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Bread & Butter Concepts Receives Community Award

Prairie Viilage honored restauranteur Alan Gaylin at their annual VillageFest.

Alan Gaylin, owner and CEO of Bread & Butter Concepts restaurant group, was honored yesterday at Prairie Village “VillageFest,” with the Community Spirit Award in the Business Community Service category.

VillageFest Community Spirit Awards have been presented to citizens, business leaders, businesses, students, and organizations that help to improve the high quality of life experienced in Prairie Village since 2003. Gaylin’s contributions include sponsorship of city events, charitable donations to local schools and groups, and creating locally owned businesses that support the City of Prairie Village economically.

Gaylin was surprised and honored to receive the award. He said, “I really enjoy working with the City of Prairie Village. Urban Table and BRGR Kitchen + Bar-Prairie Village, are supported by the residents of this city, and it’s a privilege to be able to give back to the community whenever possible.”

In addition to the restaurants mentioned, Gaylin owns Gram & Dun, in Kansas City’s Country Club Plaza, the Taco Republic Truck, based in Kansas City, KS, and is opening two new restaurants this summer: BRGR Kitchen & Bar in downtown KC’s Power & Light District, opening next week at 14th and Main; and Taco Republic, located at Mission & County Line Roads, and slated to open in late August.