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Bring the flavors of Sicilian tradition into your home kitchen with Angelo's newest creation – a zesty and herbaceous seasoning!
Bring the flavors of Sicilian tradition into your home kitchen with Angelo's newest creation – a zesty and herbaceous seasoning!
677 backers pledged $41,013 to help bring this project to life.

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Thank you Omnivore fans and friends for the incredible support over the past 15 days! 

Our initial goal is funded, Omnivore Limone will be soon on the market, and it's now time to announce our first stretch goal of $40.000!

We really have a thing for spices. We'd add spices to anything! So, here we are, excited to share our newest creation—VULCANO Classic!

With your continued support, we can craft the first of a series of new organic hot sauces, and add a new incredible artisanal product to your pantry!  

There are many factors that influence how a hot sauce expresses itself, first of all the quality of the ingredients! Vulcano Classic is made only using the best organic ingredients: tomatoes, cayenne pepper, bell pepper, onions, vinegar, garlic, water, natural sea salt, and a little sugar. Absolutely no preservatives or additives will go into our Vulcano. 

With its bright, savory, complex flavor, and a medium spice level, Vulcano is the perfect condiment to add a little bang to your eggs, potatoes, chicken, burgers, stir-fries, sausages, or to liven up deeping sauces, cocktail sauces, spreads, soups and broths.

Bring Angelo's tradition into your kitchen and help us unlock our second goal!

NOTE: On Kickstarter, it is only possible to pledge to each project once from a single account. However, you can change your pledge amount and reward selection for as long as a project is live. If you would like to add VULCANO CLASSIC follow the istructions below

If the stretch goal is not funded, you will receive 1 bag Limone for each jar of Vulcano purchased.

Hello Kickstarter!

My name is Angelo, and I'm the founder of Omnivore! 

At the end of 2013, thanks to the support of thousands of Kickstarter contributors, we were able to fund our company, and launch our first product, Omnivore Salt, a versatile spiced salt blend defined by Alice Waters as "indispensable". Within a few months, we shared with you Sicilia a unique condiment sauce, handcrafted and locally made in micro-batches.

At Omnivore, our mission is to inspire a change in production practices and a new relationship with food. We are reaching a new awareness about our food supply, but many of the choices in the market are still produced in large-scale, using highly processed ingredients to prioritize profit over quality. 

We create nutrient-packed cooking products, only crafted in small batches to ensure the best flavor and the highest quality. Our ingredients are 100% organic, and when possible, locally sourced—we are inspired by our grandmothers' sensitivity and respect for nature's bounty, not by food trends.

We believe that cooking should be rewarding and simple—all our blends will enhance the natural flavors of your ingredients, and are easy to use across any type of cuisine.

Cooking is an act of love, and we want to inspire you to do more of it.

It is time to grow and connect with more of you!

Thanks to the enthusiastic support of our Kickstarters backers and many loyal customers, Omnivore Salt and Sicilia are available online and in a small network of specialty stores. But our aspirations are greater! We want to grow our company, and share our products and message with a larger audience. We proudly have never accepted funding from outside investors. The success of this campaign means we get to continue growing on our terms! 

For months, we've been experimenting with new blends, testing them in hundreds of recipes, and adjusting each ingredient until the balance was perfect. Now we are ready to present the first of a new series of artisanal seasonings, OMNIVORE LIMONE, a zesty and herbal salt blend that will bring out the best flavors of seafood and poultry!

Why Limone?

Limone is inspired by my heritage, and is a tribute to one of the most versatile ingredients in Mediterranean cuisine, the lemon. 

I grew up on a citrus grove in Sicily, living by the seasons, cooking, pickling, hunting, and preserving. The women of my family passed down recipes from generation to generation. They taught me the value of timeless quality and great flavors—how to create simple seasonings that do not compete with food, but rather improve it. 

While foraging as a child, I learned the wonder of herbs—when mixed with salt, they give character to your food and make your cooking simple!

Meet the new Omnivore Limone!

Limone is a mix of of locally harvested natural sea salt and lemon zest, dill, ginger, parsley, garlic, fennel and black pepper.

Enhancing the most subtle flavors of seafood and poultry, Omnivore Limone creates a delicate and unique experience for the palate.

It is made using only 100% organic, GMO FREEOU Kosher, SQF and HACCP Certified herbs and spices. More than 50% of our ingredients are Fair Trade Certified and our salt is pure—NO flowing agents, minerals or anti-cacking agents are added.

Omnivore Limone is versatile!

Rub it on white meats or fish before roasting or grilling. Use it in a marinade or mix it with breadcrumbs to create an aromatic coating. Combine it with butter, yogurt, or crème fraîche to give your cooking a Mediterranean twist. Add it to your brines, soups, stewes, and sous vide recipes to enjoy a burst of zesty, herbaceous flavor.

