Jerrod Melman is a managing partner at Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, working with various restaurants, bars and nightclubs in Chicago and Los Angeles. In 2008, Jerrod along with his partners opened HUB 51 and lower-level club SUB 51. Since then, he has opened more than a dozen LEYE restaurants including RPM Italian, RPM Steak, Bub City, Three Dots and A Dash, and more.
Since graduating from DePaul University with a bachelor’s degree in communications, Jerrod has worked with other renowned hospitality groups BR Guest Hospitality and Union Square Hospitality Group as well as In-N-Out Burger in Arizona.
This year, Jerrod and his partners will introduce several new projects starting in February 2016 with Bub City and Joe’s Live, a music venue and restaurant in Rosemont, IL, followed by il Porcellino, an Italian trattoria opening in March 2016, as well as bringing RPM Italian to Washington D.C. this spring.