Once Rockhurst students have found their homecoming date, the planning for the dance begins. Where are we going to eat? Where do we buy corsages? How are we going to get there? The answer to these questions are all answered below. Here are some of the best places Rockhurst students should go for dining, corsages, and transportation.
Kyoto Sushi and Steak
Address: 6792 West 135th St., Overland Park, KS 66213.
Kyoto offers Japanese food cooked over an open grill by Japanese cooks. The cooks entertain customers with amazing tricks and funny jokes. Kyoto is a perfect way to avoid awkward homecoming dinners and the typical dull dinner moments.
Phone: (913) 661-9207
Location: Leawood: 5005 West 117th St. Leawood, KS (913)-661-927
Zona Rosa: 7301 NW 87th St. Kansas City, MO (816)-741-4114
Bravo offers a variety of Italian foods such as pasta and pizza. In addition, Bravo offers choices such as steaks and seafood. A private dining room and large tables are available for groups who make reservations.
Brio Italian Tuscan Grille
Address: 502 Nichols Dr. Kansas City, MO
Brio serves groups of 10-200 people, and groups under 14 people can order off of the menu. The Italian restaurant offers cuisine options similar to those of Bravo, but is surrounded by the atmosphere of the Country Club Plaza, which would make for a fun dinner.
Fogo de Chao
Address: 222 W. 47th St. Kansas City, MO 64112
Fogo de Chao offers a very unique experience where different meats are constantly cooked and presented. However, this restaurant will make for a very expensive night. Dinner is a flat price $48.50 plus tip and the salad bar without dinner is $24.50.
The Fiddly Fig: (816)-363-4313
Address: 22 West 63rd Street Kansas City, MO
Prices: $25-40. A one week notice is preferred but two days notice is possible. Let them know what color the dress is and Fiddly Fig offers great autumn colors.
Hours: 9 a.m.-5:30p.m. on Saturday Oct. 3
Sidelines Custom Floral Designs Inc
Address: 511 East 135th St. Kansas City, MO 64145. Located next to Jess and Jim’s Steak House in Martin City.
Hours: Open Saturday Oct. 3 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m for pickup on homecoming dance. A one week notice is encouraged.
Prices: Wrist corsages start at $30 and increase based on the bracelet and type of flowers one selects.
Address: 410 Armour Rd. Kansas City, MO 64116
Hours: Open Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5:30p.m. Saturday 9a.m.-3p.m.
Corsages are delivered to your home for a $10 extra fee. Most orders can be delivered by a specific date.
Tonic Party Bus
The bus is $425 to take your homecoming group to the dance, pick you up after the dance is over, and take the group to a specific location.
Party Express Bus
The Eclipse bus holds up to 30 passengers for three hours at $480 and for two hours at $350. It makes for a fun experience with loud music and room to dance.
A 10 passenger limousine costs $260 for two hours. For three hours, the limousine would cost $315. A 20 passenger limousine costs $400 for two hours and $515 for three hours.
With these in mind, the most cost-effective option is always just driving your date to the dance.