Welcome to Transparent Brewing Company and The Chive, Simply Good Cafe & Market



Farm-to-Table Food & Brewery in Grandview, MO

One Family. One Place. Two Businesses.

Chive – Order Online

Transparent – Order Online

Come celebrate with us today!

We’ve learned all the categories we won in the Pitch’s Best of KC 2023! Check out the results:


  • Best Bar Staff🍻
  • Best Bar to Meet People👫
  • Best Bartender – Conor👲
  • Best Beer Taps Selection🍻
  • Best Local Beer – Tippin’ Stout🍺
  • We were also runner-up in SEVEN other categories.

    Thanks for voting! We couldn’t have done it without our great customers!

Watch Our Video To Learn More!

Welcome to the Family

The Chive Cafe/Market and Transparent Brewing Company are partner businesses, led by mother and son owners Michelle and Nolan Brown.

They are a perfectly matched duo who combined their love of delicious farm-to-table food with excellent craft beer.  With a gorgeous, sustainably focused tap room, kitchen and brewery, you will want to stay awhile and then return soon for your next visit.

Transparent Brewing Company and The Chive Cafe & Market Services

We serve great beer and farm-to-table food on site as well as to-go!

  • Brews and serves craft beer on site and to-go

  • Cooking and related workshops
  • Exclusive Transparent Brewing Mug Club
  • Food orders for special occasions
  • Beer and Food Pairing Dinners
  • Space for business trainings
  • Cornhole leagues and tournaments

  • Creates and serves farm to table food on site and to-go

  • Brewery tours
  • Frequent Chiver Loyalty Program
  • Market shopping, bakery and special orders
  • Paella Parties-public or private
  • Birthday parties
  • Gift Certificates

  • Educational opportunities

  • Native landscape tours
  • Packaged beers for special occasions
  • The Chive Box Weekly Meal Subscription Service
  • Space rental
  • Pizza Parties
  • Community Collaborations

Why Transparent and The Chive?

Unique Offering
The superb combination of a craft brewery and a farm-to-table cafe in one location makes us outstanding.

Convenient Location
Our location on the NE corner of 150 Hwy and I-49 Hwy in Grandview makes us easy to get to and one of the few establishments of this caliber in Southern Jackson County.

Made From Scratch
The Chive, Simply Good Cafe/Market achieves 75-95 percent locally sourced all year round.  We pay 20 + local farmers and suppliers directly keeping dollars in our local economy.

Locally Owned
We are a locally owned and family run business.  The owners, mother/son, Michelle and Nolan, are Kansas City natives and are invested in the local beer and food scene and community.

Let us know how we can serve you. 

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