With its unique, balanced flavor, Omnivore LImone will revolutionize your cooking, and will become a stample in your pantry!

Unlike our premier spiced salt blend Omnivore Salt, Limone is not a finishing product. It is best added to your food prior or during cooking in order to rehydrate the dried herbs, and let their flavor infuse your recipes.

Limone will be sold in a resealable, 6 oz paper bag. This new package is smaller than the original Omnivore Salt, will be easier to carry, will save space in your cabinets, and reduce overall packaging waste!

Meet the rewards!

SALT N STYLE - $90+ Bring Omnivore to you kitchen with this comfortable apron made of soft washable denim fabric. With a classic design and two big pockets, this apron will keep you looking good while cooking for friends and family!  Two bags of Omnivore Limone will be Included in this reward! ( Unisex, 100% Cotton and machine washable )

 SALT N EARTH - $60+ Born in Chile, Maria Paz came upon ceramics in her first year of college and developed a hunger for the malleable medium. After discovering her love for clay, she moved to San Francisco to focus on her ceramic career. Maria currently works as a lab technician in the Ceramics Department at Fort Mason CCSF. Paz created a unique dish colllection using Porcelain and Black Mountain clay, a screen print of the Omnivore font, a plaster mold, and a beautiful vibrant red glaze. A bag of Omnivore Limone will be Included in this reward!

THE COLLECTOR - $300+  Laurie Frankel is an award-winning still life, children’s, lifestyle, food, and interiors photographer based in San Francisco. Her imagery has been recognized by Communication Arts, Graphis, Luerzer’s Archive, the International Photography Awards, the APA, and American Photography, among others. Laurie has captured the essence of the Renaissance Forge, and Angelo's cooking in a unique collection of 20"x30" photos. Choose your favorite one!

CHEF FOR A DAY or  FORAGER FOR A DAY - $400+ ( a person ) Have you ever foraged for your food or made fresh pasta in an amazing space from the early 1800s, filled with history, tools and art? Come join us for one of Angelo's famous classes! In these intimate gatherings, with wine flowing and opera music filling the room, you will spend an entire day discovering Angelo's insights on cooking and foraging! Choose your favorite class—"Gnocchi and homemade pasta making", or "Foraging for wild fennel with Angelo". Get ready to enjoy a unique experience! 

Here is what your contribution will go to:

  • Purchasing of ingredients ( products are certified organic, chemical-free, from a sustainable agriculture and a Fair Trade certified producers )
  • Omnivore Limone production costs
  • Dry product storage
  • Packaging design and printing 
  • Marketing and advertisement

We were blown away by the support and success of our first campaign. You are part of our journey and it would be impossible for us to create a wider product line, and to finally distribute Omnivore nationally without you!

Thank you!

Angelo, Veronica, Beth

Credits:


VideoBradley Smith

Photographies: Laurie Frankel 

Other photographies: BrunchWith, Brandon Tauszik

Special Thanks

Heritage Foods USA 
Stumptown Coffee Roasters
Michael Pollan
Sunny Bates
Stewart Wallace 
Ann Hatch 
Alessandra Ghini
Werner Herzog 
Lena Herzog
Alice Waters
Davia Nelson 

Our original Omnivore Kickstarter Backers, our fans, and you!    

Our donors
Llano Seco
Raaka Chocolate
Kings County Distillery
Olde Good Things
Folksbier
Frankie's Olive Oil
Saxelby
Edible School Yard NYC

 

Risks and challenges

There are always risks and challenges with developing a new product, but since we will be packaging in the United States and we will only work with local suppliers, we will have tighter control over schedule and quality.
With our experience and the amazing support of friends, customers, and you, we can make it happen. We have everything in place to suceeed!

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    WELCOME TO THE OMNIVORE FAMILY!

    You will receive monthly recipes and updates on Omnivore's new products and events!

    Thank you from all of us!

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    NEW!!!!!! VULCANO CLASSIC

    Spice up your recipes with Angelo's new hot sauce. You will receive (1) 5oz bottle of Vulcano Classic!

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    GIVE IT A TRY!

    You will receive (1) 6 oz. bag of Omnivore Limone!

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    NEW!!!!! SALT N SPICE

    You will receive (1) 5oz bottle of Vulcano Classic + (1) 6oz bag of Omnivore Limone

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    STOCK YOUR PANTRY!

    We will send you (3) 6 oz. bags of Omnivore Limone!

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    SALT N EARTH (CLASSIC)

    (1) 6 oz. bag of Limone + 1 porcelain salt dish from San Francisco-based artist Maria Gajardo ( every piece is entirely handmade and unique )

    Perfect in a modern kitchen, this white, salt dish will keep your Omnivore Limone handy! (1) 6 oz. bag of Omnivore Limone is included, of course!

