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Mo' Bettahs Celebrates Opening of New Restaurant in Lee's Summit

Popular Hawaiian-style concept prepares for fifth Kansas City area location with grand opening April 7

Mo' Bettahs Celebrates Opening of New Restaurant in Lee's SummitLee’s Summit, MO  (  Surf’s up, Kansas City. The wave of Authentic Hawaiian Food and Experiences is swelling even larger with a new Mo’ Bettahs coming to Lee’s Summit on April 7.

Located at 520 NW Chipman Rd., the popular Hawaiian-style concept will not only serve up fresh dishes, but also bring fresh vibes with its state-of-the-art 2.0 Design, which includes updated signage and branding. New “backyard” shed roofing highlights the dining room along with mounted surfboards and artwork that perfectly depict the Hawaiian lifestyle and culture fans have come to love over the last 15 years.

Doors open on Friday, but the fun really gets started on Thursday, April 6 for Friends and Ohana Day with Mo’ Bettahs offering guests a FREE Mini Plate between 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. for lunch and 6-8 p.m. for dinner. If that’s not enough, stop by on April 10 for Buy One, Get One Monday with the purchase of any miniplate.

“The Kansas City community has shown over the years that it’s a big fan of our signature Oahu-born flavor,” said Mo’ Bettahs CEO Rob Ertmann. “With this new location coming to Lee’s Summit, now even more of the area can really learn what it means to become part of our ohana (family).”

The new Mo’ Bettahs in Lee’s Summit marks the rapidly growing brand’s fifth location in the Kansas City area and 42ndsystemwide. The stand-alone restaurant will serve guests from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Friday and feature a convenient drive-thru option for guests to order their Hawaiian-style plate lunches car-side.

Those interested in working in an environment that’s all about having fun while providing great guest service, apply here to join the Mo’ Bettah’s Lee Summit team.

Mo’ Bettahs immerses its guests in the island culture by serving authentic Hawaiian-style food, using only the finest ingredients. Enjoy Hawaiian staples like the renowned plate lunch that comes with a choice of meat – grilled teriyaki chicken or steak, kalua pig, pulehu chicken, katsu chicken or shrimp tempura – along with the brand’s one-of-a-kind macaroni salad and steamed rice.

To learn more about Mo’ Bettahs or to view the full menu, visit

About Mo’ Bettahs Hawaiian Style Food

Mo’ Bettahs was founded in Bountiful, Utah in 2008 by Kimo and Kalani Mack with a goal of providing guests with an authentic Hawaiian island barbeque experience, just like they enjoyed while growing up in Oahu, Hawaii. Mo’ Bettahs serves the plate lunch with an authentic Hawaiian experience, with items like freshly grilled teriyaki chicken and steak, kalua pig, deep-fried katsu chicken, homemade macaroni salad and steamed rice. Since partnering with Savory Restaurant Fund, Mo’ Bettahs has grown to 41 locations in Utah, Idaho, Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, and Kansas. Mo’ Bettahs has plans to spread the aloha spirit to more communities through continued expansion in the coming months and years. Mo’ Bettahs offers dine-in, takeout and catering. For more information, visit Mo’ Bettahs’ website or follow on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.

About Savory Fund

Savory, a Mercato Partners Fund, is focused on delivering outsized returns through strategic investments in the food and beverage industry. Savory partners with high-potential, profitable, emerging restaurant brands, to deliver financial capital, industry expertise, revenue opportunities, profitability enhancements and new location development. The Savory team contributes directly to all aspects of growth and replication by using a proven playbook and methodology. Founder involvement in the expansion of a brand is a central theme of the Savory approach as founders carry the tribal knowledge around the uniqueness that has energized early success and is essential to future growth. For more information, visit


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