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The iconic restaurant is set to make waves as Kansas City’s newest dining hotspot

KANSAS CITY, Mo (February 8, 2022) – Ocean Prime, an award-winning modern American restaurant and lounge, located on the third floor of the Plaza’s 46 Penn Centre, will open to guests today. Ocean Prime is the second of two concepts from the renowned Cameron Mitchell Restaurants to launch in Kansas City.  It is the 17th Ocean Prime location.

The nationally acclaimed Ocean Prime delivers an extraordinary dining experience with stunning settings, an impressive menu of seafood and prime cuts of steak, signature cocktails, a Wine Spectator-honored wine list and truly genuine hospitality.

With an expansive 8,500 square feet of space, including three private dining rooms and a peninsula bar, Kansas City’s Ocean Prime offers an extensive menu, including seafood, prime steaks, chops, chicken, and sushi.

Members of Ocean Prime management team commissioned local Kansas City artists to create one-of-a-kind works of art to complement the warm and modern décor.  The centerpiece sculpture, called ‘KC Realized’, is by Kansas City native, Jake Proffit. It offers a visual depiction of Kansas City’s geological evolution.

“We have felt the energy from the neighborhood with the opening of Prime Social and we are thrilled to give Kansas Citians another Cameron Mitchell dining experience with Ocean Prime Kansas City,” said Cameron Mitchell, Founder and CEO of Cameron Mitchell Restaurants. “Ocean Prime Kansas City will be an extraordinary dining experience while being unique to Kansas City.”

Under the direction of Executive Chef Leo Harvey, Jr., Ocean Prime’s from-scratch kitchen will provide both Kansas City locals and visitors alike with a premium dining experience that includes the highest quality ingredients, as well as simple, pure, local and regional flavors.  Previously, he was the Executive Chef at Ocean Prime Washington D.C. and. has been a part of the Cameron Mitchell Restaurants’ family since 2016.

“We’ve already felt welcomed by the Kansas City restaurant community,” said Ocean Prime Executive Chef Leo Harvey, Jr. “And, now we’re excited to welcome guests to Ocean Prime. It’s our goal to make all of our guests feel like a VIP no matter the occasion for their visit.”


About Ocean Prime

Ocean Prime is a modern American restaurant and lounge from the award-winning Cameron Mitchell Restaurants. The nationally acclaimed Ocean Prime delivers an extraordinary experience with stunning settings, an impressive menu of seafood and prime cuts of steak, signature cocktails, a Wine Spectator-honored wine list and truly genuine hospitality.

From the kitchen to the bar, there is an appreciation for ingredients that comes through in every dish and beverage. The menu is both classic and modern featuring lighter items like sushi and poke, to indulgent seafood presentations, juicy steaks, and decadent desserts.

The wine and spirit lists are extensive and are balanced by creative cocktails. Each location is unique and designed to fold into the energy of the city where itis located. With stunning spaces, luxe details and truly genuine hospitality, Ocean Prime is an ideal place to socialize, talk business, celebrate, and indulge.  Each restaurant also offers a private dining experience ideal for an elegant private dinner, hosting a small group business or social event or memorable celebration.

Guests can experience Ocean Prime in 17 locations around the country: Beverly Hills, Boston, Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Denver (Tech Center and Larimer Square), Detroit, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Naples, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Tampa and Washington, D.C.

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Katie Maloney

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