The IconPark Story

December 2013 to Present

IconPark Founded

IconPark was founded at 78 Stanley St, the home of IconPark.

Sep 26th 2013

IconPark Website Launched

IconPark launched the worlds first crowdfunding website for hospitality concepts.

Dec 8th 2013

Season 1 Submissions Open

IconPark opened up online submissions for the very first season of IconPark in Sydney, Australia.

Dec 18th 2014

Season 1 Crowdfunding Begins

IconPark launches the first season of crowdfunding for their Sydney location at 78 Stanley st location in Australia. Of over 110 submissions, the top 6 include Stanley St Merchants, Sedgwick Ave, Rubys BBQ, Minjoo Social, British India & Blackcats.

Mar 3rd 2014

Stanley St Merchants Take Out Season 1

After 3 exciting and challenging weeks, Stanley St Merchants take out the IconPark season 1 crowdfunding championship. It was a battle to the end, but Stanley St Merchants, a team sourced from around Australia, secured their place in the last few minutes of the crowdfunding season.

Mar 24th 2014

Stanley St Merchants Open at 78 Stanley St

Season 1 champions, Stanley St Merchants including internationally renowned chef Matt Stone bring a unique brand of locally foraged produce to your table. From honey harvested in Neutral Bay, to paper bark sourced on the streets of Marrickville, come and see how good locally sourced food prepared with care can taste.

May 12th 2014

Stanley St Merchants Residency Ends

After 3 amazing months, the Stanley St Merchants residency comes to an end at 78 Stanley st.

Aug 9th 2014

NightHawk Diner Opens for 2 Week Residency at IconPark

NightHark Diner (the guys behind the NightHawk food trucks) bring their burgers and bourbon vanilla milkshakes to IconPark for 2 weeks only.

Aug 11th 2014

Rupert and Ruby Open at 78 Stanley St

Rupert and Ruby open up at 78 Stanley st for a 4 month residency for Season 2 of IconPark. Head Chef Eli Challenger and friend/business partner Aaron Pearce along with Eli's wife Ruby, have combined the best of Fat Rupert's Bondi & Ruby's BBQ and they've brought their friends along.

Aug 25th 2014