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We like the idea of getting the community involved in supporting our transition from a pop up to a full time neighborhood restaurant.
We like the idea of getting the community involved in supporting our transition from a pop up to a full time neighborhood restaurant.
191 backers pledged $26,444 to help bring this project to life.

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Hillside Supper Club started about a year ago as a pop-up restaurant brought to you by chef/owners Jonathan Sutton and Tony Ferrari. We are a neighborhood restaurant in San Francisco next to Precita Park surrounded by the community of Bernal Heights. Our Supper Club is a social, casual gathering of people who enjoy eating and drinking, love good food, and like to meet new friends. Our vision is to produce simple, locally sourced, market driven, seasonal food, using, of course, proper cooking techniques. We have always dreamed of having our own dining establishment, and now along with your support and the community's involvement, our dream is finally close to being realized!

By this fall, we plan to be open six nights a week for dinner, self-service lunch (to include picnics in Precita Park), and brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. In addition, we will hold special dinners/classes with local farmers, artisans, wine makers, and butchers. We will stay involved with Slow Food and other local food communities to share food and nutritional education with others, especially the next generation of children. Once a month we plan to bring back an original 50's "supper club" where we encourage guests to dress the part, with live bands and singers performing. We want to host "HSC movie in the park" events in Precita Park that will feature classic films along with hot beverages and popcorn.

This is an ambitious project that takes lots of thought, money, passion, experience and time. We have invested so much already, thanks to the help of our family and friends. By developing this restaurant we will contribute to building the unique and enjoyable neighborhood of Bernal Heights for both locals and visitors. Some of our business neighbors include Harvest Hills, Precita Park Cafe, and Charlie's Place (which is opening a wine and beer lounge very soon too).

We need to raise $200,000 to open our restaurant this fall. The goal of $25,000 received from this campaign will allow us the initial capital to begin a small remodel and properly equip the kitchen and bar. The goal of $25,000 is an all-or-nothing proposition; if we don’t reach this goal, we won’t receive any of the money. But on the other hand, if we do reach or, better, exceed the goal, you all get cool rewards, and we can get started with the remodel. So, be a part of the dream! If only 250 people pledge $100, we will reach our goal – it's that easy! And of course if you want more cool prizes, keep pledging – we could use the extra funds towards the final $200,000

For more information and to stay updated, please visit our website www.hillsidesupperclub.com, and subscribe to our mailing list, "like us" on facebook (www.facebook.com/hillsidesupperclub) and follow us on twitter (twitter.com/hillsidesupper). Thank you for all the support in helping our dream come true, and to Bernal Heights for the warm welcome into your neighborhood. Special thanks to Audrey Daniel for producing this video for us and Summer Moon Scriver, Gregg Blomberg, Daniel Morris, Jon Hope, Derrick Scocchera, Jeff Jacoby and Eric Peterson for photograpghy and sketches.

Cheers,

Tony & Jonathan

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    A warm "Thank you" on our facebook and twitter pages

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    Personal Hillside Supper Club menu signed by the chefs.
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    Cool Hand printed hillside supper club t shirt.
    Cold "Beverage" at our new bar on us. Add $5 for shipping, or pick up at restaurant.

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    Your name printed inside of the restaurant dedicated to all the people that supported our project, for the life of the business.

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    Hand made Hillside supper club farmers market tote bag full of goodies.
    Reclaimed wood piece with our logo.
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    Two prix fixe dinners on us.
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    "Family Meal" at the chefs table for up to 6 people including one beverage per person. (not including tax and gratuity)

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    "Thank you" shout out of facebook and twitter,
    Your pizza inspiration on the specials board for a friday night.
    Your name printed on the restaurant wall for the life of the business.
    HSC Farmers Market Bag with goodies,
    HSC Hand printed T-Shirt
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    Private 4 course dinner in your home for up to 5 people. Bay area only, unless you want to fly us there.

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