Pierpont’s teams up with local Restless Spirits for a cocktail dinner led by distillery owners Michael and Benay Shannon

Cocktail dinner will feature 6 Restless Spirits tastings paired with a custom 4-course dinner from Pierpont’s Executive Chef Matt Barnes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 10, 2018) – Locally owned Pierpont’s and Restless Spirits come together as the iconic Kansas City restaurant and popular distillery co-host a collaboration cocktail dinner on Thursday, April 19. The dinner will feature four courses of custom dishes, with an amuse-bouche included, specially prepared by Pierpont’s Executive Chef Matt Barnes paired with six cocktails all prepared with liquors from Restless Spirits’ portfolio. Restless Spirits owners Michael and Benay Shannon will lead the cocktail tastings. 

Tickets are $96 and include gratuity. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Reservations can be made by calling the restaurant at 816-221-5111 or online at

Restless Spirits Cocktail Dinner:



Duffy’s Run Vodka Sweet Corn Cocktail


First Course

Passed Kampachi Crudo – citrus confit, Royal Siberian caviar, cinnamon-clove wafer, white flowers

Cocktail Pairing: KC 76 – Builders Botanical Gin, housemade shrubs, fresh-squeezed lemon, brut cava sparkling wine


Second Course

Passed Pork Cheek Ravioli – cacao pasta, anise-braised pork cheeks, tarragon

Cocktail Pairing: Erin Go Bragh –Sons of Erin Irish Whiskey, Amaro Averna, St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram, Kubler Absinthe, Fee Brothers chocolate bitters


Third Course

Basted Eye of Ribeye – potatoes three ways, brown sugar-dijon reduction

Cocktail Pairing: The Shotgun – Gully Town Double Barrel Aged Single Malt Whiskey, brown sugar, Madagascar vanilla, Fee Brothers whiskey bitters


Fourth Course

Salted Toffee Pavlova – glazed seasonal fruit, encapsulated pistachio-lime coulis

Cocktail Pairing: Pistachios & Cream – Padraig’s Rebellion Poitin, Dumante pistachio liqueur, Stone Breaker Irish/American cream