((09/05/13 Weather Kansas City 86 degrees and sunny)
It’s a busy late summer’s afternoon in Kansas City and all across the metro area people are navigating the urban terrain on their way to lunch. There are people desperately trying to find a parking space, there are people trying to find somewhere to sit and there are people waiting in long lines. All of these people are currently stressing out during the one part of the day where you are supposed to just relax and enjoy the break from your work day.
For those people fortunate enough to be dining in the Rozelle Court Restaurant, lunch is a serene break from the hustle and bustle on the streets just outside of Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, where the stunning space is located inside of. Whether you work downtown, in Mid Town or you are coming from Prairie Village, the Rozelle Court Restaurant is always worth the visit if you are in the mood for some fine dining in Kansas City. The restaurant has ample seating, a secure covered garage and there are no lines. The Rozelle offers sit down dining or for those with shorter time constraints, an a la carte self serve option. Chef Jonathan Pye’s has created a dynamic menu that reflects the atmosphere of sun the sun bathed marble and polished stone interior. This is truly a great space to entertain clients, grab a bite with colleagues or to get some time to yourself.
The Rozelle Court Restaurant is also open evenings, weekends and Sunday for brunch. Friday nights the independent restaurant hosts an evening of live music. Besides being an escape from the normal grind of an a workday lunch hour, the Rozelle is also an ideal place to take your loved one for a memorable evening that is set in on of the city’s most romantic settings. Have a glass of wine over seasonal locally sourced dishes, while you converse over the babbling splashes of the courtyard’s centerpiece marble fountain. The added benefit of booking a dinner date at the Rozelle? It also happens to be located inside of one of the country’s most impressive art museums. Between the Rozelle and the art, your senses are sure to get a work out. Take a break from the lunchtime rut or make a memorable night out of it but be sure to go the Rozelle Court Restaurant and treat yourself because this Kansas City restaurant is not to be missed.
Be sure to check out the Nelson-Atkins’ current exhibition “About Face: Contemporary Portraiture” running from August 9, 2013–January 19, 2014.