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    SALT N EARTH (RUSTIC)
    (1) 6 oz. bag of Limone + 1 black mountain clay salt dish from San Francisco-based artist Maria Gajardo (every piece is entirely handmade and unique )

    This artisan made salt house will keep your Omnivore Limone handy! Choose the brown version to give a hint of rustic flair to your kitchen top!

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    NEW!!! STOCK YOUR PANTRY- SPICY EDITION (October 6th release)

    We will send you (3) 6 oz. bags of Omnivore Limone + (2) 5 oz. SICILIA CLASSIC

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    SALT N STYLE

    (2) 6 oz. bags of Limone + 1 Omnivore apron ( unisex )

    The new Omnivore apron will keep you clean, and inspire your cooking! Made of soft cotton, it's confortable and easy to care for!

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    THE GIVER OF GIFTS

    Ten (yes 10!!!) 6 oz. bags of Limone

    Share the new Omnivore Limone with friends and family!

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    THE WHOLE SHEBANG!

    (2) 6 oz. bags of Limone + (1) 6 oz. bag of Omnivore Salt Classic + (1) 7 oz. jar of Sicilia Sauce + 1 porcelain, handmade salt dish + 1 Omnivore apron ( unisex )

    Let your inner chef go wild! This deal will get you started!

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    NEW!!! THE WHOLE SHEBANG-SPICY EDITION ( October 6th release )

    (2) 5oz jars of Vulcano Classic + (2) 6 oz. bags of Limone + (1) 6 oz. bag of Omnivore Salt Classic + (1) 7 oz. jar of Sicilia Sauce + 1 porcelain, handmade salt dish + 1 Omnivore apron ( unisex )

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    APERITIVO AT THE FORGE!

    Come and be a part of the Omnivore community! Join Angelo at the Forge to taste his hand cured meats, refreshments, and other signature appetizers. Swap foraging, hunting, and cooking stories with Angelo as you mingle with other Omnivore Limone backers. There will be gift bags of Omnivore Limone for everyone!

    (Must be willing to travel to The Forge in SF at your own cost. Date to be announced. )

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    THE COLLECTOR - LAURIE FRANKEL'S ART
    PICTURE #1 - IRON AND FIRE

    The Forge is filled with so much history, if only its walls could talk... Famous photograper Laurie Frankel has captured the essence of the Renaissance Forge, and Angelo's cooking in a unique collection.

    "Iron and Fire" is mounted on playwood, dimension 20"x 30"

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    THE COLLECTOR - LAURIE FRANKEL'S ART
    PICTURE #2 - SUMMER FEAST

    The Forge is filled with so much history, if only its walls could talk... Famous photograper Laurie Frankel has captured the essence of the Renaissance Forge, and Angelo's cooking in a unique collection.

    "Summer Feast" is mounted on playwood, dimension 20"x 30"

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    THE COLLECTOR - LAURIE FRANKEL'S ART
    PICTURE #3 - THE FORGE

    The Forge is filled with so much history, if only its walls could talk... Famous photograper Laurie Frankel has captured the essence of the Renaissance Forge, and Angelo's cooking in a unique collection.

    "The Forge" is mounted on playwood, dimension 20"x 30"

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    CHEF FOR A DAY - GNOCCHI AND PASTA MAKING!

    Join Angelo at the Forge to learn how to make fresh pasta and gnocchi. While at the Forge, you will enjoy Angelo's homemade refreshments and insights on life and cooking. You will leave full of food, recipes, new friends, and a bag of Omnivore Limone!

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    FORAGER FOR A DAY - WILD FENNEL CLASS

    Join Angelo for a day of foraging for wild fennel in San Francisco. After the fennel has been collected, you will head back to the Forge to learn how to make his famous fennel cakes. Enjoy Angelo's homemade refreshments, and his insights on life and cooking. You will leave full of food, recipes, new friends, and a bag of Omnivore Limone. !

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    CHEF'S TABLE

    Experience the Forge and Angelo's authentic, Sicilian cooking. Take a seat at the table for a multi-course wild boar roast and enjoy a truly memorable night. The menu will feature all-in-season ingredients, and a handmade pasta course. This will be a one-of-a-kind sit down dinner with new friends.

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    GUEST OF HONOR

    You and 9 friends will receive your own personal experience with Angelo and the Forge. Angelo will prepare you an amazing, multi-course, wild boar roast. Angelo will work with you to customize the menu for your tastes based on what is in season. The menu will feature ingredients some of which will have been hunted, grown or foraged by Angelo, and a handmade pasta course. This will be a unique experience!

    (Must be willing to travel to The Forge in SF at your own cost. Date to be determined with sponsor.)

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