Second Anniversary Local Farm- To-Table Three Course Dinner and Celebration, Friday Sept. 12

LEAWOOD, Kan. (September 5, 2014) – Tavern at Mission Farms has created a special three course menu featuring unique dishes with a farm-to-table focus, created using fresh fare from local farms, butchers, bakers and partners. This one-night-only second anniversary dinner is offered for $20.12 with limited reservations to celebrate another year in a unique way! The $20.12 special prix fixe is recognition of the first day Tavern at Mission Farms opened on Sept. 12, 2012.

The celebration will carry on late night in the bar with music, entertainment and dancing starting at 8pm, along with the late night happy hour menu of $6 appetizers, including chicken nachos, steak sliders, pulled pork tacos and calamari. The Tavern bar team will create and serve the signature craft cocktails, along with the new Slender cocktails that recently debuted.  

The Menu:

Amuse-Bouche:  A carmelized onion and gypsy pepper tart with local honey and sheep's milk cheese

First Course:  Heirloom Caprese Salad, a caprese salad with heirloom tomatoes, house-made mozzarella, fresh basil and balsamic reduction. Topped with a Parmesan ciabatta crisp.

Main Course: Braised Beef Shortrib, braised beef shortrib with horseradish potatoes, whipped butternut squash, sauteed mushrooms and a pancetta demi-glace.  

Dessert: Pear clafoutis with sour cream ice cream and caramel

Farm-To-Table Food Sources

Simply Foods, Milo, Missouri 

The Tomato Man, Steve Bolger, Eudora, Kansas

Green Dirt Farm, Weston, Missouri

Fervere Bakery, Kansas City, Missouri

Local Pig, Kansas City, Missouri

Belfonte Creamery, Kansas City, Missouri

Tavern at Mission Farm, located in Leawood’s Mission Farms, is the sister concept of Tavern in the Village in Prairie Village’s Village Shopping Center. Kelly Manning and Anthony Zarate launched the Tavern concept to combine a stylish atmosphere with a classic American style cuisine for a  locally-owned, upscale, casual neighborhood restaurant.

About Tavern at Mission Farms

Tavern at Mission Farms is a locally-owned upscale-casual neighborhood restaurant that combines a stylish atmosphere with classic American style cuisine. Tavern at Mission Farms offers a gathering spot to experience first-class cuisine with superior hospitality at 10681 Mission Road at Mission Farms in Leawood, Kan. Tavern at Mission Farms is the second Tavern location in the Kansas City metro area in addition to its sister location, Tavern in the Village, which was opened by owner Kelly Manning and operating partner Anthony Zarate in February 2011. The Tavern team brings the same community and family-friendly atmosphere to Tavern at Mission Farms in a 6,380-square-foot space offering a variety of dining options for families, intimate diners or large groups. Tavern at Mission Farms is open Monday – Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. and Friday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. A weekend brunch is available on Saturday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Dinner is served until 11 p.m. on Saturday and 9 p.m. on Sunday. An early and late bar food menu joins a regular handcrafted drink list daily from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 – close. For more information, visit or call 913-215-6588. Learn the latest by liking Tavern at Mission Farms on Facebook at or following on Twitter at @Tavern_MFarms. Priority seating reservations can be made at the website.