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Mercado Revolution: Artisanal Market & Dining for Buffalo

Help us build a breakthrough market/incubator for WNY food artisans, bring a talented chef home, and improve our culinary diversity.

Mercado Revolution: Artisanal Market & Dining for Buffalo

Help us build a breakthrough market/incubator for WNY food artisans, bring a talented chef home, and improve our culinary diversity.

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Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Fri, April 4 2014 6:57 PM UTC +00:00
Last updated April 16, 2014
 

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    Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Plus: Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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    Pledge $25 or more About $25

    Three coffee bar drinks from Mercado's gourmet coffee shop. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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    One breakfast or lunch item of your choice at Scott Kollig's destination inside Mercado. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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    An awesome, high-quality Mercado T-shirt developed by our graphic design-obsessed founders. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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    A beautiful reusable Mercado carrying bag selected by our most bag-loving and eco-conscious founder (Christina). Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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    JUST ADDED: Two breakfast or lunch items of your choice at Scott Kollig's destination inside Mercado. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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    Pledge $50 or more About $50

    NEW: Mercado: Kickstarting a Market Book + Either 3 Coffees or a Breakfast/Lunch Item. You'll get a digital copy of our book about how to crowdfund a WNY-focused dream project, and the choice of our 3 gourmet coffee drink reward or 1 breakfast/lunch item from Scott Kollig's destination inside Mercado. (We'll ask for your specific choice in a survey.) Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge. NOTE: YOU CAN ALSO ADD $25 TO ANY OTHER PLEDGE OF $50 OR MORE TO GET OUR BOOK.

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    Pledge $75 or more About $75

    Beverage Theory Class: With experience in making everything from homemade sodas to fresh fruit juices and fancy drinks, Scott will teach the modern and classic theories behind beverage design in this fun one-off class. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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    Pledge $80 or more About $80

    Enjoy a diverse and delicious lunch for one at our exclusive soft opening, getting a peek inside Mercado before the general public. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    Long-Distance Supporter: Combine a limited-edition jet black Mercado shirt with a handsome jet black Mercado baseball cap, both developed by our graphic design-obsessed founders. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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    Pledge $150 or more About $150

    NEW Mercado Jacket + VIP Tapas Party (For 1): This high-quality embroidered Mercado black fleece jacket (http://t.co/mfxjRghCyL) was originally intended solely for Mercado's founders. We love them so much that we're offering them as upgrades from T-shirts (local pick-up only). You'll also get an invite to our new early VIP Spanish tapas party, as well as your name on the Mercado wall, our thanks on our website, a group Facebook thanks, and a thank you tweet. Increase your backing to $200 and bring a second person to the party!

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    Pledge $200 or more About $200

    NEW Beverage Theory 101 + Beverage Theory 201 + VIP Tapas Party (For 1): Start with the basic Beverage Theory class above, and add an advanced 201 class for more exciting liquid magic! You'll also get an invite for one to our new early VIP Spanish tapas party, your name on the community wall at Mercado, our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website, a group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge. Increase your backing to $250 and bring a second person to the VIP party!

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    Pledge $250 or more About $250

    Prepare to swoon over an incredible Mercado-assembled tasting menu for two people, including dinner and drinks curated by Scott Kollig. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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    Attend one of two modernist cooking classes offered by Scott Kollig: Theory or Practice. In class 1, Scott will walk you through the techniques and concepts behind the famous Minibar, WD-50, and other modern restaurants; class 2 will focus on preparing a collection of dishes using modern techniques. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    JUST ADDED: The Grand Tour! Get an exclusive guided tour for one of Mercado, including snack and drink stops at 15 (!) booths, hosted by our founder Jeremy Horwitz. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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    Pledge $600 or more About $600

    NEW Dinner For 4 + VIP Tapas Party (For 4): As an upgrade to our dinner for 2, get a small group together for an incredible Mercado-assembled tasting menu, including dinner and drinks for 4 people, curated by Scott Kollig. You'll also get 4 (!) spots at our new early VIP Spanish tapas party, your name on the community wall at Mercado, our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website, a group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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    Pledge $700 or more About $700

    Attend both of two modernist cooking classes offered by Scott Kollig: Theory and Practice. In class 1, Scott will walk you through the techniques and concepts behind the famous Minibar, WD-50, and other famous restaurants; class 2 will focus on preparing a collection of dishes using modern techniques, and food will be provided! Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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    JUST ADDED: The Grand Tour For Two! Get an exclusive guided tour for two of Mercado, including snack and drink stops at 15 (!) booths, hosted by our founder Jeremy Horwitz. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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

    Tasting Dinner for Eight. If you want to host a national-class dinner party, just wait until you try this incredible Mercado-assembled multi-course tasting menu for eight people, including dinner and drinks curated by Scott Kollig. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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    Pledge $5,000 or more About $5,000

    Elite Dinner Party For Ten. Ready to go all out? Hosted at Mercado or your local-area home, this premium tasting menu for ten people will include spectacular international delicacies such as caviar, Spanish jamon iberico de bellota, and deluxe beverage pairings selected by Scott Kollig. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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    Private Party: Use Mercado's entire space and special tasting menus for an invite-only, exclusive event of your choice for up to 30 guests. If you're celebrating a graduation, holiday, birthday, or the "rebirth of WNY," Mercado will help you put on a party tailored to your needs. Provide us with at least 60 days advance notice, and we'll put it together for you. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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    Gold Backer: Pledge at this level and your personal or company name will be beautifully engraved with golden finish at the most easily visible place on our community backer wall, or featured in a color rendition of your logo, as you choose. We'll prominently display a long-term sincere thanks on Mercado's website, individual thanks on our Facebook page, and post on Twitter thanking you for your pledge.

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    Pledge $45 or more About $45

    For early backers, an awesome, high-quality Mercado T-shirt developed by our graphic design-obsessed founders. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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    For early backers, a beautiful reusable Mercado carrying bag selected by our most bag-loving and eco-conscious founder (Christina). Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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    Enjoy a diverse and delicious dinner for one at our exclusive soft opening, getting a peek inside Mercado before the general public. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

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