Private Dining & Catering

At Rye, we aspire to provide our guests with an exceptional private dining experience that is polished & professional. Our team will assist you with coordinating your menu, ambiance, and details for any type of occasion. We have options for private events within the restaurant, full restaurant buyouts, in home catering, and off-site destinations. The possibilities are endless as our intent & goal is dedicated hospitality that welcomes our clients and their guests for a most memorable occasion.

Megan and Colby Garrelts are the executive chefs & owners of Rye Leawood and Rye Plaza. Chef Colby is a 2013 James Beard Foundation Best Chef Midwest award winner, a Semifinalist for Outstanding Chef from the James Beard Foundation and a 2005 Food & Wine Best New Chef. Chef Megan is a multiple James Beard Foundation Semifinalist for Outstanding Pastry Chef. Both chefs have had recipes featured in numerous local & national publications including; Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Saveur to name a few. The Garrelts have also co-written & published two cookbooks with Andrew McMeel Publishing, bluestem, the cookbook and Made in America.


Paul Passig
General Manager
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Jacob Moeller
Executive Chef
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Keara Masson
Pastry Chef
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Jordan Brown
Event Manager
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Upcoming Events

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    Spooky Boozy Cookie Class
    Saturday, October 23rd

    Grab a friend or your boo and enjoy an afternoon of sweets and treats with Chef Keara as you perfect your Halloween Cookie techniques! Tickets includes one fall cocktail and/or non-alcoholic beverages, small bites and 8 sugar cookies to decorate.

    $75.00 ticket price per person excludes sales tax & service fees.

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    Autumn Tea
    Saturday, October 30th
    11am - 3pm

    Autumn is our favorite season at Rye! Join us in the private dining room at Rye on the Plaza as we celebrate the changing of the leaves, cooler temps and all things pumpkin spice.

    Pastry chef Megan Garrelts has created a menu featuring handmade savory and sweet selections paired with our collection of Hugo loose leaf teas.

    *$60.00 adults / $30.00 children 10 & under - Ticket price includes menu, tea, and additional non-alcoholic beverages if desired. Wine & cocktails will be available for an additional fee during the tea service. Ticket price excludes sales tax and service charge.

    Select your seating time: 11am, 11:30am, 1pm or 1:30pm

    *Due to this specialty menu dietary restrictions and substitutions cannot be accommodated. Seating times are limited.

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    Pie Flight Class
    Saturday, November 6th
    2:00 - 3:30pm

    Impress your friends and family at this year's holiday gatherings with your newly gained pie baking skills! Pastry Chef Keara Masson will walk you through the steps and secrets to making our most popular Rye holiday pies!

    $70 Ticket per person includes complementary n/a beverages and/or a glass of bubbles. Each ticket will also include a selection of 3 mini pies for take home to enjoy, including our MoKan, Pumpkin & Apple! Sales tax and gratuity is not included in the ticket price per person.

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    Thanksgiving Day Prep Class Saturday, November 13th 2:00-4:00pm

    Join us to learn the secrets to a perfect Turkey Day! This class will be hosted by our Executive Chef Jacob Moeller, Pastry Chef Keara Masson and Bar Manager Stephone Trodman.

    Our talented team will guide you through a Thanksgiving Day menu with pro tips including; how to truss a turkey, delicious side dishes, pumpkin pie, and cocktail pairings! The class will include a recipe packet and delicious samplings of holiday inspired snacks, select wine and cocktails, and a mini apple pie to take home!

    *$100.00 Ticket price does not include sales tax or gratuity.

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    Rye Plaza
    Saturday, November 27th

    We will be celebrating our 4th anniversary! To say thank you to all of our guests we are offering 50% off Fried Chicken and Bubbles all day! Come have a toast with us!
    *Reservations are recommended

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    Steak Night &
    Service Industry Night
    {Every Sunday Evening}

    Sunday evenings we feature Steak Night & Service Industry special at Rye Plaza! Enjoy our 3-course menu with your choice of soup or salad, steak option and a slice of pie. Pricing varies depending on your steak choice. Be sure to ask about bottled wine on special to pair with your steak dinner! Service Industry professional receive Happy Hour pricing all evening long - *proof of service industry employment required for discounts.

  • Happy Hour Monday- Friday from 3-6pm

    Join us at Rye for Happy Hour every Monday-Friday! Enjoy discounts on snacks & pie, along with seasonal cocktails, local beers and wine. Happy Hour seating is available in the bar, lounge, & patio.

  • 50% Wine Features {Every Monday Evening}

    Sip on this! Join us every Monday night at Rye on the Plaza for 50% off select bottles all evening.

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Locations and Contact

Rye Leawood

10551 Mission Road
Leawood, KS 66206


Rye Plaza

4646 Mill Creek Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64112



Lunch Monday-Friday 11:00am-3:00pm
Brunch Saturday & Sunday 9:30am-3:00pm

Midday Menu Daily 3:00pm-5:00pm
Happy Hour Monday-Friday 3:00pm-6:00pm

Dinner Nightly from 5:00pm


Main Contacts:

Plaza General Manager - Paul Passig
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Plaza Event Manager - Jordan Brown
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Leawood General Manager - John Brogan
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Charitable Requests
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*Charitable requests must be submitted at least 60 days prior to the event date and all requests must have a completed Donation Request Form and your organization’s Tax Exempt Letter attached otherwise they will not be reviewed.

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