The Kansas City Originals exists to promote dining in local independent area restaurants, to provide diners with a unique local flavor and to raise awareness of independent local restaurants.
Missouri Restaurant Association: The restaurant trade association movement traces its roots to Missouri. The forerunner of the restaurant movement in America was the Kansas City Business Men’s Association, when in 1916, local operators banded together to resist encroachment on their own businesses.
V’s Italiano is a proud partner of Ripple Glass. Not only do we recycle 100% of our glass, we encourage you to bring your glass to our collection bin! The Kansas City region needed a better glass recycling solution. Ripple Glass is the answer. Our processing facility and partner companies keep it local. It all adds up to less waste, more energy-efficient solutions, and greener communities.
ReCORK is North America’s largest natural wine cork recycling program. We are an alliance of businesses and individuals who work together to create environmental change by collecting and repurposing natural wine corks. We invite you to drop off your natural corks when dining with us to help the movement. To date, over 70 million corks have been recycled with ReCORK.
The National Restaurant Association is the largest foodservice trade association in the world*—supporting over 500,000 restaurant businesses. In partnership with our state restaurant associations, we work every day to empower all restaurant owners and operators to achieve more than they thought possible.
The Venue in Leawood is the city’s newest event space. It is an Event and Meeting Center located in Leawood with 11,000 sq ft inside space that includes two multipurpose rooms and a 2,000 sq ft patio. It is an open cater facility with a fully equipped kitchen, state of the art AV equipment and a bridal suite.
Visit KC is an economic development organization dedicated to tourism. Our mission is to ignite global passion for visiting Kansas City. We do this through sales and marketing efforts to attract visitors and conventions to Kansas City.
Totta Sausage Kansas City’s L&C Meat continues the old time butcher shop tradition of offering the finest quality meat available. We’re not giving to the giants in the industry who believe a mass produced, boxed and bagged product is better. We prefer to carry on in the finest tradition of the industry, producing the highest quality product that you, the customer demands.
The mission of the Independence Chamber of Commerce is to provide leadership and service to promote the economic growth of Independence.
The Raytown Chamber of Commerce has always been, and currently remains, an advocate of the businesses in this community, and our focus is on a successful business future.