Another Update on our Progress
Tl;dr for those in a rush - we're still on track and projecting shipping in August. Keep an eye out for an email to confirm your address from our partners at BackerKit. Thank you again for your support in bringing Pizza Shelf to life! I'd like to give you an update on the three areas we discussed last time: 1) SUPPLY 2) LOGISTICS 3) "MISE EN PLACE."
- Supply - These Pizza Shelves are looking great! We're just about ready to begin production of YOUR Pizza Shelves after a long and sometimes arduous supply planning process. Along the way we've encountered everything from stainless steel making national news in the tariffs conversation to some supplier partners sending earlier prototypes with the heatflection surface on the outside - doh! ... or dough!? These have certainly come a long way since 2.5 short years ago when I was bending aluminum in my kitchen!
- Logistics - Biggest update here is that we've enlisted BackerKit to make things as smooth as possible for you. Our partners will be reaching out individually to confirm your address so please keep an eye out in your inbox. These shouldn't go to spam but if you don't get an email for a bit, please take a peek in there just in case. There are some automated features of BackerKit that come with the logistics help (they'll give you an option to "tip us" - please don't!) but we've been assured that they make backers feel like "VIPs." which you certainly are!
"Mise en Place" - we've been compiling a ton of topping combinations for the website and are working on other site improvements to ensure you are set up for success when you receive your Pizza Shelf. We're still working hard on the inserts for the box and still experimenting to make sure we give you great content and tips for success!
On a more personal note, my wife, Katie, and I are expecting our first child at the end of July - she got me this give for Father's Day and I thought you might appreciate the sentiment :)
The team here at Pizza Shelf continues to be humbled by your support and feedback - we won't let you down!
Rotio and the Pizza Shelf Team