Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar ushers in 2016 with special dishes exclusively offered on New Year’s Eve, including rare Bangs Island Mussels

Jax chefs offer special menu in addition to regular menu on New Year’s Eve

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Dec. 17, 2015) – Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar will be open for regular hours on New Year’s Eve and will offer special menu items exclusive for the evening. Jax Chef de Cuisine Theresia Ota, Sous Chef Jeff Dietzler and Pastry Chef Kelly Conwell combined their talents to create two starters, two entrees and two desserts to celebrate the end of 2015 and the beginning of 2016.

A special feature exclusively available on Jax's New Year's Eve menu is Bangs Island Mussels, which are hand-raised in the waters of Casco Bay, off the coasts of Maine. 

Jax will open at 4 p.m. and run its regular dinner menu, in addition to the special New Year’s Eve offerings immediately below. Happy hour will run during its normal time from 4 to 6 p.m.  



Bangs Island Mussels

castelvetrano olives and piquillo peppers

The flavor of gooseneck barnacles is somewhere between crab and razor clam, and reminiscent of a mildly briny oyster.

Squid Ink Brioche

truffled omelet, chive crème fraiche, trout roe


Pan Seared Colorado Striped Bass

sweetbreads, red wine walnut gastrique

Braised Short Ribs

chestnut bread pudding, bone marrow


Chocolate Fudge Cake

amarena cherries, chocolate sphere, marshmallow

Olive Oil Sponge Cake

champagne sorbet, olive powder, lemon, almonds

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