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$750 pledged of $21,000 goal
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By Dan Fussell
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About this project

Artisan Olive Oil Dish

Our goal is to produce an artisan olive oil dipping dish that displays gourmet taste and style, specifically with Oil and Vinegar in mind. This dish is a practical restaurant appetizer dish, olive oil tasting dish, bread dipping dish, and it also makes a very unique gift item.

Cruets.com is a family owned gourmet gift business that has been online since 2001.

When we first started out, we primarily sold oil and vinegar glassware (or cruets) to restaurants and also retail customers through our website. As our business grew, we needed a dipping dish to accompany our gourmet flavors and gift sets. We specialized in gourmet Oil and Vinegar, and searched for a viable dish to serve Oil and Vinegar, to taste olive oil, serve gourmet olives and other appetizers. Nothing adequate could be found. We wanted a dish that was unique and different from the usual side dishes that were available, thus we decided to create a dish of our own.

The unique swirl design was chosen for its compelling shape. The spiral has always had a positive meaning ascribed to it, and because of its balanced symmetry it seemed ideal for the presentation of olive oil and balsamic vinegar. With help from a professional mold maker, our swirl design dipping dish was created.

The dipping dish was first handmade by the conventional poured slip mold method. Now we are looking to produce the dish through a major dinnerware manufacturer here in the USA. These new dishes will be made from quality restaurant grade stoneware that is durable and chip resistant at a factory that produces high end dinnerware using hydraulic ram press production equipment.

With this production run, we will be able to supply restaurants, chefs, vineyards, gourmet markets, gift basket makers, gift shops, and you, with exquisite dipping dishes that are of superior quality at a price that is affordable.

If you donate and we reach our funding goal, you will get the first of the production run. The rewards offer dish sets, gourmet gifts, and even business and restaurant inventory quantities. Your donations will help pay for production tooling, factory run, shipping, and everything required to bring this special dish to market.

Your support is highly appreciated. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to present this product we've been working on for a some time. 

If you know someone who has a restaurant tell them about this dish!

If you know someone who runs a gift shop, send an email to them with this project link!

We hope you like our Kickstarter project. Please share on Facebook and Twitter with those who enjoy fresh baked bread with herbs and spices dipped in flavored olive oil as a delectable appetizer!

Rewards

A variety of rewards include sets of dishes with Gourmet Italian Herbs and Spices, (which are all natural with no preservatives)  as well as Gourmet Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar from Italy.  

We are offering quantities of dishes that can stock Gifts Shops, Restaurants, and Gourmet Gift Basket  makers. Buy a quantity of dishes and we will also put up a permanent post and link on our Oil and Vinegar Blog which would feature your business, with your own original written text.

As a new re-seller, you have the opportunity to continue to purchase at wholesale prices in the future. 

Questions about this project? Check out the FAQ

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    Pledge $10 or more About $10

    You will receive:
    1 Olive Oil Dipping Dish,
    1 Bread Dipping Recipe,
    1 Italian Bruschetta Recipe
    [USA shipping included, add $8 for International shipping]

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    Pledge $25 or more About $25

    You will receive:
    The Couple Dish Set ... 2 Olive Oil Dipping Dishes,
    2.8 oz. of Gourmet Italian Herbs and Spices,
    1 Bread Dipping Recipe,
    1 Italian Bruschetta Recipe
    [Products are from Cruets.com. USA shipping Included, add $15 for International shipping]

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    Pledge $40 or more About $40

    You will receive: The Dipping Dish Set ... 4 Olive Oil Dipping Dishes, 1 Bottle 2.8 oz. of Gourmet Italian Herbs and Spices, 1 Bread Dipping Recipe, 1 Italian Bruschetta Recipe
    [Products are from Cruets.com. USA shipping included, add $25 for International shipping]

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    Pledge $60 or more About $60

    You will receive: The Bread Dipping Gift Set
    ... 4 Olive Oil Dipping Dishes, 1 Bottle 2.8 oz. of Gourmet Italian Herbs and Spices, 1 Bottle of Italian Olive Oil, 1 Bread Dipping Recipe, 1 Italian Bruschetta Recipe
    [Products are from Cruets.com. USA shipping included, add $30 for International shipping]

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    You will receive: The Gourmet Gift Set ... 6 Olive Oil Dipping Dishes, 1 Bottle 2.8 oz. of Gourmet Italian Herbs and Spices, 1 Bottle of Italian Olive Oil, 1 Bottle of Italian Balsamic Vinegar, 1 Bread Dipping Recipe, 1 Italian Bruschetta Recipe

    [Products are from Cruets.com. USA shipping included, add $40 for International shipping]

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    Pledge $220 or more About $220

    Multiple Rewards: Select this level, add the total of the rewards you want, and enter that as pledge amount. For example, if you want two Bread Dipping Gift Sets and one Gourmet Gift Set, you would enter $220 in the pledge amount (60+60+100=220). We will email you when funding is complete to reconfirm your order exactly. [Products are from Cruets.com. USA shipping included, add just one $85 charge total for International shipping]

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    Pledge $250 or more About $250

    You will receive: 48 Olive Oil Dipping Dishes, (4 cases of 12) ... Each dish retails for $7.48.
    Pre-Sell Inventory for your Gift Shop. Great for 'sets of 4 dishes' for a Christmas Gift List. You can become a re-seller and continue to purchase at wholesale prices in the future.
    Includes FedEx Ground Shipping in USA. For International, additional Shipping will be determined by Country.
    You can continue to purchase wholesale dishes in the future.
    A dedicated post and permanent link will be placed on the Cruets Oil and Vinegar Blog that features your business, using your written text.

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    You will receive: 108 Olive Oil Dipping Dishes, (9 cases of 12) ... Each dish retails for $7.48. Pre-Sell Inventory for your Restaurant. You can become a re-seller and continue to purchase at wholesale prices in the future. Includes FedEx Ground Shipping in USA. For International, additional Shipping will be determined by Country.
    You can continue to purchase wholesale dishes in the future.
    A dedicated post and permanent link will be placed on the Cruets Oil and Vinegar Blog that features your business, using your written text.

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    You will receive: 240 Olive Oil Dipping Dishes, (20 cases of 12) Each dish retails for $7.48. Pre-Sell Inventory for your Business. You can become a re-seller and continue to purchase at wholesale prices in the future. Includes FedEx Ground Shipping in USA. For International, additional Shipping will be determined by Country.
    A dedicated post and permanent link will be placed on the Cruets Oil and Vinegar Blog that features your business, using your written text.

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Funding period

- (47 days)