From Florence with Love: Burrasca goes brick & mortar!

A project in by Elizabeth Petrosian

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Our Portland food cart serving old-school Florentine cuisine wants a restaurant home to call its own.
Backers: 148
Average Pledge Per Backer: $93

Funded: $13,733 of $12,000
Dates: May 14th -> Jun 13th (30 days)
Project By: Elizabeth Petrosian
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Latest News

Thanks to all of you, we did it!

June 5th - via:
Yes, dear friends and supporters, this morning we awoke to the good news: our $12K goal has been met, and it is entirely due to you! Paolo and I are humbled at the outpouring of love and support and enthusiasm you have shown us. With the funds you... (Read More)

We've found the perfect home for Burrasca!

June 4th - via:
WE'VE SIGNED A LEASE! Yes friends, we found the perfect, sweet little space to park Burrasca: 2032 SE Clinton Street, formerly Block's cafe. A wonderful neighborhood, with a great vibe. We're very excited. But we're still short of our $12K goal, just... (Read More)

Our music video is out and we're 77% funded!

May 30th - via:
Hello friends, Thank you for your incredible support--it truly means a lot. What a vote of confidence, what a feeling of love and satisfaction you've given us in showing that you care enough about what we're doing to pledge your hard-earned cash. We... (Read More)

Woo hoo! 53% funded!

May 19th - via:
You dear, wonderful, generous supporters--you have got us to this incredible just-over-halfway point!!!! Paolo and I have been bowled over, humbled and yes, even slightly incredulous over the outpouring of goodwill you've shown us.  We are working... (Read More)

Owners of Burrasca Food Cart Launch Kickstarter

May 18th - via:
PORTLAND, OR - Chef Paolo Calamai served up some of the city's best Italian food from a cart. Now he and his wife are aiming to go brick and mortar. (Read More)

Wowza! Great first day!

May 15th - via:
Thanks to all your pledges and link-sharing and spreading the word we clocked in just over $1,600 our first day! We are so grateful for your support!  (Read More)

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