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, IL440 South LaSalle Street
- Phone:(312) 663-8920
Hours of Operation
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
Wednesday, January 11th to Tuesday, January 31st
WHEN: Wednesday, January 11 – Tuesday, January 31
Kicking off Wednesday, January 11, Chef Joho offers a special menu celebrating dishes from the very first year of Everest! Featuring dishes such as Presskopf of Wild Salmon; Calamari, Black and White Carnaroli Risotto; Roasted, Wrapped, Line-Caught Sea Bass in Potato and Thyme; Prime Beef Tenderloin Rossini Style, Truffle Sauce; and for dessert, Crispy Alsace Apple Strudel, Maple Ice Cream; this multi-course menu is available throughout January for $145 per person, plus tax (not including gratuity). Wine pairings are available for another $98 per person. Reservations can be made at www.everestrestaurant.com or by calling 312-663-8920.Read more
Tuesday, January 24th
WHEN: Tuesday, January 17, Tuesday January 24
Many of today’s most recognized chefs got their start in the kitchens of Everest. Join Chef Joho as he welcomes some of these esteemed team members of years’ past for two multi-course dinners.
Joining him on Tuesday, January 17 will be Tom Fleming of Crossroads Diner, Dallas, TX; John Hogan of River Roast, Chicago; Michael McDonald of Le Meriden, Oak Brook, IL; Joel Reno of the French Pastry School, Chicago; and Paul Virant of Vie and Perennial Virant, Chicago. On Tuesday, January 24, Chef Joho welcomes Mike Howell of Devour! The Food Film Fest, Nova Scotia, Canada; Daniel Kelch of Five & Dime, Evanston; Thomas Lents of Sixteen, Chicago; Francisco Lopez, Everest; Peter Scarola of R2L, Philadelphia, PA; and Chef Joung Sohn of Eiffel Tower Restaurant, Las Vegas, NV. Everest’s very own Chef Thierry Tritsch will be present for both evenings.
Festivities begin at 6 p.m. and cost $160 per person (plus tax, not including gratuity). Wine pairings are included. Reservations can be made by calling 312-663-8920.Read more
In the News
January 10, 2017
One of the lasting tenets of fine dining is "you pay for the view." Which is to say, at high-rise restaurants, what shows up at the table is never as exciting, or as valuable, as what you can see out the window.» Read more
January 10, 2017
Fine French restaurants have come and gone in Chicago (and fine-dining restaurants have mostly gone), but one has lasted 30 years. Everest celebrates its 30th anniversary this month.» Read more
January 4, 2017
Casual dining may dominate Chicago’s current food scene, but there’s still room in this town for restaurants that put a premium on elegance, sophistication, and superior technique—and since 1986, Everest has been the epitome of all three.» Read more
November 29, 2016
Jean Joho is the chef/owner of French restaurants in Chicago, Boston and Las Vegas, ranging from the casual Brasserie Jo to classic cuisine at the Eiffel Tower to modern French fine dining at Everest.» Read more
440 South LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 663-8920Shift: PM, Part Time