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More than $123,000 presented to the families of fallen firefighters John Mesh and Larry Leggio, Nov. 10

The Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association and Kansas City Originals presented the families with proceeds from nearly 200 restaurants during Oct. 17’s Dining for Heroes fundraiser

KANSAS CITY, MO. (Nov. 10, 2015) – Following the Dining For Heroes citywide dining event on Saturday, Oct. 17, The Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association (GKCRA) and the Kansas City Originals presented the families of Kansas City fallen firefighters John Mesh and Larry Leggio with more than $123,000 on Tuesday afternoon. A total of 194 metro area restaurants participated in donating a 10 percent of sales on Oct. 17, including restaurants in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area, Lawrence, Kansas, and Kearny, Missouri. Additionally, private donations gathered at participating restaurants throughout the metro area helped to push the total amount to more than $123,000. The funds will be split evenly between the two families.

Participating restaurants include:

1.     12 Baltimore
106 W. 12th Street     
Kansas City, MO 64105

2.     54th Street Grill & Bar
12130 S. 71 Highway
Grandview, MO 64030

3.     54th Street Grill & Bar
303 N.E. Englewood Road
Kansas City, MO 64118

4.     Affäre
1911 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

5.     Aixois
251 E. 55th Street
Kansas City, MO 64113

6.     Alamo Restaurant & Lounge
5010 N.E. Parvin Road
Kansas City, MO 64117

7.     Anton’s
1610 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

8.     Arris Pizza & Pub
12812 W. 87th Street Pkwy.
Lenexa, KS 66215

9.     Bar Central
200 W. 12th Street    
Kansas City, MO 64105

10.  Barrel 31
400 E. 31st Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

11.  Blanc Burgers + Bottles
10583 Mission Road
Leawood, KS 66206

12.  Bonchon Chicken
1710 N.W. Chipman Rd.
Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

13.  Boulevard Brewing Tasting Room
2501 Southwest Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64108

14.  BRGR Kitchen + Bar
11 E. 14th Street 
Kansas City, MO 64105

15.  BRGR Kitchen + Bar
4308 W. 83rd Street
Prairie Village, KS 66208

16.  Bristol Seafood Grill
51 E. 14th Street                                   
Kansas City, MO 64106

17.  Bristol Seafood Grill
5400 W. 119th Street                       
Leawood, KS 66214

18.  Café Italia
160 English Landing Drive
Kansas City, MO 64152

19.  Café Trio
4558 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111

20.  Café Verona
206 W. Lexington Avenue
Independence, MO 64050

21.  California Pizza Kitchen
11655 Ash Street
Leawood, KS 66211

22.  Capital Grille
4740 Jefferson Street
Kansas City, MO 64112

23.  Cascone's Italian Restaurant
3737 N. Oak Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64116

24.  Cleaver & Cork
1333 Walnut Street
Kansas City, MO 64106

25.  Coach's Bar and Grill
414 W. 103rd Street
Kansas City, MO 64114

26.  Coach's Bar and Grill
9089 W. 135th Street
Overland Park, KS 66223

27.  Coal Vines
616 Ward Pkwy.
Kansas City, MO 64112

28.  Crazy Good Eats
16695A W. 151st Street
Olathe, KS 66062

29.  d’Bronx
3904 Bell Street
Kansas City, MO 64111

30.  d’Bronx
2450 Grand Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64108

