Pop-Up to Restaurant: Loka by Chef Dave Mottershall

A project in by Chef Dave Mottershall

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Chef Dave Mottershall, aka Chef Rouge, is taking Loka Snacks to the next level - a Canadian ingredient driven restaurant.
Backers: 453
Average Pledge Per Backer: $90 CAD

Funded: $40,732 CAD of $25,000 CAD
Dates: Jul 9th -> Aug 8th (30 days)
Project By: Chef Dave Mottershall
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Latest News

The final countdown! 10 Hours and $2393 to go!

August 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Posting this one a bit late as we just finished service tonight. What a push! Only 10 hours to go and $2393 to make our stretch goal of 40k. Thanks so much to everyone who increased their pledge to get us closer and all our new pledges. You guys... (Read More)

20 Hours and $4250 to go

August 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Our Kickstarter ends tomorrow at 9:30am and we're in the final big push to reach our 40k stretch goal to help us get into the space we want.Thank you to everyone who increased their pledge to help get us there, and to all of you recent pledges. We... (Read More)

Two New Rewards, a Creepy Owl and a Healthy Dave

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks so much to everyone for their support while Dave was in the hospital last week. He's feeling much better and we're going to open Loka Snacks tonight!We bought this owl to scare the raccoons from eating our back deck Loka Snacks herbs, they... (Read More)

Sending Thanks from the Hospital

August 1st - via: kickstarter.com
The last few days have been a bit bumpy, Dave landed in the hospital and has been dependent on an IV for pain medication but everything is turning around and it looks like Dave may be out soon!It was disappointing to miss a week of Loka Snacks, but... (Read More)

That Time Dave Flatlined at the Hospital...

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Okay so the machine was unplugged but we thought it was a funny photo.Dave's in the hospital with undiagnosed stomach issues but we're waiting on tests and hope to be running again soon with Loka Snacks. The bigger news is that there's only 1 week... (Read More)

An Unbelievable 29K - Opening Night Sold Out!

July 16th - via: kickstarter.com
We were shocked to reach 25k in just one week and even more surprised that we had a flood of people increasing their pledge - thanks so much for the generous support.Opening night is now sold out but we added a new reward - Opening Week 4 Course... (Read More)

Ending Day 6 with $319 Away From 25k! Big Thanks to our Latest Supporters

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Cannot thank everyone enough for their support, we're so overwhelmed by everyone's generosity and encouragement.It was a late service tonight but we couldn't go to bed without thanking our latest backers.  (Read More)


July 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We are so overwhelmed by all the generous support from the community. Kickstarter has been an amazing experience and we want to thank all of you for it. HUGE NEWS!We've found a space in Toronto that's fully equipped and a turnkey operation, but to... (Read More)

Weekend Wrap Up - Thank You So Much

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
All we can say is wow, we are so fortunate to have so many generous backers. Service tonight was amazing and exhausting but we wanted to thank everyone who contributed, getting us one step closer to our goal.  (Read More)

Day 2: 75 Amazing People Pledged - This time with sound!

July 11th - via: kickstarter.com
 Technical difficulties on the last post with sound cutting out. Thanks so much to everyone who pledged on Day 2, you helped us get to 50% of our goal!  (Read More)

Just so everyone is on the same seat!

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Kickstarter doesn't allow us to edit the reward descriptions but we wanted to clarify:The $100 "Saved you a seat" is for one seat. No need to bring a date you can come on your own! The $350 "All About You" are reservations for two people. Doesn't... (Read More)

Outside Ontario? You can have a tasting menu too!

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
We've had out-of-towners ask if they could pledge the $100 level for the tasting menu but extend the expiration date as they may not be in Toronto the week before we open.If you don't live in Ontario, but come to Toronto from time to time, we can... (Read More)

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