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Be part of opening an exciting restaurant in San Francisco where friends and family gather to enjoy food that nourishes the soul!
Be part of opening an exciting restaurant in San Francisco where friends and family gather to enjoy food that nourishes the soul!
197 backers pledged $63,165 to help bring this project to life.

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www.myriadsf.com

Welcome to our Kickstarter Campaign!

I’m Trish Tracey. I have been a professional chef for over 25 years – the last 17 in San Francisco. Being a chef is what I do and what I love and being a chef in San Francisco has always felt like a dream come true. I have opened and operated many restaurants over the years. Momo's, Roti and Thirsty Bear Brewing Company in San francisco to name a few.

Now I am ready to open and operate Myriad Gastro Pub in the city that I love. From the quality produce to the creative culture, this is a city that loves its restaurants. Myriad will be at the heart of that unique San Francisco dining culture. It will be a comfortable gathering place where friends and family can come together and enjoy food to nourish the soul.

What is our restaurant concept?

Myriad is a Gastro Pub. Gastropub or gastrolounge refers to a bar and restaurant that serves elevated food and beverages in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Myriad Gastro Pub will be located in the SOMA district of San Francisco. Myriad- Gastro Pub will be a neighborhood gathering place featuring: globally inspired, thoughtfully sourced San Francisco cuisine.

We’ll be offering a menu of simply prepared, boldly flavored seasonal dishes, paired with a creative wine list, craft beers and inspired cocktails. I believe in creating an environment where combining the best ingredients, served by knowledgeable staff in a cozy atmosphere results in our customers wanting to come back for more.

We are in the funding phase for Myriad Gastro Pub with the goal of opening our doors this Fall. We are here to raise $60,000. You can help in two ways:

First: Make a financial pledge. No amount is too large or too small. Check out the fun rewards we’re offering!

Second: Share my story by sharing this page with everyone you know who would like to be a part of something amazing and delicious

What is Kickstarter?

Kickstarter is a new way to fund creative projects through "Crowd Funding". If you're not sure how it works, take a look here, here and here. Essentially, you pledge funds to help us develop and open Myriad Gastro Pub and we give you cool stuff in return. Rewards! See over there on the right?

When we reach our goal of $60,000, you get cool rewards and we get the financial support we need to complete our project. If we don't reach the goal, no money is collected and no cool stuff gets sent. Surpassing our financial goal would be great -- so keep pledging if you want more rewards!

Pledge $50 or more and get one of these super cool t-shirts.
Pledge $50 or more and get one of these super cool t-shirts.

How will the money be used?

Money raised through Kickstarter will primarily be used to purchase equipment and to complete a remodel. Help us bring Myriad Gastro Pub to the SOMA district by supporting our project today. We love the concept of opening Myriad Gastro Pub by having our friends, family, coworkers, acquaintances, and local food lovers involved through a collaborative effort.  We look forward to thanking you personally! If you've ever thought about “owning a restaurant someday”... now is your chance to be a part of that dream!

Together we can make the dream of Myriad Gastro Pub a reality.

Thanks for checking out my Kickstarter!

Like us on our Myriad Gastro Pub Facebook page and share our story with your friends.

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*Many thanks are in order for putting this campaign together, including our creative team of Stuart Phillkill of Vidola Productions (www.Vidola.com),  Mark A. Smith of MASCreative  (www.mascreative.net) and  Kas Neteler, Independent Marketing and Creative Services (www.linkedin.com/in/kasneteler) for all of their invaluable input and enduring support.

Risks and challenges

There are hurdles that any restaurant opening in San Francisco has to clear: the city requires drawings, permits, and licenses that need to be approved for construction and development to take place.

To navigate the regulations, we are working with some of the most respected compliance specialists in San Francisco. Our strong relationships with both architects and contractors who are experienced in the San Francisco food scene will help us anticipate and manage our largest challenges.

My previous experience in opening restaurants in San Francisco and the Bay Area will be an asset during the opening process that will help to us to navigate the process smoothly.

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    Pledge $15 or more About $15

    A virtual high five, a super cool Myriad Gastro Pub sticker, a shout out on our Facebook page and our forever gratitude!

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    A sparkling beverage on us to celebrate our opening, a super cool Myriad Gastro Pub sticker, a shout out on our Facebook page and our forever gratitude! (a virtual toast for you out of towners! until you come for a visit)

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    Locals Love!
    Stop by after we open and pick up your jarred deliciousness! A jar of house-made pickles made with local, organic ingredients, a super cool Myriad Gastro Pub sticker, a shout out on our Facebook page and our forever gratitude!

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    Myriad Gastro Pub-Limited Kickstarter Edition T-shirt.
    A cool MGP graphic T, featuring the "the screaming rooster". All the cool kids are wearing them! AND a super cool Myriad Gastro Pub sticker, a shout out on our Facebook page and our forever gratitude!

