Skip navigation

Welcome to RPM

RPM is a group of restaurants from celebrity couple Giuliana & Bill Rancic and siblings R.J., Jerrod and Molly Melman of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises. The RPM brand focuses on sourcing the highest quality ingredients and providing guests with exceptional service for a dining experience unlike any other.

RPM Italian and RPM Steak are located in the River North neighborhood of downtown Chicago, with locations of RPM Italian in Washington, D.C. and Las Vegas. The team’s latest collaboration – RPM Seafood – opened January 2020 on the Chicago riverfront.

Sourcing The Best Japanese Wagyu

“The ethos of everything we do at RPM Steak is that we want the best product, and we will stop at nothing to find the best product, whether that means traveling to Japan to find […]

Read More

RPM Espresso Martini Recipe

The RPM Espresso Martini seamlessly blends the modern and traditional, appealing to both classic and contemporary cocktail enthusiasts. With the infusion of Licor 43, it elevates the experience by accentuating vanilla undertones and introducing a […]

Read More
Espresso Martini

RPM 14K Chocolate Cake Recipe

Beginning in 2014, Andrea Coté made her mark on the Chicago culinary scene. After joining Lettuce Entertain You, she played a pivotal role in the re-concept of the legendary Pump Room as Booth One at […]

Read More
RPM 14K Chocolate Cake

Bill & Giuliana Rancic

Celebrity power couple Bill and Giuliana Rancic – who are television personalities, New York Times best-selling authors, entrepreneurs, executive producers and marketing experts – have added restaurateurs to their long list of accomplishments as partners in the RPM brand. Dynamic and highly sought after as speakers, the duo travel around the world focusing on topics that continue to inspire and motivate audiences of all sizes.

Bill & Giuliana Rancic

R.J., Jerrod & Molly Melman

With more than a dozen restaurants to their names, the Melman siblings are responsible for some of downtown Chicago's most sought-after spots. Their foray into LEYE partnership began with Hub 51 and has since grown to include Bub City, Three Dots and a Dash, RPM Italian, RPM Steak, Ramen-san, il Porcellino, Bub City & Joe's Live Rosemont, Sushi-san, Pizzeria Portofino, RPM Events, RPM Seafood and Dance Studio. They have also expanded concepts to Washington, D.C. and L.A. and are driving forces behind the nation's premier BBQ and country music festival, Windy City Smokeout.

R.J., Jerrod & Molly Melman