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Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association assists local culinary program
9 Feb
2017
Written by MRA

Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association assists local culinary program »

The Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association (GKCRA), in conjunction with the Kansas City Kitchen Cabinet, presented the DeLaSalle Education Center with new culinary equipment to support its ProStart® program on February 7. The equipment, valued at $2,200, was made possible through a grant from the GKCRA to support the next generation of culinary leaders.

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GKCRA offers specially-priced ServSafe Manager classes on October 20.
1 Sep
2016
Written by MRA

GKCRA offers specially-priced ServSafe Manager classes on October 20. »

Commenting on the addition of the Spanish class this year, GKCRA President James Eddy of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen stated, “The Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association is committed to enabling the success and inclusion of all who seek opportunity within our industry.

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GKCRA to present DOL overtime seminar
1 Sep
2016
Written by MRA

GKCRA to present DOL overtime seminar »

Kansas City area restaurants, hotels, and other businesses can learn the details of upcoming changes to federal overtime law recently released by the U.S. Department of Labor at an upcoming seminar to be presented by the Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association.

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Passing of Manny Lopez
5 May
2016
Written by MRA

Passing of Manny Lopez »

The Kansas City restaurant, business, and civic community recently lost an iconic figure and friend. Restaurateur Manny Lopez passed away Friday, April 29 at his home, surrounded by his family.

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2016 GKCRA SCHOLARSHIPS
23 Feb
2016
Written by MRA

2016 GKCRA SCHOLARSHIPS »

GKCRA is dedicated to the future of culinary excellence. One of our primary goals is to help guide and support the next generation of restaurateurs on their learning journey. Here is a list of scholarship opportunities to help young people to pursue their dreams.

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GKCRA 100th Anniversary Gala Sponsor Recognition
2 Feb
2016
Written by MRA

GKCRA 100th Anniversary Gala Sponsor Recognition »

BIG Thank you to our dedicated sponsors! The who's-who list of the hospitality industry's leaders.

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Kansas City hosts Centennial Celebration for The Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association and dual Inaugural event Jan. 30
12 Jan
2016
Written by MRA

Kansas City hosts Centennial Celebration for The Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association and dual Inaugural event Jan. 30 »

CEO of the National Restaurant Association providing industry keynote commemorating Kansas City as birthplace of national organization; bi-state restaurant leadership present Read more…

You’re invited to an event a century in the making!
22 Dec
2015
Written by MRA

You’re invited to an event a century in the making! »

Join us this year as we celebrate a Century of foodservice as we inaugurate the incoming MRA/GKCRA incoming leaders of 2016 in the birthplace of Restaurant Associations.

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GKCRA Centennial Anniversary
17 Dec
2015
Written by MRA

GKCRA Centennial Anniversary »

The Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association (GKCRA) was established in 1916, when three visionary restaurateurs, Myron Green, George Fowler, and Guy Taylor began meeting in the basement of Myron Green’s Cafeteria in Kansas City, MO.

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Ronald L. Barkley Scholarship to be awarded
1 Dec
2015
Written by MRA

Ronald L. Barkley Scholarship to be awarded »

The first Ronald L. Barkley scholarship will be presented at the Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association/Missouri Restaurant Association Inaugural Ball and 100 - year Anniversary Gala. The event will be held at the Sheraton Crown Center Kansas City on January 30, 2016. The scholarship will provide assistance of $1,000 per semester for as long as the recipient continues to meet the scholarship criteria.

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