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The Depanneur Cookbook

A project in Toronto, Canada by Len Senater

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A Book Where Interesting Food Things Happen: 100 Recipes by 100 Cooks
Backers: 652
Average Pledge Per Backer: $92 CAD

Funded: $60,000 CAD of $20,000 CAD
Dates: Nov 18th -> Dec 21st (33 days)
Project By: Len Senater
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Latest News

Toronto restaurant sets record for most funded Canadian cookbook project ever

December 17th - via:
Not only did a cookbook from a Toronto restaurant surpass its goal of $20,000 in less than 24 hours, it's become the most funded Canadian cookbook on Kickstarter. The Depanneur Cookbook (A Book Where Interesting Food Things Happen: 100 Recipes by 100 Cooks) has raised more than double its goal from over 460 backers, now holding strong at over $47,000. (Read More)

re: Dougie Kerr Posters & Prints

December 15th - via:
ATTN all backers who have purchased, or are considering purchasing a Dougie Kerr Original Poster or Digital Print. Unfortunately for some unfathomable reason, Kickstarter does not allow me to see which backers have requested Posters or Prints as an... (Read More)

Impact: Newcomer Kitchen and Beyond

December 10th - via:
Newcomers + Kitchens = Opportunity  This week I would like to reflect a bit on Newcomer Kitchen, a project I co-founded in 2016 at The Depanneur to help create social and economic opportunities for newly-arrived Syrian refugee women. A immediate... (Read More)

Incredible news — The Depanneur Cookbook is No. 1 in Canada!

December 3rd - via:
WOW 🙀 WOW 🙀 WOW As far as I can tell, The Depanneur Cookbook is now the all-time most-funded Canadian cookbook project on Kickstarter EVER! And we still have 3 weeks to go! I am so excited to be breaking new records and showing the world what a... (Read More)

Huge Week, Deep Thanks, Great Press, New Rewards, Big Dreams

November 26th - via:
The Depanneur Cookbook is off to a unbelievable start! What an incredible 1st week! We were 100% funded in 18hrs and are now 175% after our first week, which earned us the coveted Kickstarter "Project We Love" badge. The book now the Kickstarter's... (Read More)

A beloved Toronto food hub is crowdfunding its first community cookbook

November 26th - via:
West end Toronto food hub the Depanneur is set to release its first cookbook thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign. Depanneur, The Book Where Interesting Food Things Happen, is founder Len Senater’s homage to the city’s culinary mosaic. Featuring 100 recipes, the book will spotlight the many cooks that have passed through the Depanneur during its ten years of operations. (Read More)

#TuneIn CBC Radio Here and Now — TODAY (Tue Nov 24) at 4:15pm!

November 24th - via:
We'll be on CBC Here and Now talking to Emma Waverman about The Depanneur Cookbook Adopt-A-Recipe Kickstarter!  (Read More)

100% Funded in 18hrs! Let's Talk Real Budgets and Stretch Goals

November 19th - via:
Wow. First things first: thank you to everyone who has supported so far. Now let's take a closer look at what this means. I need $20K to pay the cooks & photographer; if I can expect to get about a 30% discount on wholesale books, then for all... (Read More)

We did it!

November 19th - via:
107% funded in 18 hrs  Kickstarter "Project We Love"  It's been quite a day. So many #ThankYous   (Read More)

Pick up your book at The Dep and I will reimburse you shipping costs!

November 19th - via:
Hey everyone, Unfortunately Kickstarter does not offer a local pick-up option, but I will reimburse shipping cost to anyone who picks up their book at The Dep. thx LEN  (Read More)

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