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Dirrty Swamp creates genuine Creole seasonings & foods with the perfect balance of heat and flavor.
Dirrty Swamp creates genuine Creole seasonings & foods with the perfect balance of heat and flavor.
90 backers pledged $6,586 to help bring this project to life.
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Dirrty Swamp Cajun/Creole Seasoning, Hot Sauces and Foods

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Yes, that’s right! This is the single best Creole / Cajun Seasoning around. We just need to make sure everyone else knows it! This is truly a multipurpose seasoning. We've had people say they've used it on all types of meat, poultry, and seafood as well as other, less obvious foods including eggs, popcorn, chip dip, spaghetti and pizza!

One major, important difference between Dirrty Swamp seasoning and other leading Cajun seasonings is that our all seasoning is low sodium. We have compared our seasoning to all of the major grocery store brands and ours has half the amount of sodium.

We will continue to test new rubs, seasonings, and boils during BBQ competitions and cook-offs so you’ll always have a new flavor to look forward to tasting.

MADE YOU LOOK! We wanted to be different and make people look twice. Yes it’s part of our marketing strategy, trademark and branding.

My name is Joey Victorian and on our cooking team I’m known as “Dirrty Boss”. Although I was born and raised in Houston, Texas my parents were raised in Louisiana and we spent a significant amount of time there growing up. My mothers Louisiana style cooking had a big influence on me growing up and I've been cooking for as long as I can remember. My mother always told me "If you don't have a dime on you, you will still be able to cook and feed yourself." I started competition cooking 10 years ago entering in a number of cooking contests.

My wife, Kelli VIctorian, is a talented Marketing Professional and Graphic Designer. She has over 6 years of experience designing for some of the top companies in Houston. Dirrty Swamp won’t have to spend any money on marketing collateral, logo, or package design which can add up quickly for a start up company. Our talents combined will make this company a success.

10 Years in the Making.  Dirrty Swamp began in 2005 as a competition BBQ Cooking team (The Dirrty Swamp Cookers). The first competition we entered was Austin's Star of Texas Rodeo BBQ Cook-Off. All proceeds went toward Texas area youth funds and since then it has been our tradition to continue to enter and raise as much money as possible "For the Kids". Throughout the years we have competed in various other BBQ cook-offs around Austin and Houston including the world famous Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo BBQ cook-off.

Pictures throughout the years at cooking competitions.
Pictures throughout the years at cooking competitions.
Joey aka "DIrrty Boss" Cutting Competition meat at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo BBQ Cook-off
Joey aka "DIrrty Boss" Cutting Competition meat at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo BBQ Cook-off

Dirrty Swamp Seasonings are made from the best and the freshest spices available. The Dirrty Swamp has teamed up with a local spice company in Houston, TX to provide the same high quality flavor in every package. Currently we have finalized two mixes including the Original Creole All Seasoning and Hot Creole All Seasoning. We have tested and perfected the mix but now need your help for our first bulk order of seasoning and packaging. Our website is running and ready to start selling as soon as we can get funding for our first bulk order. Our Kickstarter goal will cover this plus some preliminary marketing initiatives including local advertising.

The Dirrty Swamp name has been in the making for the last 10 years and we are well known by thousands in the Houston and Austin areas who have visited our cook-off competitions.

Samples from our local mixer.
Samples from our local mixer.

Our 2 Year Goal: Simply to rise and be the top Creole / Cajun Seasoning throughout Texas and Louisiana. We also want to give back to the many communities that have helped us in the past and that will welcome us in the future. Without you, none of this would be possible. 

And Beyond: Dirrty Swamp will not only offer seasoning but will expand our Creole / Cajun offerings to hot sauces, Beef Jerky (Dirrty Jerky) and frozen Cajun cuisine including étouffée, gumbo, and jambalaya. We intend to expand to a food truck to accommodate food prep needs for some of these future products.

In addition to making the seasoning dreams come true, if we reach the $7,500 Stretch Goal we will be able to put a down payment on a basic food trailer & semi automatic packing machine.

In addition to making the seasoning dreams come true, if we reach the $10,000 Stretch Goal we will be able to pay for half of a food trailer with basic kitchen furnishings, semi automatic packing machine & permits.

In addition to making the seasoning dreams come true, if we reach the $15,000 Stretch Goal we will be able to pay for the whole food trailer with basic furnishings, semi automatic packing machine & permits. New BBQ smoker.

