Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises (LEYE) Company Overview

Chicago, Illinois, US
Company Size
5,000 to 9,999 employees
Restaurant/Food Services

Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Inc. (LEYE) is a premier full-service restaurant company based in Chicago, Illinois. Since its creation in 1971, LEYE has been considered one of the most innovative restaurant companies in the United States. Restaurateur Richard Melman, LEYE’s founder, has been among the industry leaders in developing cutting edge concepts and culinary icons.

LEYE’s renowned concepts vary in cuisine and ambience, ranging from revolutionary quick service Asian to elegant five-star fine dining. Here are just a few of these highly acclaimed concepts: Wildfire, Shaw’s Crab House, Mon Ami Gabi, Big Bowl, Scoozi, foodlife, TRU, Café Ba-Ba-Reeba, Nacional 27, Everest, Ben Pao, Brasserie Jo and Eiffel Tower. Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises currently owns and operates more than 60 restaurants throughout the United States in Chicago, IL; Twin Cities, MN; Scottsdale, AZ; Las Vegas, NV; Atlanta, GA; and the Washington DC metro area.

We are a culinary-driven company that believes passionately in training and developing its people. We cultivate a company culture that rewards entrepreneurial spirit as well as creativity, drive and passion for our industry. At Lettuce, we embrace change, both professional and personal.

In fact, Richard Melman attributes LEYE’s success to the people who have become the pivotal foundation of the company. "The key to our success is simple: it is our ability to hire the right people, train and develop them properly, and then keep them happy. How we accomplish this is what I believe sets us apart – we recognize that growth and development is a process that never ends, that relationships need constant nurturing, and that improvement is always possible."

As we look toward the future, we continue to build on our successful history and carry on our firm commitment to developing great leaders and restaurant operators: high-energy, dedicated individuals who will grow with us and share our progressive vision.

For more information regarding Lettuce Entertain You, please visit our website at www.leye.com.

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Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises (LEYE) Jobs

Chicago, IL, US

ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER Join Our Leadership Team At RPM Italian in Chicago If you are a seasoned Assistant General Manager with a confident, polished floor presence and experience in the luxury dining segment, then consider this opportunity! Located in Chicago’s trendy River North neighborhood, the original RPM Italian offers contemporary fine dining with a sophisticated, urban feel. If this sou

Chicago, IL, US

SEEKING AN EXECUTIVE CHEF BEATRIX - STREETERVILLE JOIN OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM! Beatrix in Streeterville is seeking an EXECUTIVE CHEF to lead their kitchen team. We’re looking for a culinary professional with Executive Chef experience in a high-volume environment who can skillfully lead a large team in an open kitchen. If you enjoy getting in the mix with your team – and you’re an excellent communicat

Chicago, IL, US

Seeking a SOUS CHEF for our CULINARY team! Beatrix Fulton Market Lettuce Entertain You® Restaurants is seeking a SOUS CHEF for the third location of Beatrix in Fulton Market! Beatrix is a culinary-focused, chef-driven restaurant with a relaxed yet energetic ambience. We’re looking for a Sous Chef with a passion for food that matches our own. At Beatrix, we feature local, seasonal ingredients and f

Chicago, IL, US

Seeking an Assistant General Manager for our Leadership Team! Do you love a dynamic, energetic work environment where every day is different? Consider this ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER opening at Nacional 27 & Tallboy Taco in Chicago’s River North! This unique management opportunity offers experience in three distinct styles. Nacional 27 has an upscale/polished dining setting with a modern menu highl

Chicago, IL, US

Join Our Leadership Team Seeking An Executive Chef! We are adding to our team! Lettuce Entertain You is excited to expand our culinary team with this Executive Chef position. We’re looking for someone with banquet experience who is excited to collaborate with an experienced Executive Chef. If this is a match for your skills and you’re eager to take the next step in your culinary career, please app