october 8, 2017

Country Brunch
+ Bloody Mary
Smack Down

11 AM – 3 PM

With live music by
Big Time Grain Co.

Event Chairs

Gina Reardon, owner of Catering by Design and "Good Taste" contributor to Simply KC Magazine

Jenny Vergara, founder of Test Kitchen, an Underground Supper Club, Contributing Editor to Feast Magazine Kansas City & food critic on 89.3 Central Standard program

mixologist/sommelier chairs

Chelsea Almeida, President, United States Bartenders Guild

Kenny Cohrs, The Monarch Bar, Liquid Minded Concepts

Brunch Bites Chefs

Martin Heuser

Chad Miller
Beer Kitchen

Nate Feldmiller
Cafe Europa

Jason Craine

Erin Brown
Dolce Bakery

Jake Randall
Doughnut Lounge

John C. Smith
EJ's Urban Eatery

Charles Barr

Howard Hanna
The Rieger 

Jasper Mirabile

Jeff Dietzler
Jax Fish House &
Oyster Bar

Cary Taylor
Joe's KC Bar-B-Que

Katee McLean
Krokstrom Klubb

Shanita Bryant
Magnolia's on the Move

Pete Linde
Meshuggah Bagels

Lon & Stewart Lane
Lon Lane's Inspired Occasions

Michael Smith
Michael Smith /
Extra Virgin

Patrick Ryan
Port Fonda

Joe West
Stock Hill

Michael Foust
The Farmhouse

Michael Werner
The Jacobson

Robert Padilla
Trezo Mare

Russell Viers
The Waffler

Bloody Mary Smackdown Bartenders

Andrew Olsen

Travis Stewart
Extra Virgin

Ian Dobyns
Il Lazzarone

Chris Young

Laura Wagner
The Monarch Bar

Katy Wade

Andrea Scherer
The Westin Hotel

master chef sponsor


Executive chef sponsor

Citi Bank

sous chef sponsor

Kitchen assistant sponsor

In-Kind Sponsors

Big Time Grain Co.

The Guild KC

AAA Party Rental

Bergamot & Ivy

DMH Advertising

Mpress Printing


Tattersall Distilling Co.

J. Rieger Distilling Co

Vintegrity Wine & Spirits