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Our Butter Halves | Sam Lage

Our Butter Halves | Sam Lage

What is your role at Bread & Butter Concepts?
Bartender at Gram & Dun (or Gram & Fun).

How long have you been with us at Bread & Butter Concepts?
2 years, 9 months and 27 days, or 1,033 days, or 24,792 hours. However you look at it.

Favorite part of your job?
I love the challenge of creating high-end craft cocktails with speed and accuracy that are a necessity to make this busy bar run. All while maintaining the reputation of a great cocktail bar in Kansas City. I love being involved in making our cocktail menu which changes 3 times a year. During my time here, I have created over 15 cocktails that made the menu. Also, I get A TON of free bar swag, so that’s nice too.

The Bread & Butter Club

The Bread & Butter Club

Introducing the Bread & Butter Club Mobile Loyalty App which officially launched on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Right now, if you download the BBC mobile app, you will receive a $5 instant reward. BBC’s mobile app lets you pay securely with your smart phone at the table and you get rewarded for your loyalty to

2016 Kansas City Restaurant Week

2016 Kansas City Restaurant Week

Bread & Butter Concepts – 2016 Kansas City Restaurant Week Bread & Butter Concepts (BBC) restaurant group is participating in KC Restaurant Week (KCRW) with six of its restaurants this year: BRGR Kitchen + Bar (both the Prairie Village and Power & Light District locations), Urban Table, Gram & Dun, Taco Republic, and República. BBC’s KCRW menus are available every day during Restaurant Week (January 15-24, 2016). Each restaurant, excepting BRGR Prairie Village, takes reservations.

Warm Holiday Wishes

Warm Holiday Wishes

From all of us here at Bread & Butter Concepts, we wish each and everyone of you a holiday season full of joy, merriment, and memorable meals. Enjoy this recipe for Au Gratin Potatoes from Alan's mom.

New Year's Eve at República with DJ Sheppa

New Year's Eve at República with DJ Sheppa

República is pleased to offer eats, drinks, music, and a traditional Spanish toast to close out 2015. The latest Bread & Butter Concepts restaurant will host a New Year’s Eve Celebration on December 31, 2015 starting at 5pm. Festivities will include a 3- or 4-course early dinner seating, 4-course late dinner seating, and a dance party and celebration with one of Kansas City’s best DJs Sheppa.

The early dinner seating will take place between 5pm-7:30pm and offer a 3-course menu for $45 per person or a 4-course menu for $55 per person. 

Holiday Toy Drive for a Holiday Joy Ride

Holiday Toy Drive for a Holiday Joy Ride

Help us spread some holiday cheer to those less fortunate kiddos in the area this season with BRGR Kitchen's Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive!

Our Butter Halves | Rick Mullins

Rick Mullins, Sous Chef at República, is always finding inspiration in the kitchen, whether it's with a unique flavor profile he's stumbled on by mistake or an everyday ingredient. Rick was born in Hutchinson, KS, but has spent most of his life in the Kansas City area with over four of those years at Bread & Butter Concepts.

Out with the old, in with the new

Out with the old, in with the new

With Gram & Dun's recent introduction of their new seasonal dinner menu, it only makes sense that they craft new cocktails to match the transition into the fall/winter time.

Chef Talk | Thanksgiving Traditions

In the spirit of Thanksgiving this week, we caught up with the chefs of Bread & Butter Concepts to see the traditions that surround their own celebrations of giving thanks.

Our Butter Halves | Sean Paddock

Our Butter Halves | Sean Paddock

Everything is awesome, everything is cool when you have Sean Paddock a part of your team! Read on to learn more about this self-proclaimed "bar nerd".

Turkey To-Go

Turkey To-Go

However you get your meal on the table this year, the folks at Bread & Butter Concepts would like to wish you a very happy and relaxing Thanksgiving. Make sure you give yourself the time to put your feet up—you deserve it.

New Specials at República

New Specials at República

Fomo is real. Don't miss out on these opportunities to join us at our newest concept, República, for these new specials throughout the week.

Our Butter Halves | Brittney Anderson

Our Butter Halves | Brittney Anderson

It's not everyday you run into person which such energy as Brittney exudes. As one of the first employees at BRGR Kitchen in Prairie Village, you'll always see Brittney sporting her infectious smile and, with the exception of the photo above, braided pigtails. Read on to learn a little more about Brittney!

Our Butter Halves | Josh Tajchman

Our Butter Halves | Josh Tajchman

Urban Table welcomes a new face to its culinary team, Executive Chef Josh Tajchman. Originally from Marion, KS, Josh returns to his Kansas roots from the highly-regarded Mastro’s Steakhouse in Palm Desert, CA where he excelled as Executive Chef for the past three years. His biggest inspiration in the kitchen is creating something that people love and will return for, and ultimately building guests for life. Read on to learn more about Josh!

Our Butter Halves | Shauna Holman

Our Butter Halves | Shauna Holman

When Shauna's not serving or bartending at Urban Table, her typical day off includes ready 5 books at once with her son, or heading over to Mud Pie on 39th St. for a cup of coffee. Read on to learn more about Shauna!