Mo’ Bettahs to Bring Even More Aloha Spirit to Kansas City

Mo' Bettahs to Bring Even More Aloha Spirit to Kansas City

Popular Hawaiian-style concept announces early summer opening for new Overland Park location

Mo' Bettahs to Bring Even More Aloha Spirit to Kansas CityOverland Park, KS  (  Home of fresh, authentic island flavors, Mo’ Bettahs Hawaiian Style Food is expanding its presence in the City of Fountains with a new store in Overland Park, slated to open in early summer.

Located at 12005 Metcalf Ave. in Overland Park, the popular Hawaiian-style concept’s sixth Kansas City location will soon share its authentic Hawaiian cuisine with even more of the area’s residents. The brand aims to convey the feeling of family gatherings on the islands within the community where guests can come together and just hang loose.

“We’re grateful for the warm welcome we’ve received in Kansas City and are excited to expand our Mo’ Bettahs family in Overland Park,” said CEO Rob Ertmann. “Our mission is to share the authentic taste of Hawaii with our guests and create a space where everyone can relax, connect, and make new memories with their loved ones.”

In preparation for the opening, Mo’ Bettahs is looking to hire 35 local team members who love working in a fun environment for front and back-of-house positions. Those that are interested can apply either online or in-store.

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, kalua 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 to Bring Even More Aloha Spirit to Kansas City

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 Oahu, Hawaii. Mo’ Bettahs serves the plate lunch with an authentic Hawaiian experience, with items like freshly grilled teriyaki chicken and steak, kalua pig, deep-fried katsu chicken, homemade macaroni salad and steamed rice. Since partnering with Savory Restaurant Fund, Mo’ Bettahs has grown to 42 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, a Mercato Partners Fund, is focused on delivering outsized returns through strategic investments in the food and beverage industry. Savory partners with high-potential, profitable, emerging restaurant brands, to deliver financial capital, industry expertise, 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. For more information, visit

Laron Roland

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