Dreams became reality when chefs Colby and Megan Garrelts opened bluestem in March of 2004. With Chef Colby’s Progressive American Cuisine and Chef Megan’s new varieties of American desserts, bluestem is dedicated to providing not only a meal, but a truly memorable experience. The restaurant’s unadorned elegance, staff dedication and attention to detail allow you to simply settle in and enjoy your stay.
bluestem has received local and national accolades including being named as a 2015, 2016,...
- Semifinalist Outstanding ChefJames Beard Foundation, 2019
- Outstanding Pastry Chef SemifinalistJames Beard Foundation, 2019
- Outstanding Restaurant SemifinalistJames Beard Foundation, 2018
- Best Chef MidwestJames Beard Foundation, 2013
- 4 DiamondsAAA, 2018
- Best New ChefFood & Wine Magazine, 2005
Now booking through Wednesday, December 30, 2020.
Dining Room Reservation
Our dining room features a choice of three, five, seven or ten-course tasting menus with optional wine pairings.
Three-course: $85/person with optional wine pairing for $55/person
- Reservation for parties of 1-6
- $25 deposit per person
4-Course Pastry Bar Tasting
Join us at our communal pastry counter and enjoy a 4-course pastry tasting menu with Petit Fours. Price is $45/person with optional wine pairing for $40/person.
- Reservation for parties of 1-4
Mother's Day Tea
Join us for our Mother's Day Tea featuring handmade savory and sweet selections paired with our loose leaf tea collection.
*Due to the specialty menu dietary restrictions and substitutions cannot...
- Prepaid reservation for parties of 1-6
- $17–$40 per person
Mardi Gras Dinner
We are bringing Mardi Gras to Kansas City! Join us for this French inspired dinner with amazing pairings and feast with us celebrating Mardi Gras.
crab cake, scallop mousse...
- Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020
- 6:00 PM
- $75 per ticket
Women's Wine Maker Dinner
Please join us as we celebrate National Women’s Week with our annual Women’s Winemaker Dinner in our dining room! We welcome Dana Atwell of Vinoteca as she walks us through our 5 course tasting...
- Thursday, Mar 5, 2020
- 6:00 PM
- $100 per ticket
Hours and location
If you are interested in learning more about our offerings, please fill out the request form and we will contact you to discuss details.