PREROGATIvE Kitchen - Cook to Give

Our Story:
Whew, we have given it a few good goes in some amazing locations!   From The Local Yokel, to Montana Jack's, to the amazing Ox Pasture (where we were voted #1 in the state on Open Table).  
We are now happy to announce our opening of our new, owner operated PREROGATIvE Kitchen.  One little catch, we need your help...

Partners Gena Burghoff, Chris Lockhart, and Danny Mowatt purchased the 'City Bakery' building located at 104 South Broadway in Red Lodge, Montana .  It's amazing, we love it, and we plan on bringing it back to life.  Although the smell of frosting and doughnuts may never leave, we hope to add to it's history with amazing community events, an affordable place for friends and family to meet, and most of all, to offer you some of the best food in the state of Montana.
We scraped together every last dime to buy the building, and now to keep the great food rolling in Red Lodge, we ask modestly for some assistance.  All funds will go towards refinishing the old City Bakery building.  It is in need of some pretty major updating, and of course, you never really know how much it needs until you start tearing down walls (new water line, bathroom, windows, oh my!). We will be keeping many historical aspects, and have even found some bonus treats behind the layers!  

With the communities help, we would like to donate back every month, with FIRST WEDNESDAY Non-Profits.  Every first Wednesday of the month, we will close the restaurant and open our doors to a non-profit group free of charge.  We will help organize the event, set up, clean up and send you on your way with a check to your cause.  We were able to raise over $25,000.00 last year doing non-profit November, and we know we can triple those numbers doing year round events.  

We can not tell you how grateful we are to have a community, friends, and family that are willing to help us reach our goal.  With your donations, we will be able to purchase cooking equipment, coolers, tables and chairs.  As well help set up our retail/merchandising area full of canned goods, local pottery, hats and sweatshirts, and fun gifts.

Let's fill this space with love and a sense of community.  Thank you so much for your donation.

What will YOU receive for your donation?

Under $25 continuous public high fives for one year!   It's the small donations that all add up...  We can't high five you enough for your support! 

$25 -$74 Wow! You're awesome! We would love to offer you a glass of wine or beer and a $5 gift card towards something fun from our retail section! Come sip and shop!

$75-$200 Ridiculous! So generous of you! You get a hug,  a high five, and a $20 gift certificate towards anything in our restaurant.. 

$201-$400! Amazing! You must love us! You get a $50 gift card for future visits! Thank you so much for your help! You're seriously so generous! 

$401-$1000 Holy smokes, what did we do to deserve this? You're our new best friend. Here is a $100 gift certificate for future visits. You can use it towards food or merchandise!

$1001-$5000! What do you want, we will give you anything!? You just bought the place! Just kidding, but seriously, we can't thank you enough. Please accept a gift certificate for a private four course wine dinner for 6 people, and unlimited high fives for life. 

$5,001 and up. Let's talk. You're obviously some sort of angel. You may have just bought a couple catered Christmas parties and so many high fives your hands will blister.

See more updates on the building and start in touch for special events through our Facebook page!

  • Rand Herzberg 
    • $500 
    • 42 mos
  • Therese Picasso-Edwards Mark Edwards 
    • $300 
    • 42 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $250 
    • 43 mos
  • Jeff/Red Lodge Mountain Schmidt 
    • $500 
    • 44 mos
  • Stewart Wagner  
    • $300 
    • 44 mos
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Gena Gale Burghoff 
Red Lodge, MT
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