Awards

Rick's Awards

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Nation’s Restaurant News Annual Fine Dining Hall of Fame Award 2004
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James Beard Awards Nomination for Best Chefs in the Midwest 1997
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Restaurants and Institutions IVY Award 2003
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Robert Mondavi Award for Culinary Excellence; Rising Star Chefs Award 1994
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Relais & Chateaux Relais-Gourmand
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Food & Wine Magazine Top 10 Best New Chefs 1994
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James Beard Awards Win for Amex Best Chef, Midwest Category 2002
Michelin
Michelin Red "M" 1991
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James Beard Awards Nomination for Amex Best Chef, Midwest Category 2001

TRU Awards

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Outstanding Service Award from The James Beard Foundation in 2007
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Relais & Chateaux Relais-Gourmand
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Four-star Mobil
american academy of hospitality
American Academy of Hospitality Sciences Award 2002
aaa five diamond award
Five-diamond AAA
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Best New Restaurant nomination from The James Beard Foundation in 2000
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DiRoNA (Distinguished Restaurants of North America) Award 2004
Chicago Tribune
Four-star review from Chicago Tribune
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Outstanding Service Award from The James Beard Foundation in 2007
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Four-star review from Chicago Sun-Times
Wine Spectator Grand award
Wine Spectator magazine’s Grand Award for Outstanding Restaurant Wine Lists 2004
Chicago MAgazine
Four-star review from Chicago Magazine, as well Best Restaurant (twice)
Wine Spectator Best of
Wine Spectator magazine’s ‘Best Of’ Award 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Zagat
Named the most popular Chicago restaurant by Zagat Survey