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    Your name listed as a "friend of Myriad" permanently marking our Wall of Fame IN the restaurant!
    Physical recognition that your support helped us build our businses. A cool MGP graphic T, featuring the "the screaming rooster", a super cool Myriad Gastro Pub sticker, a shout out on our Facebook page and our forever gratitude!

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    Distant Friends Care Package!!

    Myriad Gastro Pub-Limited Kickstarter Edition T-shirt-A cool MGP graphic T, featuring the "the screaming rooster". All the cool kids are wearing them! A jar of deliciousness- (local organic house-made pickles), AND a super cool Myriad Gastro Pub sticker, a shout out on our Facebook page and our forever gratitude!

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    Lets party!
    An invite to a pre-opening party for Myriad friends and family. This is usually an insiders gig, but, as you have donated and are supporting us, you are now, friends, family AND an insider! Also a cool Myriad Gastro Pub sticker, a shout out on our Facebook page and our forever gratitude!

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    Pledge $200 or more About $200

    Lets party x 2!

    Invite for two to a preopening party! This is usually an insiders gig, but, as you have donated and are supporting us, you are now, friends, family AND an insider! Also two super cool Myriad Gastro Pub stickers, a shout out to you and a friend on our Facebook page and our forever gratitude!

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    Pledge $250 or more About $250

    "INVENT A COCKTAIL" Work with our bartenders to create a fantastic seasonal cocktail that will be featured on our seasonal menu. (And enjoy the tasting process along the way!). A super cool Myriad Gastro Pub sticker, a shout out on our Facebook page and our forever gratitude!

    *21 and older only.

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    Pledge $300 or more About $300

    Dinner Time!
    Invite for two to a sit down, pre-opening friends and family dinner at Myriad Gastro Pub. (this is something usually reserved to close friends and family.) Take a look behind the curtain. This is usually an insiders gig, but as you have donated and are supporting us, you are now, friends, family AND an insider! Two cool Myriad Gastro Pub stickers, a shout out to you and a friend on our Facebook page and our forever gratitude!

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    Lets do dinner!
    Enjoy a four course dinner for four at the restaurant. And-a place of prominence as a "Myriad Gastro Pub Donor" on our Wall of Fame inside the restaurant. Physical recognition that your support helped us build our buisness.
    Also-a super cool Myriad Gastro Pub sticker, a shout out on our Facebook page and our forever gratitude!

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    "Name YOUR Dish"
    Have your favorite seasonal dish from the menu named after you. We will keep it on the menu for at least the season and longer if it is a winner.
    Just imagine "Frank's Awesome Queso Fundido"
    (first names only-no business names) Really be a part of the team!

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    Chef prepared Dinner for two! Don't want to be chef for the day? How bout if you HAVE a chef for the day! Intimate four course dinner for two in my home or yours!
    I will personally prepare dinner for you and a guest in my home in twin peaks with a beautiful east bay view or in your home (locals-bay area only).

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    "CHEF FOR A DAY"
    Experience what its like to be Chef at a San Francisco restaurant: Start with a a trip to the farmer's market; then enjoy the day in the kitchen learning to cook great local ingredienst geared to your tastes. Great for foodies or up-and-coming young chefs!
    Also a super cool Myriad Gastro Pub sticker, a shout out on our Facebook page and our forever gratitude!

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

    The Sampler-
    A place of prominence naming you as a "Founder" of Myriad Gastro Pub, on our Wall of Fame inside the restaurant, plus a cool Myriad Gastro Pub graphic T, featuring the "the screaming rooster", a super cool Myriad Gastro Pub sticker, AND two invites to a friends and family pre-opening party. And of course a shout out on our Facebook page and our forever gratitude!

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    The Sampler Upgrade-

    A place of prominence naming you as a "Founder" of Myriad Gastro Pub, on our Wall of Fame inside the restaurant, plus two Myriad Gastro Pub graphic T's, featuring the "screaming rooster", 2 jars of deliciousness (house-made organic pickles), two super cool Myriad Gastro Pub stickers AND two invites to a friends and family pre-opening party AND a dinner for four at the restaurant. As always a shout out on our Facebook page and our forever gratitude!

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

    Rock Star Status!!!
    Two Myriad Gastro Pub graphic T's, featuring the "screaming rooster", two jars of deliciousness (house-made organic pickles), two invites to a friends and family pre-opening party, two invites to friends and family sit down dinner. TOP BILLING as a "Founder" on the Wall of Fame in the restaurant. AND dinner for 6 in the restaurant! As always, a shout out on our Facebook page and our forever gratitude!!!

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Funding period

- (60 days)