Sustainable seafood now available for lunch: Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar to launch Friday lunches on August 14

Jax also announces new Executive Chef, Theresia Ota

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 21, 2015) –Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar and new Executive Chef Theresia Ota introduce Friday lunches beginning Aug. 14, shortly after Jax shells out 100 half-dozen oysters on Aug. 5 for National Oyster Day. Kansas City’s top spot for sustainable, fresh seafood announces Friday lunch after nearly ten months in operation and the launch of other successful promotions, including all-night happy hour on Mondays and JazzFest on Sundays.

The launch of Friday lunch will be the first major project managed by new Executive Chef Theresia Ota. Ota earned her culinary degree from Johnson & Wales Culinary School in Denver and has since worked as a chef for eight years in kitchens throughout the United States, including San Francisco, Maine, Brooklyn, Denver and Kansas City. Ota most recently worked as the Chef de Cuisine at Trillium Caterers in Maine before joining the Jax team.

Jax will offer lunch from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. every Friday.

Friday Lunch Menu

Ahi Tuna Melt- $8

Piquillo tapenade, shaved onion, cheddar

Catfish Po' Boy- $16

Blackened or fried

Trinity slaw, creole remoulade, charred onion vinaigrette 

Blackened Fish Tacos- $11

Cabbage, lime aioli, pico de gallo, pickled onion 

Smoked Trout Chopped Salad-  $17

Romaine, pickles, Lima beans, hard cooked egg, whole grain mustard dressing

About Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar
A Big Red F Restaurant Group restaurant, Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar brings the coasts to the coastless, serving up the finest and freshest the ocean has to offer. Sourcing dock-to-door, Executive Chef Sheila Lucero has built long-standing relationships with coastal fisherman to ship the highest quality seafood available daily, incorporating fresh ingredients into an innovative sea-to-table menu. Consistently voted to the “Best of” awards, Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar has five locations in Boulder, Denver, Fort Collins, Glendale, and Kansas City, each boasting unique menus. For more information, please visit