KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Jan. 3, 2019) – Visit KC and the Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association are excited to announce that the citywide dining event will feature at least 200 restaurants for the first time in its 10-year history. The 10th annual Kansas City Restaurant Week presented by Sysco Kansas City (KCRW) returns Jan. 11-20, spanning 10 days of multi-course lunch and dinner menus under two price tiers – $15 and $33.
To browse menus, make reservations or view the entire list of participating establishments, visit KCRestaurantWeek.com, or download the free KCRW app for iPhone and Android. Both platforms continually update with any newly registered restaurants and available menus. Additionally, both the KCRW website and app feature a search option for special dietary restrictions such as gluten free, nut-free, vegan and vegetarian.
Continuing its commitment to the Kansas City community, 10 percent of proceeds from all KCRW meals between Jan. 11 and 20 will benefit three, local charitable beneficiaries. Over the course of its first nine years, KCRW has raised more than $2.2 million for local charities. 2018 Kansas City Restaurant Week alone raised more than $455,000 across 193 participating restaurants – both records at the time.
2018 Kansas City Restaurant Week Beneficiaries
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City (helpKCkids.org) – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City is the featured charitable partner of 2019 Kansas City Restaurant Week. The organization works with more than 1,000 youth in the Kansas City community each day to help them learn, grow, and put their dreams of a Great Future within reach. Local charity Kansas City Community Gardens received a portion of the proceeds from the 2018 event.
Kansas City Regional Destination Development Foundation – Administered by Visit KC, the foundation focuses primarily on the identification, development and advocacy of tourism products in Kansas City and its surrounding communities. The KCRDDF oversees the Visitor Influencer Program (VIP) and provides career development opportunities in tourism, with specific interest in at-risk populations, including youth, minorities and seniors.
Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association Educational Foundation – Administered by the GKCRA, the foundation seeks to promote the restaurant industry in the greater Kansas City area by offering scholarships to students pursuing a career in the hospitality industry.