With Kansas City restaurants unable to host a traditional Easter Sunday brunch, lunch or dinner this year due to the coronavirus, many are still offering to cook for a crowd.
Local restaurants have rolled out several creative ways you can feed your friends or family for Easter this year including cook-at-home kits, heat-and-eat meals for multiple people or even carryout to feed one or as many as you are sheltering under your roof.
Pre-order these items as soon as possible for the best selection and to ensure there is a feast at your Easter table this year.
André’s Confiserie Suisse
André’s is offering several sizes of Easter care packages full of chocolate bunnies and eggs that range in price from $23 to $57. Looking to feed the family? The Easter Sunday brunch package, which serves four to six people, is available for curbside pickup only. For $60, it includes quiche (including a vegetarian option), coffee cake (apple, hazelnut, pecan or almond-raisin) and a carrot or mixed green salad. Although many of these products are available daily, it is best to pre-order as quantities are limited. Orders must be placed by Wed., April 8 and picked up on Sat., April 11. To order, call the Main Street store at 816.561.3440 or the Overland Park store at 913.498.3440 or visit andreschocolates.com.
Ad Astra Market
This darling local flower shop and café is offering the best of both worlds for Easter this year with Brunch & Blooms, featuring food and flower options for curbside carryout or delivery. Choose from Ham & Brie puff pastry bites (12) for $18, veggie frittata cups (6) for $12, sunshine pound cake, Easter Egg cupcakes and Easter sugar cookie decorating kits. For flowers, pick up a lovely spring bouquet for $25 or a more substantial centerpiece for your table for $45. Orders must be placed by Fri., April 10 and picked up by Sat., April 11 between 11am and 3pm either online or by phone at 913.232.2397. Free Saturday deliveries are offered within 5 miles of the store, with other delivery options available. Orders can be picked up at 5811 Johnson Drive in Mission, Kansas. adastramarket.com/easter
The Easter at Home special at Avenues Bistro in Brookside will feed between 8 and 10 people for $139. Enjoy sugar-cured ham (or prime rib for an additional $50), your choice of house or Caesar salad, two sides including mashed potatoes and gravy, au gratin potatoes or candied yams and one dessert (either Bailey’s cheesecake, Godiva white chocolate rum cake or chocolate gateau). All orders also include 12 dinner rolls. Orders must be placed by Thu., April 9 by calling 816.333.5700 and must be picked up by Sun., April 12 at 9:30am. You can pick orders up at 338 W. 63rd St. avenuesbistro.com/easter-to-go/
Chef Celina Tio has put together a robust menu online to make sure you can order the food and booze you miss at The Belfry. For Easter, start with a dozen delicious madeleines that are baked to order or the bacon, egg and cheese sammy on French toast sprinkled with powdered sugar. Other options include a vegetable fritatta with goat cheese and a Cheddar biscuit with chorizo gravy, peppers and onions. Try the mimosa or Moscow mule cocktail kit to complete the experience. Order online now and pick your order up at The Belfry on Saturday or Sunday. thebelfrylounge.com
Bristol Seafood Grill
This family-style Easter carryout meal is built to serve four to six people. It includes your choice of soup (lobster bisque or spicy Creole gumbo) and side salad (house or Caesar), one main entrée selection (spiral glazed ham or wood-fired grilled salmon), two family-style sides (Yukon mashed potatoes, lobster mac 'n' cheese, grilled asparagus or green beans with lemon-shallot butter) biscuits and one family-style dessert (apple strudel or bread pudding). Reheating/serving instructions will be provided. Orders must be placed by noon on Sat., April 11; pickup on Easter Sunday will be confirmed by a team member by calling 816.448.6007. bristolseafoodgrill.com/KansasCity/Menu/Easter
Chef-owner Jo Marie Scaglia has prepared some simple brunch items for Easter Sunday that are available for pre-order. The menu is priced by one to two servings and four to seven servings of the following: ham and cheese frittata, veggie and cheese frittata, breakfast potatoes, bacon and cinnamon rolls. Orders can be placed until 5pm this Thu., April 9 by calling 913.744.3100 and pickup is anytime on Sat., April 11 between 11am and 7pm. caffetteriamoderncafe.com
