Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Lettuce Entertain You

Bob Sirott

Rich, R.J., Martha, Molly and Jerrod Melman
Photo credit: Lindsey Eberly

It’s been 50 years since its first restaurant, R.J. Grunts, opened its doors (June 10, 1971), which remains a staple in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. Rich Melman, Founder and Chairman of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, joined Bob Sirott to talk about the struggles and milestones of the history of Lettuce Entertain You.

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