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We are reopening Beeswing in a new location. Thank You for supporting us during this transistion and helping us keep our beloved restaurant cooking.
We are reopening Beeswing in a new location. Thank You for supporting us during this transistion and helping us keep our beloved restaurant cooking.
950 backers pledged $73,782 to help bring this project to life.

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Beeswing (forever!?) 

We love making brunch for folks.  We are here on Kickstarter fighting for the beautiful business we've created. 

Our Beautiful Space
Our Beautiful Space


Recently our sole business partner/ investor informed us he wants to sell the business, he's moving on to another project. 

So we ( Ian and I ) are buying him out.The total cost of the business is $150,000. We've financed $80,000. We had hoped to finance the rest of the money, $70,000 through a traditional loan from our bank. 

We thought easy,  we're busy,  we're breaking even,  we'll get a business loan from the banks. Sadly, the banks said no go. Beeswing is a successful business that supports our family, and our staff of 15 amazing employees, (who we pay a living wage). Our restaurant  also supports over 20 different local small businesses and farms who provide us with the yummiest quality ingredients. So we are turning to our incredible customers and community to help us #savebeeswing.

We are crowd funding in hopes our devoted customers will help us reach our goal. We aren't asking for donations, we are looking for our community of customers to pay it forward. All the perks are just dollar for dollar vouchers to eat with us.

Sourdough waffle, Karrage fried chicken with some brunch in between.
Sourdough waffle, Karrage fried chicken with some brunch in between.

Donate 30 bucks we'll send you a $30 gift card to come and have brunch with us. Donate 60 and take your whole family or your close friend group out for some trout hash, chicken and waffles and maple donuts.  We are conveniently located on the way to or from the airport. We are a gateway to Portlands amazing food scene. A great place to start or end  an out of town guests experience of what Portland has to offer. We will host your staff party, your birthday party, your wedding, your school auction.  We are  here to feed and serve our city.

Brunch isn't just a weekend thing here at Beeswing. We serve our takes on brunch classics 7 days a week for all the folks (Like us ) who don't work the regular 9-5, we are so proud of our menu and our staff of chefs, bakers, cooks, baristas, bartenders and dishwashers. We love the Cully neighborhood, who have welcomed us with open arms. We love all our customers who have supported us.

Ian (Chef/owners) and Marissa (Baker/owner)
Ian (Chef/owners) and Marissa (Baker/owner)

 We want to keep doing what we're doing- Providing beautiful food and drinks in a beautiful space and supporting local farmers, producers, and makers. Beeswing Forever.

Risks and challenges

There have been many challenges along the way, but we have created a beautiful restaurant. The biggest risk is that we won't meet our funding goal and our business partner will sell the restaurant (the name, recipes, concept) to someone else. Beeswing is our first restaurant, our baby. We really just want to keep making it better every day​, it would be heartbreaking for us to see it go to someone else.

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    Brunch for 1

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    Select 'Brunch For 1' and treat yourself to a wonderful brunch at Beeswing!
    Alcoholic Drinks are not included in this pledge, $30 limit.

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    Brewed Coffee and Doughnuts

    Grab a dozen donuts and a pot of brewed coffee (In a convenient coffee carrier and dispenser) for the office or a holiday brunch. Choose from our salted maple brioche donuts; double dark chocolate cake donuts, or our orange creamsicle- brioche donut filled with vanilla pastry cream and topped with orange glaze.

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    Out of area Beeswing Swag

    A gift box filled with some of our coolest Beeswing swag
    12 oz Bag of Beeswing Granola
    Kelly green all cottonBeeswing T-shirt
    Super cool Beeswing travel mug

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    Dinner party for 10

    We'll create a beautiful meal for you and 9 guests. Maybe its your birthday or an anniversary or its asparagus season or your craving perfectly seared scallops. We can create a perfect menu for you for any reason. In your kitchen or at the restaurant.
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    We'll create a beautiful meal for you and 19 guests. Maybe it's​ your birthday or an anniversary or its asparagus season or your craving perfectly seared scallops. We can create a perfect menu for you for any reason. In your kitchen or at the restaurant.
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    Holiday/Birthday/Employee party for 50

    We'll create a super fun menu to host your people for the holidays. Which Holiday? You choose! Any holiday important to you. Maybe it's​ your birthday or an anniversary or a holiday office party, or its asparagus season or your craving perfectly seared scallops. We will create a perfect buffet menu for you and your people. In your kitchen or at the restaurant.
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    Wedding package For 100 (cake included)

    Are you getting married? We'll create a beautiful seasonal buffet to celebrate your special day. Marissa will personally design the perfect wedding cake. At your site or at the restaurant.
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    Coffee and Doughnuts

    Grab a dozen donuts and a pound of coffee for the office or a holiday brunch. Choose from our salted maple brioche donuts; double dark chocolate cake donuts, or our orange creamsicle-a brioche donut filled with vanilla pastry cream and topped with orange glaze. Included is a bag of Upper Left Roasters Columbian coffee beans

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    Out of area Gift box

    A gift box filled with some of our yummiest artisanal ingredients
    Jar of Little Man Maple syrup from Wisconsin
    Jar of Old Blue raw honey from Olympia Washington
    Upper Left Roasters 12 oz bag of Columbian coffee from SE Portland

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Funding period

- (14 days)