17 E. Monroe Street • Chicago, Illinois 60603

Breakfast: 6:30am – 11am
Lunch: Mon thru Fri 11am – 2pm, Sat & Sun 11am – 3pm
Dinner Prix Fixe: 5pm – 10pm
Dinner: Sun thru Thu 5pm – 10pm, Fri & Sat 5pm – 11pm

Executive Chef Joseph Rose

For a chef who says he thrives on shifts of focus and creating a range of dining experiences for his guests, the Palmer House Hilton is an ideal fit for Joseph Rose. As executive chef for the hotel’s fine-dining restaurant, Lockwood, as well as the Lockwood Bar, Potter’s Lounge, and the hotel’s in-room dining program, Rose brings to his job stellar credentials, impeccable technique, and a dedication to seasonality that is informed by his understanding of Midwest culture and local ingredients. “One of the things I love about working here is that I am cooking a variety of things—dinner, lunch, small plates, and more,” he says. “I get to combine all of these different elements under one roof, which also means our guests can experience something different depending on where they dine.”

Rose joined the Palmer House Hilton in fall 2012, bringing to his new role a variety of experiences in the fine-dining arena. He began his career working with Starwood Hotels & Resorts before joining the team at Sixteen, where, as chef de cuisine, he helped the restaurant achieve a Michelin star. Upon leaving Sixteen, Rose moved to The Pump Room, Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s restaurant in the Gold Coast, where he joined the team as both executive sous chef and chef de cuisine.


Lockwood at Baconfest Chicago 2013:

Golden Rasher award for most creative use of bacon, lunch – low poached egg with bacon ragout, bacon dashi, nori