Mo’ Bettahs Shares Even More Aloha with New Lee’s Summit Restaurant

Mo' Bettahs Shares Even More Aloha with New Lee's Summit Restaurant

Popular Hawaiian-style concept now hiring, set to open fifth Kansas City area location this April

Mo' Bettahs Shares Even More Aloha with New Lee's Summit RestaurantKansas City, MO  (  Thousands of miles from the islands won’t stop Kansas City from experiencing even more local Hawaiian cuisine as Mo’ Bettahs Hawaiian Style Food opens its doors in Lee’s Summit this April.

Located at 530 NW Chipman Rd. next to the Summit Fair shopping mall, the popular Hawaiian-style concept will share its authentic Hawaiian barbeque and ‘ohana (family) spirit with even more of America’s Heartland. This new location marks the rapidly growing brand’s fifth location in the area and the 42nd location systemwide.

“Our goal at Mo’ Bettahs is to recreate the feeling of family gatherings on the islands,” said CEO Rob Ertmann. “The Kansas City locals have embraced that feeling so much that we’re honored to share our love of great taste at our brand-new Lee’s Summit restaurant.”

Mo' Bettahs Shares Even More Aloha with New Lee's Summit Restaurant

Mo' Bettahs Shares Even More Aloha with New Lee's Summit Restaurant

In preparation for the opening, Mo’ Bettahs Lee’s Summit is looking to hire 30 local team members for positions across the board, including shift lead, grill cook and prep cook. Interested candidates can apply online at anytime or in-person with the General Manager by booking an interview appointment or attending the hiring event all day on Tuesday, March 28th.

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, k?lua 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

Mo' Bettahs Shares Even More Aloha with New Lee's Summit Restaurant
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 O‘ahu, Hawai‘i. Mo’ Bettahs serves the plate lunch with an authentic Hawaiian experience, with items like freshly grilled teriyaki chicken and steak,  k?lua pig, deep-fried katsu chicken, homemade macaroni salad and steamed rice. Since partnering with Savory 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 Fund is an innovative private equity firm that combines over $700 million in assets under management with a growth playbook and expertise that has been developed over 15 years of operating in the restaurant industry. Savory partners with high-potential, profitable, emerging restaurant brands, to deliver financial capital, industry expertise, growth and 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. The Savory Fund has invested in 10 brands: Swig, R&R BBQ, Pincho, Via 313 Pizzeria, The Crack Shack, Mo’ Bettahs Hawaiian Style Food, 86 Repairs, Saigon Hustle, Hash Kitchen, and The Sicilian Butcher. For more information, visit

Amy Utley