Pre-order a family-style four-course Easter feast prepared by Capital Grille featuring a green salad and French rolls, the restaurant's exclusive whole rack of bone-in filet, grilled asparagus and mashed potatoes along with a freshly baked apple crostata for dessert. Availability is limited. When ordering, be sure to specify if you’d like your dinner prepared to reheat or ready to serve. Pricing is two servings for $95 or four to six people for $185. Orders should be placed ASAP by calling 816.531.8345, with curbside pickup starting Fri., April 10 between noon and 8pm. thecapitalgrille.com/locations/mo/kansas-city/kansas-city/8064
Chaz on the Plaza
Executive Chef Shawn Hartwig has prepared a family Easter brunch to-go for $25 per person (minimum two people). Expect to see brunch favorites like housemade cinnamon rolls, deviled eggs, shrimp cocktail, quiche, Missouri glazed ham, chocolate pecan tart and more. Mimosa kits can be added on for $20, and Bloody Mary kits can be added on for $32. Orders must be placed by Fri., April 10 by calling 816.802.2152, with curbside pickup available on Sun., April 12 between 7am and 3pm. raphaelkc.com/stories/easter-brunch-to-go
Deep Roots restaurant and bar is the brand-new second restaurant for chefs Jeremy Lane and Megan Kendall, who also own The Homesteader Café on Seventh Street in Downtown Kansas City. This year, the restaurant is offering an Easter brunch meal for $10 per person, including your choice of biscuits and gravy, shrimp and polenta or quiche along with either bacon or ham. Then, pick two sides from scones, fruit and yogurt, biscuits and jam, cheesy potatoes or a pear, blue cheese and pecan salad. For an extra $18 you can order a mimosa kit or a jar of Bloody Mary mix for $8 to mix at home. Orders must be placed by phone before 5:30pm on Sat., April 11 and can be picked up on Sun., April 12 between 9am and noon. deeprootskc.com
Pre-ordering Easter dinner means more time to color and hide eggs or just enjoy time with family. Eddie V’s is preparing a four-course, family-style Easter dinner; pricing is two for $110 or four to six people for $185. You'll enjoy a a chilled shrimp cocktail, Caesar salad, herb-roasted beef tenderloin and sides like truffled mac 'n' cheese, grilled asparagus and three cheese au gratin potatoes. Dessert features the restaurant's signature bananas foster with butter pecan ice cream. Simple instructions will be included so you can finish cooking the chilled dinner at home. Orders must be placed ASAP by calling 816.531.2537, with delivery or curbside pickup to begin on Fri., April 10. eddiev.com/locations/mo/kansas-city/kansas-city/8517
Em Chamas is now taking orders for its two Easter offerings: glazed and caramelized Em Chamas branded ham ($79) or churrasco rotisserie grilled Chateaubriand with a brandy cream sauce and sautéed baby bella mushrooms ($99). Each meal feeds four to five people and comes with scalloped potatoes, green beans with almonds, a romaine and mixed greens salad, grilled pineapple and passionfruit mousse. Orders must be placed for curbside pickup or delivery by 2pm on Fri., April 10 by calling 816.505.7100. Pickup is between noon and 2pm on Sun., April 12. emchamas.com
Celebrate Easter with French Market at home. The restaurant and market is offering housemade whole quiches for pre-order, including Quiche Florentine with spinach and Cheddar; Quiche Lorraine with Jambon de Paris ham, onion, gruyere, and bacon; Mushroom and Brie Quiche; and an asparagus, sun-dried tomato and goat cheese quiche. Easter dinner offerings include Navarin of Lamb with Spring Vegetables, a traditional stew made the way chef Patrick Quillec’s mother used to make it with lamb breast, potato, green peas and carrots, as well as a flourless chocolate cake. Orders for Easter menu items are available from 8am to 6pm this week and 8am to 7pm on Fri., April 10 and Sat. April 11. Whole quiche orders need to be placed 48 hours in advance. Call French Market at 913.36.-0803 to place your order and pay over the phone. frenchmarketkc.com
Both Grand Street locations are offering an Easter to-go menu this year that will feed four to six people for $130 or eight to 10 for $225. Choose two proteins like smoked brisket, red wine braised pot roast, sweet mustard pork chops or chicken scaloppini, your choice of salad, a starch like whipped potatoes or loaded mashed potatoes, creamy polenta or risotto, a vegetable and a dessert like goat cheese panna cotta with berry compote, phyllo brownie with anglaise or coconut lime rice pudding with charred pineapple, bananas foster coulis and quinoa cashew crumble. Orders should be placed ASAP to be picked up on the Plaza with Lori Lubin at 816.810.3309 or in Lenexa with Erika Stark at 816.726.5671 on Sun.,April 12.
