Biscuit and Counter

Biscuit and Counter

Restaurant and Bakery

Security Type
Revenue Sharing
Min Investment
Palm Springs, CA
Offering Date
August 23, 2021
Expected Close Date
October 15, 2021
Target Raise
Security Price

Company Description

Biscuit & Counter is the culmination of over 30 years of combined culinary and community experience from founding team Lance and Marlo. What began as a modest home-based biscuit baking project at the start of the pandemic has grown into a thriving small business seeking a permanent home to serve up a biscuit-centric breakfast/brunch/lunch menu in downtown Palm Springs.

Key Deal Facts

Biscuit & Counter arrived in Palm Springs in September 2020 and quickly got to work baking out of a commercial kitchen and baking biscuits by the dozen for residents and tourists
Within months, Biscuit & Counter was running a thriving weekend biscuit brunch pop up at the Cole Hotel, baking wholesale for numerous coffee shops and restaurants around town, and catering small events
To date Biscuit & Counter has been completely self-funded, building a solid kitchen team and investing in baking equipment and appliances
Biscuit & Counter's social media following has increased tenfold, with media attention from The Los Angeles Times, The Desert Times, Palm Springs Life Magazine, Eater LA and The Hollywood Reporter
Biscuit & Counter is currently negotiating a long-term lease for a permanent home in downtown Palm Springs

Management Team / Advisory Board Bios

Marlo Sandler, Founder
A passionate community builder with more than two decades of experience in city planning, Marlo has held leadership positions across city government, private startups, and non-profit neighborhood organizations, all centered around a desire to engage stakeholders, support local economic development and cultivate thriving communities.

Lance Velasquez, Founder
A seasoned and acclaimed San Francisco Bay Area chef with experience across a breadth of different culinary traditions, Lance's vision for Biscuit & Counter is a culmination of decades cooking and creating from fine dining establishments to urban neighborhood breakfast spots, with extensive training in Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina, honing his "low country" cuisine skills.
Amount Raised : $53,600
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Revenue Sharing is a form of lending that involves sharing revenue from the business with investors as return on their investment. It is often a fixed percentage of revenue and you are paid until you earn a total return on your investment.

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