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

  • Heirloom Tomato Dinner

    Tuesday, August 23rd
    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Join us for a Dinner at Rye Plaza celebrating the Heirloom Tomato and the Farmers that grow them! Enjoy a six-course meal from Chef Jacob Moeller, featuring the summer tomato & one of our favorite farms in every course, even dessert from Pastry Chef Keara Masson. We begin with a welcome cocktail (our delicious Gazpacho Martini), followed by six courses with wine pairings in our beautiful Private Dining Room.

    Menu & Pairings:
    Tomato & Watermelon Salad, Basil, Mint, Sherry Vinegar, Olive Oil
    Paired with: Jean Josselin Cuvée des Jean Brut, Extra Brut, Champagne, France, NV

    Scallop Ceviche, Spicy Tomato Broth, Serrano, Basil, Saffron
    Paired with: Bodegas Albamar, 'Albamar,' Albarino, Rias Baixas, Spain, 2020

    Tomato Risotto, Confit Tomatoes, Sorrel
    Paired with: Drew Wines, Chardonnay, Bahl Briney, Anderson Valley, CA, 2019

    Cod Poached in Tomato Water, Avocado, Corn, Okra, Chili, Mint, Sauce Charon
    Paired with: Bodegas Rezabal, Txakoli Rosé, Getariako Txakolina, Spain, 2021

    Green Tomato Schnitzel, Sauerkraut, Tomato Spaetzle, Whole Grain Mustard
    Paired with: Breaking Bread, Grenache, Redwood Valley, Mendocino, CA, 2019

    Tomato & Sweet Corn Galette
    Paired with: Bronson’s Tropical Punch, Milk Punch, Lee’s Summit, MO

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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.

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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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Leawood Event Manager - Erica Wagner
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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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