Speaker - Richard Melman

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Richard Melman is founder and chairman of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, a Chicago-based corporation that owns over 70 restaurants nationwide. The restaurant business has been Melman's life work. He opened his first restaurant, R.J. Grunts, in 1971. The hip burger joint soon became one of the hottest restaurants in Chicago. Today, Lettuce Entertain You employs more than 5,000 people, and Melman has 37 working partners, most of whom have come up through the organization.

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