Hereford House is offering a beefy Easter feast at all four of its locations that will easily serve four to six people for $159. The meal includes a five-pound prime rib roast, mashed potatoes, green beans, a house salad and carrot cake. Dinners can be ordered for hot or cold pickup that will need to be finished home. Orders must be placed by 7pm on Thu., April 9 and picked up on Sat., April 11 between noon and 7pm or Sun., April 12 between 10am and 4pm. Guests must call their preferred location to pre-order the family Easter meal, or order online.
Order your Easter meal to-go from Pearl Tavern in Lee’s Summit. Each meal feeds four to six people for $125 and includes prime rib, brown sugar glazed ham, mashed potatoes, vegetable medley, house greens salad, dinner rolls, horseradish cream, beef au jus, and gooey butter cake for dessert. Add a family size mac 'n' cheese or crispy Brussels sprouts for $11.95 each. Orders must be placed by 3pm on Thu., April 9 by calling 816.347.1986, and will need to be picked up on Sun., April 12 between 11am and 3pm. Regular to-go menus will not available on Easter Sunday and the restaurant will close at 3pm. pearltavernkc.com
You can easily pre-order and pick up your Easter dinner from Pierpont's inside Union Station. The dinner feeds four to six people and includes beef Wellington, a whole beef tenderloin with mushroom duxelles wrapped in a flaky crust with a cognac demi-glace, and comes with a mixed green salad, sourdough bread rolls, roasted garlic whipped potatoes, grilled asparagus and carrot cake with candied walnuts and caramel sauce for $165. Orders must be placed by 3pm on Fri., April 10 by calling 812.221.5111. A curbside pickup time will be scheduled upon calling. pierponts.com
Add a little smoke and fire to your Easter meal and pre-order dinner for four ($59.80) or six people ($89.70) from either Q39 location. The Easter meal includes smoked ham and brisket, a mixed tossed salad with choice of balsamic herb vinaigrette or buttermilk dressing, mac 'n' cheese and green beans with onion and bacon. Orders must be placed by 11am on Sat., April 11 by calling either location or ordering online for pickup on Sun., April 12. q39kc.com
Pre-order your own family-style Easter Brunch for four from chef Ted Habiger’s Room 39 for only $85. Choose from lamb chops or glazed Duroc pit ham that comes with a green salad, grilled asparagus, smoked Artic char with gribiche sauce, smashed potatoes with green garlic and spring onion and carrot cake with mascarpone for dessert. Need food for more than four? Simply call the restaurant. Orders must be placed ASAP by calling 816.753.3939 or order online via Tock. Carryout time and date will be determined when you call. rm39.com/easter-brunch-1
Snooze, an A.M. Eatery
Don’t miss the DIY Easter Brunch meal kits offered at Snooze, an A.M. Eatery in Westport. The newish brunch spot is offering two different do-it-yourself meal kits that come with all the ingredients you need to make either an overnight French toast bake or a hash brown, egg and veggie breakfast casserole; each serves four to six people and costs $50. The kit also comes with a natural egg-dying kit for a fun activity at home for the kiddos or the kid in you. To pick up on Sat., April 11, place your order by 2pm on Fri., April 10. To pick up on Sun., April 12, place your order by 2:30pm on Sat., April 11. All orders must be placed by calling the restaurant at 816.601.3500, and can be picked up at 4144 Broadway Blvd. in Westport. snoozeeatery.com/branches/2300/snooze-westport/
