Personalized French Cuisine

This, the pinnacle of Chef-Proprietor Jean Joho's restaurant collections, is recognized worldwide for its superb cuisine and unique wine collection. In this spectacular setting with the glittering city spread out 40 stories below, you will experience a caliber of personal service and a level of culinary excellence that define "world-class." Everest offers personal French cuisine, which truly redefines the term fine dining.

Drawing on an array of the finest foodstuffs from his native Alsace and around the world, much of it flown in especially for the restaurant, you are likely to marvel at creations you may never encounter again, but are certain to remember for a long time to come.

The world's toughest critics call Everest "spectacular in every way," the city's "most romantic restaurant," and the "best Chicago restaurant for business dining." Discover for yourself what Robert Parker calls "a brilliant meal from a great chef at the top of his game."

  • Five Diamond Ratings from AAA and The Mobile Diamond Award
  • Member Relais & Chateaux/Relais Gourmand, Le Grande Table du Monde, Traditions & Qualité
  • Food & Wine Magazine’s “Best place around the country to wow a client”
  • James Beard Foundation Who’s Who of Food and Beverage as well as Best Chef: Midwest
  • Bon Appétit’s “Best Chef of the Year”
  • New York Times and USA Today “The Country’s Best Selection of Alsace Wine”



  • Everest - Chicago, IL

    Everest - Chicago, IL
    440 South LaSalle Street
    Chicago, IL

    • Phone:
      (312) 663-8920
    • Fax:
    • Hours of Operation
      Tu-Th 5:30pm-9:00pm
      Fri 5:30pm-9:30pm
      Sat 5:00pm-10:00pm

      Complimentary valet parking is available in the Everest private underground parking garage. Please call for instructions on where to park.

      Available 7 days a week for private functions.

Events & Promotions

    Tuesday, December 13th to Saturday, December 24th

    Christmas in Alsace

    WHERE: Everest - Chicago, IL
    WHEN: Tuesday, December 13 through Saturday, December 24
    CONTACT: 312-663-8920

    Christmas is a magical time in Alsace that holds many memories for Chef/Proprietor J. Joho, who grew up celebrating with family and friends over the dishes specially prepared for the occasion. Join him from Tuesday, December 13 - Thursday, December 29, as he brings these traditional preparations to Everest, serving a multi-course menu of elegant holiday fare, including foie gras, pike and roasted goose. This special menu is $135 per person (not including tax and gratuity). Wine pairings are available for $98 per person more. To make your reservation, call 312-663-8920 or visit www.everestchicago.com


    First Course:Sautéed New York State Foie GrasHeritage Apple, Wild Huckleberry 

    Second Course:Matelote of Pike, RieslingPapa Jo Egg Noodles Roasted Goose BreastBraised Red Cabbage and ChestnutPoppyseed, Wassertriwella 

    Dessert:Gelée au Kirsch, Marc de Gewurtztraminer Galcée New Wave Spice Cake SouffléMarinated FruitsVieille Prune Ice Cream Barawecka Style

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    Friday, December 30th to Saturday, December 31st

    New Year’s Dinner

    WHERE: Everest - Chicago, IL
    WHEN: Friday, December 30 & Saturday, December 31
    CONTACT: 312-663-8920

    Celebrate the New Year with skyline views from the 40th floor of the Chicago Stock Exchange and Chef /Proprietor J. Joho's award-winning French cuisine. Guests may choose from a prix-fixe menu for $120 per person or an elegant tasting menu for $185 per person. Wine pairings are available for $98 per person; a special cellar selection wine pairing will be made available as well. Complimentary valet parking is available. Call 312-663-8920 for more information!

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Open Positions

  • Sommelier

    Everest - Chicago, IL
    440 South LaSalle Street
    40th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60605
    (312) 663-8920
    Shift: PM, Full Time

    Fine Dining