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Wreckfish... maybe?

A project in Liverpool, UK by Gary Usher

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Six years down the line and three successful restaurants later, we’re trying for another… this time in Liverpool. Introducing Wreckfish
Backers: 1522
Average Pledge Per Backer: £137

Funded: £208,956 of £200,000
Dates: May 2nd -> Jun 1st (30 days)
Project By: Gary Usher
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Latest News

Sticky Walnut, Hoole owner up for GQ Best Restaurateur award

February 7th - via: chesterstandard.co.uk
CHEF entrepreneur Gary Usher, owner of award-winning Hoole restaurant Sticky Walnut, has been shortlisted for the Best Restaurateur award in the annual GQ Food and Drink Awards. (Read More)

Gary Usher raises £50k in just ONE HOUR for Prescot restaurant

June 1st - via: liverpoolecho.co.uk
The owner of Liverpool's Wreckfish smashed the crowdfunding campaign and broke his own record (Read More)

Chef Tom Kerridge chooses Wreckfish for Liverpool debut

December 13th - via: hospitalityandcateringnews.com
Having already played host to a series of high profile chefs, including Duck & Waffle’s Dan Doherty, last week Wreckfish hosted an evening with celebrity chef and owner of The Hand and Flowers, Tom Kerridge and his team including head chef, Aaron Mulliss. (Read More)

Gary Usher’s Wreckfish, launches breakfast with Dan Doherty

November 6th - via: hospitalityandcateringnews.com
Not one to do things by halves, Chef owner, Gary Usher, broke crowdfunding records earlier in the year by raising over £200,000 to open Wreckfish. On Sunday, 5th November, Wreckfish, launched their breakfast menu with an exclusive Duck & Waffle brunch, hosted by Chef Director of Duck & Waffle, Dan Doherty. (Read More)

Gary Usher, Daniel Clifford and pals create the Midsummer BBQ at Burnt Truffle

Earlier this year in May, Gary Usher launched a record-breaking £200k Kickstarter campaign to open Wreckfish, a 100-cover restaurant in the Ropewalks area of Liverpool city centre set to launch in October (Read More)

Wreckfish DEFINITELY !!

May 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Well, what can I say… This is the most special thing I’ve ever been a part of. From a pop up in a derelict building that definitely shouldn’t have worked, to raising over £200k in 28 days, it’s been an absolutely mental few months. It... (Read More)


May 27th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

We’re over 60%! #WreckfishMaybe

May 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Apparently, Kickstarter campaigns that reach 60% have a 98% success rate, which is a stat we’re really into. You may have heard us bang on about it just a bit, but it clearly worked because we done it! A massive thank you to everyone who’s made... (Read More)


May 12th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

A BIG Thank you and Q&A

May 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Firstly, a ridiculous thank you to everyone who has pledged or shared our Wreckfish campaign so far, we appreciate it so much.   Secondly, we keep getting asked the same question over again (which is amazing): “Can I pledge more than once?” ... (Read More)

Kickstarter launched for Sticky Walnut sister restaurant in Liverpool

May 3rd - via: chesterchronicle.co.uk
Chef Gary Usher hopes to raise £200,000 towards the opening of Wreckfish (Read More)

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