31.  EBT Restaurant
1310 Carondelet Drive, #100
Kansas City, MO 64114

32.  Eggtc
5107 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64112

33.  Eggtc
7182 Renner Road
Shawnee, KS 66217

34.  El Maguey
119 Crown Hill Road
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024

35.  Em Chamas Brazilian Grill
6101 NW 63rd Terrace
Kansas City, MO 6415

36.  Fuzzy’s Taco Shop
10157 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64114

37.  Fuzzy’s Taco Shop
13386 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66213

38.  Garozzo’s Ristorante
526 Harrison Street
Kansas City, MO 64106

39.  Garozzo’s Ristorante
9950 College Blvd.    
Overland Park, KS 66210

40.  Garozzo’s Ristorante
1547 N.E. Rice Road     
Lee's Summit, MO 64086

41.  Gram & Dun
600 Ward Pkwy.
Kansas City, MO 64112

42.  Grinders Kansas City
417 E. 18th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

43.  Grinders Lenexa
10240 Pflumm Road
Lenexa, KS 66215

44.  Grünauer
101 W. 22nd Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

45.  Harry’s Country Club
112 E. Missouri Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64106

46.  Hawg Jaw Que & Brew
4403 N.W. Gateway Avenue
Riverside, MO 64150

47.  Hereford House
19721 E. Jackson Drive                       
Independence, MO 64057

48.  Hereford House
5001 Town Center Drive                         
Leawood, KS 66211

49.  Hereford House
17244 Midland Drive                             
Shawnee, KS 66217

50.  Hereford House
8661 N. Stoddard Avenue                       
Kansas City, MO 64153

51.  Houlihan’s
2820 W. 53rd Street, Suite 123
Fairway, KS 66205

52.  Houlihan’s
8660 Boardwalk Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64154

53.  Houlihan’s
11851 W. 95th Street
Overland Park, KS 66214

54.  Houlihan’s
4900 W. 119th Street
Leawood, KS 66209

55.  Houlihan’s
16411 W. 119th Street
Olathe, KS 66061

56.  Houlihan’s
625 N.W. Murray Road
Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

57.  Ingredient True Eatery
11563 Ash Street
Leawood, KS 66211

58.  J. Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks and Seafood
8901 Metcalf Avenue                         
Overland Park, KS 66212

59.  Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar
4814 Roanoke Pkwy.
Kansas City, MO 64112

