Open on Thanksgiving: Affäre offers brunch and special 4-course dinner

Chef Martin Heuser creates special menus for Thanksgiving Day

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Nov. 19, 2015) – Affäre will offer a brunch menu with Thanksgiving specials and a four-course dinner menu on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26. For $48, guests can enjoy Affäre Executive Chef Martin Heuser’s fresh, holiday-inspired dishes including a house-made elk brat with pecan-pumpkin apple butter, cream of spinach soup, roasted Tom turkey and pumpkin cheesecake. Guests can also take advantage of wine pairings by sommelier Katrin Heuser for an additional $20.

Brunch on Thanksgiving Day will be served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. At 3 p.m., Affäre will switch to the pre fixe four-course Thanksgiving dinner menu and take reservations until 8 p.m.

The pre fixe four-course Thanksgiving dinner menu includes:

Thanksgiving Menu

First Course

Artisan greens in radicchio basket

Confit apples, orange filets, persimmon gelee

Cranberry-walnut dressing

Missouri elk brat with pecan-pumpkin-apple butter

Second Course

Cream of spinach soup, salmon quenelles, crème fraiche

Third Course

Roasted, sage rubbed Tom turkey

Pork-apple-pretzel stuffing, velvet cream sauce

Brussel sprouts, red cabbage, Macaire potatoes


Roasted Beef Prime Rib au jus

Café de Paris butter

Green bean-mushroom medley

Yorkshire pudding


Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin cheesecake, pecan caramel cookie

Persimmon fluid gel

Orange-pumpkin ice cream

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