The Backyard Pop-Up Restaurant is Shifting Gears

A project in Regina, Canada by The Backyard

Funding Successful

Chef Mariana and her team are launching their sister project, Malinche a Mexican Food truck this May 2017.
Backers: 156
Average Pledge Per Backer: $149 CAD

Funded: $23,259 CAD of $20,000 CAD
Dates: Mar 16th -> Apr 15th (30 days)
Project By: The Backyard
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Latest News

Thank You!

April 14th - via:
What a month! We're officially in the last 24 hours of our crowdfunding campaign and we're overwhelmed by the support, encouragement and excitement that you've all provided. Tonight, to celebrate the end of the beginning of our journey we are serving... (Read More)

One Week Left!

April 10th - via:
This week, Chef Mariana is featured on Story Of U Podcast. Take some time to listen to her story and a big thanks to Shawn Broom for the feature! Find the link here. Nice to see everyone who came out to Malinche's first appearance at the Regina... (Read More)


March 31st - via:
Today we are 97% funded and still have 2 weeks of the campaign left, thank you!  Naturally we start to think, how else can we grow our business and so... we've come up with a STRETCH GOAL. If we can reach $25 000, Malinche will be able to introduce... (Read More)

Getting ready for you!

March 29th - via:
100 backers! We ❤️ you all! 85% funded and we have been practicing parking 18 foot trailers all day. Thank you!  (Read More)

Chef Mariana cooks at home in Tijuana, Mexico with one of her most Important Mentors

March 27th - via:
 " push into her nostalgia and her memories and wanting to bring this out to share with me. That was really beautiful". Mariana's family and heritage has had a huge impact on her culinary journey and so have you. We want to thank you for... (Read More)

Another Exciting Day

March 24th - via:
Hey everyone, Thanks for spreading the love! We are just over a week into our Kickstarter and 37% funded. Did you see that we added a new reward? A $60 pledge gets you in to Best Food Forward's 1 year anniversary party on June 10, 2017. The ticket... (Read More)

20% Funded

March 21st - via:
Thank you to our first 26 backers! We're so excited to bring Malinche to life! We're off to a great start and we've still got 24 days left to reach our goal, but we could still use your help to spread the word. As I'm sure you all know by now,... (Read More)

Kickstarter Launch Party

March 18th - via:
Wow! Overwhelming response last night to our Kickstarter Launch Party held at the Assiniboia Gallery. Thank you, Regina!!!!  (Read More)

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