Build Mae + Yonder a Permanent Home on NE 42nd Ave

A project in Portland, OR by Maya Lovelace

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Chef Maya Lovelace is putting down roots, expanding Mae's southern Appalachian offerings and introducing a new restaurant named Yonder.
Backers: 736
Average Pledge Per Backer: $117

Funded: $85,779 of $75,000
Dates: Mar 13th -> Apr 12th (30 days)
Project By: Maya Lovelace
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Latest News

Update #6: WE DID IT Y'ALL - and now, an extra special treat...

April 10th - via:
Oh my goodness, y'all. Thanks to your incredible support, WE DID IT! We are fully backed! We can't wait til summer, when we'll welcome you into our new home on NE 42nd Ave--a home that you're helping us build, brick by brick. You've made our little... (Read More)

Update #5: Last Push and NEW REWARDS!

April 6th - via:
Okay y'all, it's crunch time. You know it, we know it: it's time to make this thing happen. We've listened to all your feedback and have some BRAND NEW REWARDS to offer you in exchange for your support: Yonder Housewarming Party - Come join us for... (Read More)

Update #4: Every Ticket to Our 4/26 Winemaker Dinner Now Includes a Bottle of Sparkle Motion

April 2nd - via:
Dear friends, We are very excited to announce that Andy Young, the generous and talented proprietor behind St. Reginald Parish, will not only be giving you an exclusive taste of Sparkle Motion, their first ever sparkling wine, at his winemaker dinner... (Read More)

Update #3: Menu for Our Backer-Exclusive Recipe Testing Dinner on May 1st!

April 1st - via:
When I dip, you dip, we dip. Hey y'all!  We're excited to give you a taste of what we've been working on, and our vision for Yonder and Mae. At our Recipe Testing Dinner on May 1st, we'll also be soliciting your feedback--your patronage built our... (Read More)

Yonder Watch: Maya Lovelace

March 29th - via:
The Mae chef is set on haint blue for the ceiling (Read More)

Update #2: Our Plans for 4636 NE 42nd Ave

March 24th - via:
We've raised $22,065 of our $75,000 Kickstarter goal and want to sincerely thank everyone for their kind words and support!  Our campaign is all or nothing, but with 18 days left and generous backers by our side, we're confident that we can meet... (Read More)

Update #1: Thank You & Dinner Rewards

March 19th - via:
In our first few days, we have raised over $18,000 and we are SO grateful for your support! Getting our ducks in a row. We're really excited about the specialty dinners we have planned for our backers: a Vegetarian Dinner Featuring Fresh Produce from... (Read More)

Chef Maya Lovelace Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Remodel and Build Out Restaurants Yonder and Mae

March 13th - via:
[PORTLAND, OR] - Maya Lovelace, the chef behind the well-loved fried chicken maven behind Portland (Read More)

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