Waffleholics

Twitter: @Waffleholics  

Facebook: Waffleholics

The Ask

During the of the planning to the Waffleholics location, Boston Public Market was the main contender due to the community culture of welcoming food entrepreneurs and start-ups. We have now shifted to vending a push cart in the Boston area which has a flexible schedule and the ability to start small. So far, we have begun the process of purchasing the equipment needed to make our amazing waffles but we still have a ways to go before we are complete! Below is the breakdown of what the Kickstarter goal will fund. 

What we need to launch Waffleholics: $11,250

  • Trademark Fees, Rewards Levels, Kickstarter Fees
  • Commercial Waffle Irons
  • Push Cart
  • Hand Sink
  • Permits & Licenses

Risks and challenges

Some risks and challenges for Waffleholics includes:
- Due to the seasonality of operating the push cart outside, Waffleholics could become limited with the months it can operate.
- Finding a practical and profitable location to operate the push cart that is within the zones
- Trademarking the name (federally or state registration)

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    The Waffle Lover

    Thank you for the support! We will return the love by giving a shout out through your favorite social media channel.

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    Waffle Early Bird Special

    Thank you for supporting the waffleholics so early on & now you can enjoy a scrumptious waffle sandwich from this early bird special. You will receive a printed voucher which you then can redeem at the Waffleholics location!

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    The Waffle Maniac

    Thank you for having an obsession for waffles as much as we do! To show how much we appreciate the love, you will get a handwritten thank you card from yours truly and a branded sticker.

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    The Waffle Addict

    Perfect, now you have a Waffleholics grocery cotton tote bag to roam around the farmers markets and grocery stores in style!

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    The Waffle Fanatic

    Thank you for being awesome, and now you can cook and bake everything in your stylish Waffleholics apron!

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    The Waffleholic

    Thanks for being so passionate about our campaign! Here you receive a waffle gift basket.Which includes our waffleholics tote bag, apron and handwritten thank you card

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    The Ultimate Waffle Party!

    Let's have a party! A waffle party that is! You and a group of 10 friends within Greater Boston area get to have a waffle party with Carmen and Max showing you our favorite recipes first hand and testing new ones!

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Funding period

- (30 days)