What commenced as a SoMa pop-up restaurant in 2019, SF Chickenbox has considering the fact that grown into a absolutely-fledged eatery with a long-lasting location at 464 Broadway. But without having necessary renovations, the North Beach front small business could go the way of the dodo chicken. 

Christian Ciscle, the owner and operator of SF Chickenbox (formerly acknowledged for his fried chicken at Wing Wings and Minor Skillet), introduced a GoFundMe campaign this 7 days contacting for assist in funding perform around the new restaurant that would enable it stay open up afterwards, making it possible for SF Chickenbox to take benefit of the late-night foot targeted visitors frequent together Broadway. As it stands now, SF Chickenbox only opens until 10 p.m. in the course of the week and weekend.


The donations, exclusively, would go towards including a safety gate, a secure buying window, new, more safe doors, and other kitchen area and protection upgrades — all of which will assistance them  “get again on stable floor.”

“Once we are capable to open late-evening, our small business will approximately double,” Ciscle writes. A quick relocation to the Mission District final 12 months abruptly ended this spring thanks to difficulties in between the landlord. However the cafe finally identified its present North Seaside room, the go charge the restaurant a few months of misplaced enterprise — “many repairs, permits, upgrades, and ready in limbo to re-open the organization depleted more funds” — that drained its monetary reserves and pandemic-afforded Little Business Administration loans. 

But the $35,000 GoFundMe marketing campaign target would not only assistance make up those people lost resources but make seeing these upgrades into a reality.

“We require to make these upgrades as before long as feasible, but we are unable to do it devoid of some support,” Ciscle adds in closing. “We want to raise $35,000 to address the fees of the development, new tools and to include additional personnel to get us by the subsequent couple months. Just about every bit of help is appreciated by all of us right here at SF Chickenpox.”

To get a style of SF Chickenbox’s fowl-crammed menu — just one that consists of fried rooster sandwiches served with mounds of lettuce, cabbage, and all the fixings the “guwop” is fundamentally their acquire on a chicken parmesan in between two toasted buns — click on listed here. Far more information on the restaurant’s GoFundMe marketing campaign can be observed at gofundme.com/f/enable-sf-chickenbox-up grade-endure.