60.  Jess and Jim’s Steakhouse
517 E. 135th Street  
Kansas City, MO 64145

61.  JJ’s
900 W. 48th Place, Ste. 110
Kansas City, MO 64112

62.  Joe’s Kansas City
3002 W. 47th Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66103

63.  Joe’s Kansas City
11950 S. Strang Line Road
Olathe, KS 66062

64.  Joe’s Kansas City
11723 Roe Avenue
Leawood, KS 66211

65.  Johnny’s Tavern
6765 W. 119th Street
Overland Park, KS 66209

66.  Johnny’s Tavern
13131 Shawnee Mission Pkwy.
Shawnee, KS 66216

67.  Johnny’s Tavern
11316 W. 135th Street
Overland Park, KS 66211

68.  Johnny’s Tavern
8626 Mission Road
Prairie Village, KS 66208

69.  Johnny’s Tavern
10384 S. Ridgeview Road
Olathe, KS 66061

70.  Johnny’s Tavern
1310 Grand Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64106

71.  Johnny’s Tavern
8719 W. 95th Street
Overland Park, KS 66212

72.  Johnny’s Tavern
1660 S.E. Blue Pkwy.
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063

73.  Johnny Cascone's Italian Restaurant
6863 W. 91st Street
Overland Park, KS 66212

74.  Kelso’s Northtown
300 Armour Road
North Kansas City, MO 64116

75.  Kross Lounge & Restaurant
605 N. Sterling
Sugar Creek, MO 64054

76.  La Bodega
703 Southwest Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64108

77.  La Bodega
4311 W. 119th Street
Leawood, KS 66209

78.  La Costa Mexican Restaurant
5 E. Kansas Street
Liberty, MO 64068

79.  La Fuente
917 N.E. Woods Chapel Road
Lee’s Summit, MO 64064

80.  La Fuente
899 S.W. Le Mans Lane
Lee’s Summit, MO 64082

81.  La Fuente
105 S. Jefferson Street
Kearney, MO 64060

82.  La Fuente
1255 N.E. Douglas Street
Lee’s Summit, MO 64086

83.  La Fuente
2325 S. Route 291
Independence, MO 64057

84.  La Fuente
101 N. 169 Highway
Smithville, MO 64089

85.  La Fuente
10839 E. US 40 Hwy
Independence, MO 64055

86.  La Fuente
10901 W. 75th Street
Shawnee, KS 66214

87.  Le Fou Frog
400 E. 5th Street
Kansas City, MO 64106

88.  Lidia’s
101 W. 22nd Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

89.  Longboards Wraps & Bowls
6269 N. Oak Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64118

90.  Longboards Wraps & Bowls
1173 W. Kansas Street
Liberty, MO 64068

91.  Longboards Wraps & Bowls
5415 Johnson Drive
Mission, KS 66205

92.  Los Compas Mexican Restaurant
18011 E. US 24 Highway
Independence, MO 64056

93.  Los Compas Mexican Restaurant
9055 W. State Route 350
Raytown, MO 64133

94.  Louie’s Wine Dive
7100 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64114

95.  Lulu’s Thai Noodle Shop
2030 Central Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

96.  Lulu’s Thai Noodle Shop
2701 W. 47th Street
Westwood, KS 66205

97.  Manny’s Mexican Restaurant
207 Southwest Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64108

98.  MetropolitanKC
200 W. 12th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105

99.  Mi Hacienda Mexican Restaurant
290 S. State Route 291
Liberty, MO 64068

100.  Michael Forbes Grille
128 W. 63rd Street
Kansas City, MO 64113

101.  Minsky's Pizza
7007 N.W. Barry Road
Kansas City, MO 64153

102.  Minsky's Pizza
221 N.E. Barry Road
Kansas City, MO 64155

103.  Minsky's Pizza
205 N. 291 Highway
Liberty, MO 64068

104.  Minsky's Pizza
427 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64105

105.  Minsky's Pizza
5105 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64112

106.  Minsky's Pizza
2201 N.W. State Route 7
Blue Springs, MO 64014

107.  Minsky's Pizza
2551 S. State Route 291
Independence, MO 64057

108.  Minsky's Pizza
632 N.E. State Route 291
Lee's Summit, MO 64086

109.  Minsky's Pizza
812 W. Foxwood Drive
Raymore, MO 64083

110.  Minsky's Pizza
6921 Tomahawk Road
Prairie Village, KS 66208

111.  Minsky's Pizza
12920 State Line Road
Leawood, KS 66209

112.  Minsky's Pizza
7198 Renner Road
Shawnee, KS 66217

113.  Minsky's Pizza
13400 College Boulevard
Lenexa, KS 66210

114.  Minsky's Pizza
15983 S. Bradley Drive
Olathe, KS 66062

115.  Minsky’s Pizza
934 Massachusetts Street
Lawrence, KS 66044

116.  Nara
617 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

117.  Newport Grill
5501 W. 135th Street, Suite 2330
Overland Park, KS 66223

118.  Nick and Jake’s
6830 W. 135th Street
Overland Park, KS 66223

119.  Nick and Jake’s
6325 Lewis Street, Suite 110
Parkville, MO 64152

120.  Nick and Jake’s
5031 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64112

121.  Night & Day Gourmet, a Minsky’s and Eggtc Joynt
4747 JC Nichols Pkwy.
Kansas City, MO 64111

122.  O’Neill’s Restaurant & Bar
9417 Mission Road                            
Leawood, KS 66206

123.  Ophelia’s
201 N. Main Street
Independence, MO 64050

124.  Osteria Il Centro
5101 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64112

125.  Paradise Diner
5501 W. 135th Street, Suite 2310
Overland Park, KS 66223

126.  Parisi Café Union Station
30 W. Pershing Road  
Kansas City, MO 64108

127.  Paulo and Bill
16501 Midland Drive
Shawnee, KS 66217

128.  Pierpont’s at Union Station
30 W. Pershing Rd.                            
Kansas City, MO 64108

129.  Piropos
4141 N. Mulberry Drive
Kansas City, MO 64116

130.  Pizza 51
5060 Oak Street  
Kansas City, MO  64112

131.  Pizza Shoppe
7687 N.W. Prairie View
Kansas City, MO 64151

132.  Pizza Shoppe
17041 Bel-Ray Blvd.
Belton, MO 64012

133.  Pizza Shoppe
9329 N. Oak Traffic Way
Kansas City, MO 64155

134.  Pizza Shoppe
8584 N. Church
Liberty, MO 64157

135.  Pizza Shoppe
921 W. 92 Hwy
Kearney, MO 64060

136.  Pizza Shoppe
3504 S.W. Market Street
Lee's Summit, MO 64082

137.  Pizza Shoppe
13612 Washington Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64145

138.  Pizza Shoppe
2437 N.W. Prairie View Road
Platte City, MO 64079

139.  Pizza Shoppe
410 Court
Savannah, MO 64485

140.  Pizza Shoppe
101 N. 169 Highway, Ste. A
Smithville, MO 64089

141.  Pizza Shoppe
2229-C North Belt Highway
St. Joseph, MO 64506

142.  Pizza Shoppe
22014 W. 66th
Shawnee, KS 66226

143.  Pizza Shoppe
8915 Santa Fe Drive
Overland Park, KS 66212

144.  Pizza Shoppe
12750 Pflumm Road
Olathe, KS 66062

145.  Pizza Shoppe
1805 S. Ridgeview
Olathe, KS 66062

146.  Pizza Shoppe
736 W. Park Street
Olathe, KS 66061

147.  Pizza Shoppe
7908 W. 151st Street
Overland Park, KS 66223

148.  Popeye’s
3100 Prospect Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64128

149.  Popeye’s
6300 Troost Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64131

150.  Popeye’s
10125 State Line Road
Kansas City, MO 64114

151.  Popeye’s
23 E. Linwood Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64111

152.  República
4807 Jefferson Street
Kansas City, MO 64112

153.  Rhythm & Booze
423 Southwest Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64108

154.  Seasons 52
340 Ward Pkwy.
Kansas City, MO 64112

155.  Senor Tequila
6502 N. Oak Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64118

156.  Sol Cantina
408 E. 31st Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

157.  SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza
6501 W. 135th Street                           
Overland Park, KS 66223

