May 3rd

$35 per person

Join us Saturday, May 3rd, from 3pm to 6pm, to watch the Kentucky Derby with Dark Horse Distillery. For $35 you'll get snacks, a drink, and the opportunity to enter our hat contest. Call 913.642.5800 to make reservations!


Tuesday, May 13
6:30pm Reception
7:00pm Four Course Dinner

Join Chefs Colby and Megan to celebrate our local craft breweries during American Craft Beer week. We'll be featuring beer from Tallgrass Brewing Company, Boulevard Brewing Company, Little Apple Brewing Company, Free State Brewing Company, and Schlafly Beer.

Tuesday, May 13
6:30pm reception
7:00pm four course dinner

$65 per person
Not including tax and gratuity

Call 913.642.5800 today to your reservations!


Tallgrass Brewing Company
Halcyon Firkin


Fava bean salad with bossa cheese
Boulevard Brewing Company
Love Child #4


Rabbit Confit Stew, foie, carrots
Free State Brewing Company
Old Backus Barleywine


Lamb breast, spelt, fresh vegetables, garlic, herbs
Little Apple Brewery
Double IPA


Strawberry Malt Sundae, chocolate cookie
Schlafly Beer
Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

Sunday, May 18, 2014
The Child Protection Center (CPC) is excited to bring to Kansas City its 1st Annual Cook for Courage! CPC’s signature event will feature Kansas City’s finest chefs: Michael Corvino of The American Restaurant; Colby Garrelts of Bluestem and Rye; Howard Hanna of The Rieger Hotel Grill & Exchange; Patrick Ryan of Port Fonda; Michael Smith of Restaurant Michael Smith and Extra Virgin; and Celina Tio of Julian, Collection, and The Belfry. These amazing chefs have generously chosen to share their gifts with CPC for the benefit of children in Kansas City.

On Sunday, May 18, 2014, the chefs will compete in a barbecue cook-off to prepare the best smoked ribs! Patrons are invited to come for a fun, engaging and delicious time! Each guest will have the chance to sample both the ribs and a side dish from each chef. Patrons, along with a celebrity panel of judges including, former Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Trent Green, CEO of Sporting Club, Robb Heineman, food writer and photographer Bonjwing Lee, and owner of The Roasterie, Danny O’Neill, will have the opportunity to vote on their favorite ribs and side dish. Patrons will also enjoy a signature cocktail by renowned Kansas City mixologist Ryan Maybee of Manifesto and The Rieger Hotel Grill & Exchange, with bourbon provided by Dark Horse Distillery, and the most exquisite air-roasted coffee by The Roasterie while enjoying the ambiance of the Historic 12th Street Bridge in the West Bottoms!

The VIP Pre-Party will take place from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. The Main Event will take place from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Tickets available at:



Happy Hour in the bar at Rye

Monday – Friday

Join us after the work day for our Happy Hour drink specials and bar snacks
Enjoy our innovative seasonal cocktails created by Van Zarr -
We also have local beers on tap and a wonderful wine selection!

Steak Night
Every Monday

Join us every Monday for Steak Night at rye! We'll be offering steak dinner, including a salad, a steak, a side, and a slice of pie for $25-$30.

Don't forget to ask your server about our quartino specials!

Rye gift certificates are perfect for any occasion!

They can be purchased online at for immediate receipt or stop by the restaurant to pick-up your gift certificate. Rye will also mail gift certificates directly from the restaurant, for phone orders please call the restaurant directly at 913-642-5800.


“bluestem, the cookbook” on sale at Rye!

In bluestem: The Cookbook (November 2011) James Beard-nominated chef Colby Garrelts and his wife, Megan Garrelts, owners of Kansas City’s highly acclaimed bluestem restaurant, share culinary techniques and 100 seasonal recipes showcasing local Mid-western ingredients and artisanal producers. Featuring helpful tips from a professional kitchen, wine notes, and color photographs that capture the simple beauty of the composed dishes, bluestem; The Cookbook will enable cooks of all levels to replicate the Garreltses’ fresh contemporary taste at home.

Hardcover / 312 pages / $45.00 plus sales tax (shipping fees additional)
Andrews McMeel Publishing


Order your bluestem cookbook today!

Stop by the restaurant to pick-up your signed copy of “bluestem, the cookbook” or for phone orders please call Rye directly at 913-642-5800 to receive your signed copy. Shipping fees may apply for cookbook orders and all books must be pre-paid before shipment. “bluestem, the cookbook” is also available for purchase on the bluestem website at – click on the tab “shop bluestem”