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The Dining Experience: At Home

Photo by Anna Petrow

The Dining Experience at the Kauffman Center prides itself on phenomenal food in a stunning setting. Well, now you can place an order and enjoy this same great food in the comfort of your own home.

Executive Chef Laura Comer has cooked up a series of six menus, with special selections for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Or choose from delicious seasonally-inspired meals. Each three-course meal is crafted to be finished and heated at home. Easy, contactless pickup takes place on the Kauffman Center’s south drop-off drive.

See below for upcoming menu themes, on-sale and pickup dates:

Pickup Dates and Times:         On Sale:
Oct. 23 | 5-7 p.m.: Seasonal menu No longer on sale
Oct. 31 | 2-6 p.m.: Halloween-inspired menu No longer on sale
Nov. 13 | 5-7 p.m.: Seasonal menu Nov. 1
Nov 25 | 2-6 p.m.: Thanksgiving menu Nov. 1
Dec. 24 | 2-6 p.m.:  Christmas menu Nov. 30
Dec. 30 | 2-6 p.m.:  New Year’s Eve menu Nov. 30


See menus for pre-order deadlines and pricing.

Pre-order by phone through the Kauffman Center Dining Experience

  • Call 816.994.7208 to place an order.
  • Payments will be taken over the phone in advance.
  • Email confirmation will be sent for all orders.
  • Email confirmation will include all pertinent safe pickup instructions.
  • Each menu requires an advanced order, which cuts off one week before pickup.

Plus, take advantage of the opportunity to add a festive holiday cookie decorating kit, available to pre-order Nov. 1 with pickup beginning Dec. 1. The kit includes a dozen holiday-themed sugar cookies, frosting and decorations for $29.99.

While the Kauffman Center misses being able to see you this time of year, we hope these to-go meals help make the fall and holiday seasons memorable with your close friends and family.