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By Bailey & Kristiana
$22,884 pledged of $35,000 goal
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About

Hey Cashew fans, friends, & supporters!!

We are so excited for the opportunity to expand Cashew into a bigger, greater space!

When Cashew opened in September of 2013, we were one of only two vegan restaurants in the Chattanooga area. With offerings for lunch such as burgers, nachos, and loaded sweet potatoes topped with our house-made cashew cheese sauce, we have been able to win over herbivores and omnivores alike. Cashew quickly became a favorite for those seeking nutritious vegan meals and baked goods.

If you've come to Cashew you know we are small but mighty. We have been able to make the limited space work for us throughout the past four years, but we have also been greatly hindered by it. Our tiny 170 sq. ft kitchen (inside of a 900 sq. ft space) has been pretty much maxed out since the early days. We have had to be creative and thoughtful in planning menu items with so many restrictions on equipment and space.

With the sudden opportunity to expand we feel now is the perfect time to take Cashew to the next level.  

While we have been saving up funds for this project, in order to fully cover costs of construction, renovations, and new equipment we need your help. We are asking for $35,000 through Kickstarter to fund a portion of these expenses. Total project costs will be over $100,000. 

We are offering some cool incentives at many different levels. We hope you can find one that strikes your fancy. 

Please share our story and donate what you can!

 

Risks and challenges

Our first priority is knocking down walls, making our dining area and kitchen bigger, and constructing a new front counter. Our second priority is making sure our entire space is brought up to code. This is an extensive project with a lot of changes to the existing electrical, HVAC, and plumbing systems. Our third priority is updating our flooring and lighting. We are already in the process of finding the right contractor to make this happen. While we are in a hurry to complete this expansion, some aspects of the project will take longer than others. After construction is done, if the budget allows, then we will begin to add on menu items and new equipment.

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    Backer Wall plus Bumper Sticker

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    Lunch, Donut, and a Bumper Sticker

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    Inspire a new Donut Flavor

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    Lunch for 2

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    Inspire & Name a Special of the Day

    You name it, we veganize it and will feature your dish on a date of your choice.

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    T-Shirt & a Bumper Sticker

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    Dinner for 2 at a 3-Course Dinner

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    Office Donut Party

    We will deliver 3 dozen donuts to your office or workplace!
    AKA “make everyone at work love you day” (Within 10 miles of Cashew)

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    10 Entree punch card

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    Rent our Space for 3 Hours

    Have your next business meeting, book club, or other gathering at Cashew!
    We provide light snacks and non alcoholic beverages. (Up to 25 people)

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    Cookie Dough for a YEAR

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    Cashew Cheese for a YEAR

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    Private Party for 15

    Cashew will help you plan a menu including appetizers, entree, and desserts. We will deliver to your home. Set up and cleanup included. Within 30 miles of Cashew.

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    Buy our Vitamix XL

    Help us increase our Cashew Cheese production! We need a jumbo Vitamix!

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    • Free jar of cashew cheese per week for 1 year (52)
    • Punch Card for 24 Donuts (Redeemable only at Cashew)
    • Punch card for 10 entrees! (Redeemable only at Cashew)
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    Buy our Ice Cream Maker and Display Case

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    Cater an event for up to 250 people

    Cashew will help you plan a menu including appetizers, entree, and desserts. We will deliver to your event. Set up and cleanup included.
    Within 30 miles of Cashew.

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    • Cater a party or event for 250 people
    • Alcoholic beverages not included
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