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CHICAGO – Magellan Development Group LLC today announced that Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants will create the culinary experiences at the highly-anticipated St. Regis Chicago. The first restaurant will be an all-day dining experience from Lettuce Entertain You Chef Hisanobu Osaka (formerly of Morimoto, Daniel) and is expected to open Spring of 2023. The second restaurant will be in collaboration with Los Angeles Chef Evan Funke (Felix, Mother Wolf).

“We’re pleased to collaborate with Lettuce Entertain You, a well-known and respected restaurant group here in Chicago, on the dining program and restaurants at The St. Regis Chicago,” said J.R. Berger, Principal, Magellan Development Group LLC. “Lettuce Entertain You knows how to deliver the exceptional luxury dining experiences and compelling cuisine that is expected by The St. Regis Chicago guests, visitors and residents.”

The St. Regis Chicago, anticipated to open in Spring of 2023, will offer an uncompromising level of bespoke and anticipatory service for all its guests and residential owners. Combining classic sophistication with a modern sensibility, the hotel will feature 192 guest rooms as well as an indoor pool with an outdoor terrace, spa, fitness room, ballroom and meeting rooms.

“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with Magellan Development Group to create two unique restaurant concepts at The St. Regis Chicago; a Japanese restaurant from Chef Osaka followed by a Tuscan steakhouse with Chef Evan Funke,” says R.J. Melman, President Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants. “The St. Regis will be an incredible addition to downtown Chicago and we are excited that Lettuce will be a part of the opening of the brand’s first Midwest location.”

Designed by world-renowned architect Jeanne Gang of Studio Gang, the 101-story St. Regis Chicago is the third-tallest building in Chicago and features The Residences at The St. Regis Chicago, a luxury lifestyle tower featuring 393 condominiums. The Residences at The St. Regis Chicago offers residents breathtaking views of the Chicago River, Lake Michigan and a resident only amenity floor featuring a sky terrace with an outdoor pool, a private resident lounge and dining room, a demonstration kitchen, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a conference center, a private viewing room, a golf lounge and a children’s activity room.

For more information on The Residences at The St. Regis Chicago contact Leila Zammatta, Senior Vice President of Sales, Magellan Development Group, at 312.620.8000. Learn more by visiting

 About Magellan Development Group
Magellan Development Group is a family-owned company that was founded in 1996. To date, Magellan is the premier developer of mixed-use properties in Chicago and has extended its footprint to other major U.S. cities, including Minneapolis, Miami, Nashville, Austin, and Somerville, MA. From conception to completion, Magellan looks after all aspects of the development process and has unique experience in interrelated fields of real estate design, construction management, development, development consultation, architecture, leasing, sales and marketing. For more information on Magellan Development Group, please visit:

About Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants
Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants is an independent, family-owned restaurant group based in Chicago that owns, manages and licenses more than 110 establishments in Illinois, Minnesota, Maryland, Nevada, California, Texas, Virginia, Washington D.C. and Florida. We were founded in June 1971 by Richard Melman and Jerry A. Orzoff with the opening of R.J. Grunts and today, thanks to the creativity of our partners, we proudly serve guests at more than 60 concepts ranging from fast casual to fine dining restaurants. For more information, visit or follow us on Instagram and Facebook.

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