A day in the life of a Kansas City chef

The date had been circled on his calendar for some time: April 13. Bon Jovi. A sell-out crowd at the nearby Sprint Center is nothing Alft and his crews haven’t seen before. But Jon Bon Jovi, and the assumed age demographic he would bring to the district, would surely be a boon for business, particularly at Maker’s Mark Bourbon House & Lounge ...  Continue Reading

Making his mark

Mention the name “Maker’s Mark,” and any seasoned post-21-year-old will divert their thoughts to smooth, full-flavored Kentucky bourbon that’s a staple on the shelf of their favorite watering hole. That is, of course, unless you’ve sampled Chef Zac Alft’s wares at the distillery’s fine dining Bourbon House & Lounge, located in Kansas City’s ultra hip …   Continue Reading