Q39 Remembers Late Founder and Owner Rob Magee with a special Reuben Sandwich

Rob Magee

Kansas City lost one of the greats when Rob Magee, the founder and owner of Q39, died from colon cancer on December 4, 2021.

During the month of March, Q39 is honoring Magee’s life and legacy by bringing back one of the chef’s favorites—the Smoked Beef Brisket Reuben sandwich.

Not only is the sandwich a special tribute to Magee, but proceeds from the sales will go to the Rob Magee Memorial Fund for Cancer Research at the University of Kansas Cancer Center. 

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and in 2022, an estimated 151,030 people will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer. For each Reuben ordered, Q39 will donate $1 to the memorial fund to raise awareness and support those impacted by this disease. 

In addition to the sandwich, Q39 will host two events during the month. On March 4, restaurant staff will wear blue for Blue Day in honor of the chef and Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. On March 27, there will be a celebration of life at Q39 South for Rob Magee that will include a barbecue feast, drinks, and entertainment. The event will also raise funds for colorectal cancer awareness.

Contribute directly to the Rob Magee Memorial Fund for Cancer Research here.