158.  SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza
8224 Mission Road                        
Prairie Village, KS 66208

159.  SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza
2450 Grand Blvd.                        
Kansas City, MO 64108

160.  SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza
1808 N.W. Chipman Road                    
Lee's Summit, MO 64081

161.  SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza
9474 Renner Blvd.                      
Lenexa, KS 66219

162.  SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza
14230 W. 119th Street                      
Olathe, KS 66062

163.  SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza
6541 W. 119th Street                    
Overland Park, KS 66209

164.  SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza
4950 Main Street                         
Kansas City, MO 64112

165.  Sullivan’s Steakhouse
4501 W. 119th Street
Leawood, KS 66209

166.  T-REX Café
1847 Village West Pkwy.
Kansas City, KS 66111

167.  Taco John’s of Olathe
18617 W. 151st Street
Olathe, KS 66062

168.  Taco Republic
500 County Line Road
Kansas City, KS 66103

169.  Talk of the Town Grill & Bar
5201 W. 135th Street                              
Leawood, KS 66224

170.  Tanner’s Bar and Grill
10146 W. 119th Street
Overland Park, KS 66213

171.  Tanner’s Bar and Grill
14337 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66223

172.  Tanner’s Bar and Grill
22374 W. 66th Street
Shawnee, KS 66226

173.  Tanner’s Bar and Grill
7425 Broadway Street
Kansas City, MO 64114

174.  Tanner’s Bar and Grill
8520 N. Church Street
Liberty, MO 64158

175.  Tannin Wine Bar + Kitchen
1526 Walnut Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

176.  Tavern at Mission Farms
10681 Mission Road
Leawood, KS 66206

177.  Tavern in the Village
3901 Prairie Lane
Prairie Village, KS 66208

178.  The Drop Bistro
409 E. 31st Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

179.  The Jacobson
2050 Central Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

180.  The Roasterie Café
4511 119th Street
Leawood, KS 66209

181.  The Roasterie Café
6223 Brookside Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64113

182.  The Roasterie Café
1204 W. 27th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

183.  The Well Bar, Grill & Rooftop
7421 Broadway Street                              
Kansas City, MO 64114

184.  Trezo Mare
4105 N. Mulberry Drive
Kansas City, MO 64116

185.  Urban Table
8232 Mission Road
Prairie Village, KS 66208

186.  V's Italiano
10819 E. US Highway 40
Independence, MO 64055

187.  Waldo Pizza
7433 Broadway Street
Kansas City, MO 64114

188.  Waldo Pizza
1543 N.E. Douglas Street
Lee’s Summit, MO 64086

189.  Webster House
1644 Wyandotte Street        
Kansas City, MO 64108  

190.  Ya Ya’s Euro Bistro
7021 W. 135th Street
Overland Park, KS 66223

191.  Yard House
1300 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64105

192.  Zarda Bar-B-Q
214 North 7 Highway
Blue Springs, MO 64014

193.  Zarda Bar-B-Q
11931 W. 87th Street Pkwy.
Lenexa, KS 66215

194.  Zócalo
620 W. 48th Street
Kansas City, MO 64112


About Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association
The Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association (GKCRA) is a trade association with more than 600 members consisting of restaurants, caterers, hospitals, schools, institutions, clubs and in-plant cafeterias as well as vendors serving the local restaurant industry. Members work together to represent, educate and promote the restaurant and hospitality industries in the Missouri counties of Cass, Clay, Jackson, and Platte and Kansas counties of Johnson, Leavenworth and Wyandotte. For more information on the GKCRA, “like” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GKCRA or follow GKCRA on Twitter at www.twitter.com/GKCRA.

About Kansas City Originals
As Kansas City's non-profit independent restaurant association, the Kansas City Originals are local restauranteurs dedicated to sustaining the independent restaurants as a fixture of Kansas City's culture and community. We join together to increase the visibility and viability of locally owned restaurants so we can continue to exercise our individual creativity and style for our guest's dining pleasure. Kansas City Originals member restaurants support one another. Together, we support local initiatives and charities, feeding the community that in turn supports us. Eat Well. Eat Local. Kansas City Originals. For more information "like" us on Facebook www.facebook.com/kcoriginals or follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/kcoriginals

 

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