Affäre hosts 2nd annual Synergy Month during August to benefit Synergy Services

Affäre to sell Synergy Services’ youth artwork and offer a special 3-course dinner menu created by Chef Martin Heuser to raise donations for the charity during August

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (August 3, 2015) – For the second consecutive year, Affäre will partner with Synergy Services during the month of August and raise funds for the local charity to help with its mission and cause. Affäre will display works created by youth artists at Synergy Services throughout the restaurant and all will be available for purchase. All proceeds from the artwork sales will be provided to Synergy Services.

In addition to the artwork, Chef Martin Heuser has created a special three-course “Synergy Dinner Menu.” The menu is now available through August 31 during dinner for $44. Ten percent of menu sales will be donated to Synergy Services.

The “Synergy Dinner Menu” features the following items:

First Course

Garden greens, forage herbs

Watercress vinaigrette, edible dirt

Heirloom tomatoes, rhubarb gelée

Parmesan crisps


Second Course

Shrimp & scallops

Squid ink angel hair pasta

Red pepper-coriander coulis


Smoked bison ribeye

Sherry smoked onion cream sauce

Ratatouille, pretzel dumpling


Third Course

Blueberry compote

Corn sponge cake

Blueberry basil sorbet

Cornmeal crumble 

Guests also have the opportunity to enjoy Affäre’s new summer cocktails that debuted in mid-July. For more information about the summer cocktails, please visit

About Affäre

Located in the heart of the Crossroads Arts District, Affäre is Kansas City’s home for authentic contemporary German cuisine. Owned and operated by Germany-natives Martin and Katrin Heuser, the restaurant features a lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch and full bar with authentic German beers on tap. Martin leads the kitchen, combining experience working in his family’s centuries-old inn in Germany and classical chef training to create a contemporary menu unmatched in the area. Katrin, a certified sommelier, operates the restaurant’s wine program and also manages the restaurant’s operations. The restaurant is open Tues.-Thurs. 11:15 a.m. – 10 p.m., Fri. 11:15 a.m. – 11 p.m., Sat. 5-11 p.m. and Sun. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. During the Kansas City streetcar construction, Affäre is closed on Mondays. Visit Affäre online at

About Synergy Services

Synergy Services was founded in 1970 with a mission of strengthening the individual, the family and the community through crisis intervention, shelter, advocacy, and education. Today, the organization provides a full continuum of care to assist individuals and families with immediate respite from violence, and services which empower clients to find and choose good options for future safety and success. These services include crisis hotlines, an emergency shelter, transitional housing, therapeutic services, advocacy, mentoring, and violence prevention programs. For more information, please visit