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File #: 210703    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/16/2021 In control: Council
On agenda: 8/19/2021 Final action: 8/18/2021
Title: Recognizing Larry Kime for strengthening a community through culinary delights and a spirit of generous giving in Kansas City.
Sponsors: Melissa Robinson, Kevin McManus, Lee Barnes Jr., Teresa Loar, Dan Fowler, Quinton Lucas, Heather Hall, Ryana Parks-Shaw, Eric Bunch, Andrea Bough, Kevin O'Neill
Attachments: 1. Authenticated Ordinance 210703

RESOLUTION NO. 210703

 

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Recognizing Larry Kime for strengthening a community through culinary delights and a spirit of generous giving in Kansas City. 

 

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WHEREAS, in April 2021, Larry Kime opened Cliff’s Tap House, located at 3044 Gillham Road, Kansas City Missouri, focusing on local beer and a fresh food menu featuring regional ingredients and products; and

 

WHERAS, Cliff’s Tap House, named after Larry’s late grandfather Cliff Forsland, offers a brewhouse-style menu that features items like waffle-cut gorgonzola potatoes with bacon, half-pound burgers made with local beef, a salmon BLT with Cajun mayo on toasted brioche, or spaghettini with a roasted beet sauce, goat cheese, walnuts, and basil, among other items; and

 

WHEREAS, the Mission of Cliff’s Tap House  is to create a purpose driven restaurant that aims to connect with the neighborhood and community through exemplary food, beverage and service; and

 

 WHEREAS, every Thursday Larry Kime donates 20% of all Cliff’s Tap House sales to support local charities; and

 

WHEREAS, Don Bosco Center, Reconciliation Services, Literacy KC, De La Salle Education Center, Ronald McDonald House, and Jackson County CASA, have been recipients of Larry Kime’s generosity; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize the compassion and generosity of Larry Kime and the Cliff’s Tap House team; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Larry Kime with the appreciation of the Mayor and Council for continuation of this successful enterprise.

 

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