In addition to making the seasoning dreams come true, if we reach the $20,000 Stretch Goal we will be able to pay for the whole food trailer with upgraded furnishings, semi automatic packing machine & permits. New BBQ smoker.

In addition to making the seasoning dreams come true, if we reach the $25,000 Stretch Goal we will be able to pay for the whole food trailer with upgraded furnishings, semi automatic packing machine, permits and cost of rent or mortgage for a brick prep kitchen. New BBQ smoker.

In addition to making the seasoning dreams come true, if we reach the $35,000 Stretch Goal we will be able to pay for the whole food trailer with upgraded furnishings, semi automatic packing machine, permits and purchase of land and building to increase production of frozen foods, sauces and other products including warehousing. New BBQ smoker.

"The last seasoning you will ever use. It's that good!" -Andrew D. Houston, TX

"Wow... Wow!" -Nathan M. Houston, TX

"My husband won't let me cook with anything else"-Catie C Denver, CO

"This seasoning is great. It would be great to have something different in Michigan that I can put on anything." - Kristen A. Belding, MI

Even if you don't back us, you can still "LIKE" us!

Facebook: www.facebook.com/thedirrtyswamp

Twitter: @DirrtySwamp

Instagram: @DirrtySwampSeasonings

Risks and challenges

Every new business has it's challenges. For us, it will be getting into larger retailers to compete with the well known brands. This will require capital to be ready to increase inventory as needed along with hard work by us which we are ready to handle. In order to get over these hurdles, we need your help. Why are we qualified? We have been developing the Dirrty Swamp brand for nearly a decade now and using our own seasonings to cook for large crowds.

This funding will not only help us with our inventory but will give us a boost in packaging quality. We want our product to stand out among the top brands and are confident that it will! #1. It will taste better #2. It will look better!

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    Donate $4 and you will receive a virtual high-five and 1 Dirrty Backer Sticker. Shipping included

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    Donate $9 and you will receive a small sample size of our signature Creole All Seasoning with a personal letter of appreciation, homemade gumbo recipe and 1 Dirrty Backer Sticker. Shipping included

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    Donate $24 and you will receive an 4oz size of our signature Creole All Seasoning with a personal letter of appreciation homemade gumbo recipe. Special recognition on our Facebook page and website and 2 Dirrty Backer Stickers. Shipping included

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    Donate $49 and you will receive (2) 4oz size of our signature Creole All Seasoning with a personal letter of appreciation, homemade gumbo recipe, your name will appear as a "Backer" on our food truck & special recognition on our Facebook page and website.

    In addition to the above you will receive (1) randomly selected 4oz sample of another Dirrty Swamp Seasoning and 2 Dirrty Backer Stickers. Shipping included

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    Donate $99 and you will receive (4) 4oz packages of our signature Creole All Seasoning and (1) 16oz package of our Crawfish and Seafood Boil with a personal letter of appreciation, homemade gumbo recipe, your name will appear as a "Backer" on our food truck, and special recognition on our Facebook page and website.

    In addition (1) random 4oz package of future seasoning mixtures, a Dirrty Swamp T-shirt, and 2 Dirrty Backer Stickers. Shipping included

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    Pledge US$ 249 or more About US$ 249

    Donate $249 and you will receive (6) 4oz packages of our signature Creole All Seasoning and 1 16oz package of our Crawfish and Seafood Boil with a personal letter of appreciation homemade gumbo recipe, your name will appear as a "Backer" on our food truck, and special recognition on our Facebook page and website.

    In addition (1) random 4oz package of future seasoning mixtures and 2 Dirrty Swamp T-shirts. 3 Dirrty Backer Stickers. Shipping included

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    Donate $499 and you will receive (12) 4oz packages of our signature Creole All Seasoning and 2 16oz package of our Crawfish and Seafood Boil with a personal letter of appreciation homemade gumbo recipe, your name will appear as a "Backer" on our food truck, and special recognition on our Facebook page and website. In addition (2) random 4oz package of future seasoning mixtures and 3 Dirrty Swamp T-shirts. 6 Dirrty Backer Stickers. Shipping included

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    Donate $999 and you will receive 2 cases of 4oz packages of our signature Creole All Seasoning (24 total) and (2) 16 oz packages of our Crawfish and Seafood Boil with a personal letter of appreciation, homemade gumbo recipe, your name will appear as a "Backer" on our food truck, and special recognition on our Facebook page and website. In addition (2) random 4oz package of future seasoning mixtures, 2 Dirrty Swamp T-shirts, and 3 Dirrty Backer Stickers. Shipping included

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