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

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

Chicago, IL, US

Join Our Leadership Team at Studio Paris as an Assistant General Manager Be an integral part of Chicago's River North nightlife and bar scene! We're looking for an energetic and forward-thinking Assistant General Manager at Studio Paris. Ideally this person will have a large network of connections in Chicago and potentially other major US cities. Bring your experience to this unique opportunity! I

Chicago, IL, US

Seeking an Assistant General Manager to join our Leadership Team! SUSHI-SAN IS HIRING Looking to build onto your restaurant career with a fun, energetic & growing team? Then this may be the job for you – Sushi-san is hiring an ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER to their team! If you’ve got fast-paced restaurant experience and are looking to utilize your strong leadership skills… this could be a great match

Chicago, IL, US

SHAW'S CRAB HOUSE in CHICAGO NOW SEEKING A KITCHEN MANAGER TO JOIN OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM Are you ready to work in a systems-driven environment? If you love high-volume service and high standards, then consider joining the Shaw's Crab House team in Chicago! You’ll get to work with two Lettuce Entertain You menus: the Shaw’s Crab House upscale dining menu and the casual Oyster Bar menu. If you’re look