In the Prairie Village Shops, chef Carl Thorne-Thomsen has put spring on the menu at Story. Although he is not offering a specific Easter dinner, the chef is preparing a selection of his customers' favorites that can be ordered online with no-contact curbside pickup. Build your Easter meal starting with the famous duck empanadas or a beet, green or Caesar salad, then perhaps a second course of lobster tagliatelle or braised pork ravioli. Finish your meal with seafood risotto or soft shell crabs, beef short ribs or steak frites with a side of spring asparagus or grilled vegetables. For dessert, order a slice of the famous lemon layer cake, chocolate torte or housemade ice cream or sorbet. Orders should be placed by 2pm Tuesday through Sunday; at checkout, you will be able to select a day and time for pickup between 4 and 8pm. The pickup location is at Story’s kitchen door but delivery can be arranged by calling the restaurant. storykc.com
For Easter, Beth Barden is offering an enticing mix of the brunch classics that she is known for at Succotash, like her peachy swedes or smoked salmon Benedicts. You can also choose a family-style Easter meal that serves two to three for $30 or four to six for $50, with options including chicken breast stuffed with Pecorino, artichoke hearts and spinach or brown sugar glazed ham (or both for an extra $2). Pick three sides like au gratin potatoes, mashed potatoes and ham or mushroom gravy, maple-ginger carrots with dill and butter or asparagus and Hollandaise sauce, with yeast dinner rolls thrown in. Dessert, including the delicious mini 4-layer citrus cake, can be added for an additional charge. Succotash also offers plenty of vegan and vegetarian-friendly sides. Orders must be placed by noon on Fri., April 10 by going online or calling 816.421.2807 and can be picked up on Sat., April 11 or Sun., April from noon to 3pm. succotashkcmo.com
Summit Grill (Lee’s Summit, Waldo, Gladstone)
Order your Easter meal to-go from any of the three Summit Grill locations. Each meal feeds four to six people for $125 and includes prime rib, brown sugar glazed ham, mashed potatoes, vegetable medley, house greens salad, dinner rolls, horseradish cream, beef au jus and gooey butter cake for dessert. Add a family size mac 'n' cheese or crispy Brussels sprouts for $11.95 each. Orders must be placed by 3pm on Thu., April 9 and will need to be picked up on Sun., April 12 between 11am and 3pm. Guests must call their preferred location to pre-order the family Easter meal. Regular to-go menus will not available on Easter Sunday and the restaurants will close at 3pm. summitgrillkc.com
Third Street Social
In Lee's Summit, Third Street Social is offering a meal that feeds between four and six people for $125. Expect to see classic options like prime rib with horseradish cream and beef au jus, brown sugar glazed ham, mashed potatoes, dinner rolls and gooey butter cake, with options like mac 'n' cheese or crispy Brussels sprouts available for an additional charge. Orders must be placed by 3pm on Thu., April 9 and will need to be picked up on Sun., April 12 between 11am and 3pm. Guests must call 816.384.2123 to pre-order the family-style Easter meal. Regular to-go menus will not available on Easter Sunday and the restaurant will close at 3pm. thirdstreetsocial.com
In Briarcliff Village, Trezo Mare is offering a full Easter menu complete with family-style breakfast favorites, house specialties, appetizers, soups and salads, pasta dishes, entrees and sides, plus á la carte desserts. Mimosa kits, wine beer and to-go cocktails are also available. Meals can be ordered hot or ready to heat and eat with detailed instructions on how finish them at home. Orders must be placed by Thu., April 9 by calling 816.505.3200 and will be available for pickup on Sun., April 12 between 10am and 3:30pm. For the full Easter menu and more details, visit trezomare.com/easter-menu.