Homewood Flossmoor native Jacob Solomon is an up and coming chef with 10+ years of experience. After graduating from culinary school at Le Cordon Bleu, Jacob immediately started training in large fine dining settings such as the Peninsula Hotel and NoMi. After a few years working in militant style kitchens, he used his connections and skills to start opening restaurants like Duseks in Pilsen and Ema. Through his experience with Lettuce Entertain You, he was able to see the corporate side of restaurants. His diverse work history developed his love even more for food and restaurants. After a few consulting gigs, Jacob most recently was Executive Chef of Second City Chicago.