Mercado: Western NY's Artisanal Food Market

$71,471USD
raised by 309 people in 11 days
102% funded
0 time left
$70,000 USD goal
Flexible Funding
Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on April 16, 2014
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  • $20USD
    Name On The Wall

    Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Plus: Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

    Estimated delivery: December 2014

    17 claimed

  • $25USD
    Coffee Bar Or 1 Brunch Item

    You choose: either 3 coffee bar drinks of your choice from Mercado's gourmet coffee shop, or 1 breakfast/ lunch item from Scott Kollig's destination inside Mercado. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge. (We'll email to confirm your choice.)

    Estimated delivery: December 2014

    138 claimed

  • $50USD
    Mercado Bag or T-Shirt

    You choose: a beautiful reusable Mercado carrying bag selected by our most bag-loving and eco-conscious founder (Christina), or an awesome, high-quality Mercado T-shirt developed by our graphic design-obsessed founders. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge. (We'll email to confirm your choice.)

    Estimated delivery: December 2014

    52 claimed

  • $75USD
    Beverage Class or Lunch For 1

    You choose: either enjoy a tasting lunch for 1 curated by Scott, or learn the modern and classic theories behind beverage design in this fun introductory class. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge. (We'll email to confirm your choice.)

    Estimated delivery: December 2014

    10 claimed

  • $100USD
    Dinner For 1 or Shirt + Cap

    You choose: an diverse and delicious dinner for 1 at Mercado, or a jet black Mercado T-shirt and embroidered baseball cap. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge. (We'll email to confirm your choice.)

    Estimated delivery: December 2014

    19 claimed

  • $150USD
    Jacket + VIP Tapas Party For 1

    Get a beautiful Mercado black fleece jacket and one ticket to our early VIP tapas party! Plus: Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

    Estimated delivery: December 2014

    6 claimed

  • $150USD
    Lunch For 2

    Enjoy a Mercado tasting lunch menu for 2 curated by Scott Kollig - the same menu choices we're offering as Lunch For 1, but with an additional guest! Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

    Estimated delivery: December 2014

    3 claimed

  • $200USD
    2 Beverage Classes + VIP Tapas

    Attend beginner and advanced beverage classes by our sommelier Scott, and get one ticket to our early VIP tapas party! (Pledge $50 more to upgrade to 2 tapas tickets.) Plus: Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

    Estimated delivery: December 2014

    2 claimed

  • $250USD
    Tasting Menu For 2

    Prepare to swoon over an incredible Mercado-assembled tasting menu for two people, including dinner and drinks curated by Scott Kollig. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

    Estimated delivery: December 2014

    31 out of 100 claimed

  • $500USD
    1 Food Class or Grand Tour

    Attend 1 of 2 modernist cooking classes offered by Scott Kollig: Theory or Practice. Class 1 Scott will explain techniques + concepts behind the famous Minibar, WD-50, and other modern restaurants; class 2 will focus on preparing a collection of dishes using modern techniques. Alternately, choose a Grand Tour for 1 of Mercado hosted by Jeremy Horwitz, including a snack at each of our vendors. Plus: your name on our wall and many forms of thanks! (We'll email to confirm your choice.)

    Estimated delivery: January 2015

    1 claimed

  • $600USD
    Tasting Dinner + Tapas for 4

    Prepare to swoon over an incredible Mercado-assembled tasting menu for 4 people, including dinner and drinks curated by Scott Kollig. Also attend our early VIP Tapas Party for 4. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

    Estimated delivery: December 2014

    4 claimed

  • $800USD
    2 Food Classes / 2 Grand Tours

    Attend both of two modernist cooking classes offered by Scott Kollig: Theory and Practice. In class 1, Scott will walk you through the techniques and concepts behind the famous Minibar, WD-50, and other famous restaurants; class 2 will focus on preparing a collection of dishes using modern techniques. OR choose a Grand Tour for 2 of Mercado hosted by Jeremy Horwitz, including a snack at each of our vendors. Plus: your name on our wall and many forms of thanks!

    Estimated delivery: January 2015

    1 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Tasting Dinner for 8

    If you want to host a national-class dinner party, just wait until you try this incredible Mercado-assembled multi-course tasting menu for eight people, including dinner and drinks curated by Scott Kollig. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

    Estimated delivery: December 2014

    2 claimed

  • $5,000USD
    Elite Dinner Party For 10

    Ready to go all out? Hosted at Mercado or your local-area home, this premium tasting menu for ten people will include premium international delicacies and special beverage pairings selected by Scott Kollig. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

    Estimated delivery: December 2014

    1 claimed

  • $10,000USD
    Private Party

    Use Mercado's entire space and special tasting menus for an invite-only, exclusive event of your choice for up to 30 guests. If you're celebrating a graduation, holiday, birthday, or the "rebirth of WNY," Mercado will help you put on a party tailored to your needs. Provide us with at least 60 days notice, and we'll put it together. Plus: Your name on the community wall at Mercado. Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet.

    Estimated delivery: January 2015

    3 claimed

  • $10,000USD
    Gold Backer

    Your gold-etched name or color company logo will be placed on the most visible portion of our community wall, as a tribute to your incredible generosity towards Mercado. Plus: Our sincere thanks displayed on the Mercado website. A group thanks on our Facebook page, and a tweet thanking you for your pledge.

    Estimated delivery: December 2014

    1 claimed

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