February at Jax Fish House: Authentic Mardi Gras celebration, Valentine’s Day specials

Jax celebrates Mardi Gras with NOLA-inspired dishes, Valentine’s Day with special dishes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Feb. 3, 2016) – Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar is celebrating Mardi Gras New Orleans-style with New Orleans-inspired dishes Feb. 9, 2016. The following weekend, Jax will offer Valentine’s Day specials Feb. 12-14 created by Chef de Cuisine Theresia Ota and desserts by Pastry Chef Kelly Conwell. Ota complements the already New Orleans-inspired cuisine on Jax’s regular menu with an appetizer and entrée special for Mardi Gras.

In addition to the regular menu, the Mardi Gras menu specials will be served starting at 4 p.m. on Feb. 9 and Valentine’s Day specials will be served Feb. 12-14. Happy hour will also start early at 2:30 p.m. on Valentine’s Day and 4 p.m. on all other days.

Mardi Gras Specials

Crab-stuffed Hushpuppies- $10

Pepper relish

Crispy Catfish and Red Bean Cassoulet- $29

Abita battered catfish, bacon braised collards, confit’d duck leg and red bean cassoulet, andouille relish

Banana’s Foster Upside Down King Cake- $10

Plantation Rum Caramel

Valentine’s Day Specials

Kumamoto, Caviar, Champagne- $12 

Kauai Shrimp - $25

Vanilla, citrus (grapefruit, meyer lemon, blood orange, orange), avocado, fennel, basil, rice paper

Surf And Turf- $42

Creek Stone Farms filet, lobster tail, seared greens, hashbrown, truffled hollandaise, charred scallion paint 

Red Velvet Opera Cake-$12

White chocolate butter cream, cream cheese mousse, cocoa nibs

Raw Bar Specials

Crab Trio- $62

¼ lb. king, ½ lb. snow, three stone crab claws

Platter for Two- $125

Half lobster, ¼ lb. king crab, ½ lb. snow crab, ½ oz. hackleback caviar, 6 east coast oysters, ¼ pound peel and eat shrimp

During Mardi Gras and Valentine’s Day, Jax will also be in the midst of its Oyster Month. The week of February 9, Chef de Cuisine Theresia Ota will offer a Fried Oyster Biscuit and Gravy as her weekly oyster month special. Ten cents of every Emersum oyster shucked during the month of February will be donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). 

About Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar
A Big Red F Restaurant Group restaurant, Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar brings the coasts to the coastless, serving up the finest and freshest the ocean has to offer. Sourcing dock-to-door, Executive Chef Sheila Lucero has built long-standing relationships with coastal fisherman to ship the highest quality seafood available daily, incorporating fresh ingredients into an innovative sea-to-table menu. Consistently voted to the “Best of” awards, Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar has five locations in Boulder, Denver, Fort Collins, Glendale, and Kansas City, each boasting unique menus. For more information, please visit