PAST FLAVOR! EVENTS
Good Samaritan Project is grateful to the following hosts for underwriting their FLAVOR!-ful events this year. Their generosity allowed 100% of the ticket sales to go where it’s needed most.
September 8, 2018: WHEN IN ROME…BRUNCH!, hosted by Kristopher Dabner and Laura Norris – SOLD OUT
Enjoy a drop of la dolce vita and join hosts Kristopher Dabner and Laura Norris for an Italian-style brunch al fresco. Catered by Cucina della Ragazza and featuring seasonally-infused liquors and champagne cocktails, it’s sure to evoke a sunny Mediterranean September and be a beautiful way to start your Saturday.
September 16, 2018: COFFEE AT CAMELOT, hosted by Laura Welch and Leslie Stulken
Welcome to Castle Camelot, on Weatherby Lake, one of Kansas City’s most famous homes! Your hosts, Laura Welch and Leslie Stulken, invite you to join them for a lakeside garden brunch overlooking Wetherby Lake. Featuring the best brunch has to offer – eggs, streusel, mimosas and more! – this is sure to be a mouthwatering meal at a memorable manor.
September 22, 2018: PARTAKE, PARTY, PLAZA, hosted by Lauren and Todd Mackin
Your hosts, Lauren and Todd Mackin, invite you to join them at their Westwood Park home and garden for a Plaza Art Fair pre-party. Gather with friends for a drink, social hour and light appetizers – and plentiful parking – before walking down to join all the excitement and energy of the Plaza Art Fair!
September 23, 2018: A MID-CENTURY MODERN PROGRESSIVE DINNER, hosted by John Escalada and Don Schreiner – SOLD OUT / WAITING LIST
Step back to 1957 for an Atomic Ranch experience in multiple homes built by Don Drummond at 98th Place. John Escalada and Don Schreiner invite you to their Mid-Century Modern neighborhood culminating in their home designed by Jones and Emmons of Los Angeles, with a pool addition designed by Robert McLaughlin, and a backyard landscape designed by Kristopher Dabner (President and Creative Director of The Greensman and FLAVOR! 2018 Co-Chair). This moving feast will feature signature cocktails, heavy hor d’oevres, salads, a main course and desserts in some of our region’s most unique hidden gems. For more information visit www.kcmodern.com
September 25, 2018: POP-UP CABARET FOR A CAUSE, hosted by Larry Wheeler, Heather Cole & Alan Stribling, Andrea Bengamina, Neil Trickey, Laura Laiben
Join us at KC’s “best kept secret” dive bar – The Piano Room – for an evening of “singin’ & slingin’” with KC’s most talented singing bartender, Heather Cole, along with the amazing Alan Stribling on the ivories. The iconic and legendary bar will be dressed to the nines and poised to entertain an exclusive group of lucky guests who will be sipping on hi-balls and munching on cabaret cuisine as they witness some of the finest entertainment that many KC folks have never heard of. Expect surprises, sing-a-longs, and a fun-filled evening of exceptional entertainment, food and drink. Register early as seating is limited for this one night performance.
Larry Wheeler, Intercontinental Hotel
Heather Cole & Alan Stribling, The Piano Room
Laura Laiben, The Culinary Center of Kansas City
September 28, 2018: GHOULS, GOBLINS AND (BABA) GANOUSH, hosted by Charles Everson and Ryan Cox
Please join GSP Board Vice President, Charles Everson, board member Ryan Cox, and a ghost (allegedly), for a Mediterranean meal at St. Mary’s Episcopal. Catered by Jerusalem Café, this (completely secular) dinner features a tour of the haunted history of the St. Mary’s building – not only featuring its impressive architecture, but also priests passing in the rectory, ghosts, and ghouls! In other words: Come for the gargoyles, stay for the ganoush.
September 30, 2018: A TOMATO TASTING, hosted by Suzanne Frisse – SOLD OUT
Suzanne Frisse invites you to Meadow Acres for a heirloom tomato dinner and garden tour. With 400 tomato plants in the gardens – types from A to Z… or Alicantes to White Queens, if you prefer – there’s sure to be a tomato or two to tickle your taste buds. The menu features homemade focaccia and mozzarella, tomato bisque soup, tomato salad, choice of pork tenderloin or salmon, and dessert.
September 30, 2018: FIESTA DE PIÑATA, hosted by Paul Monteil, Chris Hernandez, Josh Dampf and Jordan Borrell
Back by popular demand – the smashingly-fun Piñata Party! Please join hosts Chris Hernandez, Paul Monteil, Josh Dampf and Jordan Borrell for a fiesta featuring piñata-whacking, a margarita machine, the Quesadilla Queen and the best tres leches cake in Kansas City. This event sold out last year, so buy your tickets now for un grande Sunday Funday!
October 2, 2018: ITALIAN GARDENS, hosted by Cody Hogan and Peter Crump
Hosts Cody Hogan and Peter Crump invite you to join them in their garden for an Italian-inspired evening of local delights. Using local, in-season ingredients and featuring the traditional courses of antipasti, pasta, secondi and dolci and wines from the vineyards of Lidia Bastianich. This dinner is sure to evoke the finest flavors of the Italian peninsula.
October 3, 2018: WAREHOUSE WONDERLADS, hosted by Jonathan Gregory and Eric Thomas – SOLD OUT
Welcome to the West Bottoms! Your hosts, FLAVOR! co-chair Jonathan Gregory and Eric Thomas, invite you to R24 studios for dinner. Featuring catering from Cucina della Ragazza and drinks from Cooper’s Hawk and Tito’s Handmade Vodka, this is sure to be a meal to remember. Cody Brown, founder of R24, will be on hand to discuss his process.
More on artist Cody Brown: www.r24studios.com