The chef is John Hughes, born and raised in the Chicago suburbs. He has been working in and around Chicago as a chef since the age of fourteen. Chef on the Roof connects two of his biggest passions in life - cooking and growing the best food possible.

John has been fortunate enough to cook in many professional settings like the House of Blues in Chicago, Bottlefork, and Girl and the Goat. He has experience with a variety of cuisines, including but not limited to Cajun, Contemporary American, French, Thai, and Korean. He looks forward to bringing his combined culinary experience to your table, creating restaurant-quality food in the comfort and intimacy of your own home. 

  Cheese & Charcuterie

Cheese & Charcuterie

  Shrimp & Grits with fresh corn

Shrimp & Grits with fresh corn

  Seafood Paella with clams, mussels & shrimp

Seafood Paella with clams, mussels & shrimp

  Chicken Diavalo

Chicken Diavalo

  Pork Ribs

Pork Ribs

  Peruvian Quinoa & Vegetable Stew

Peruvian Quinoa & Vegetable Stew

  Pecan Bars

Pecan Bars

  Israeli-style Hummus

Israeli-style Hummus

  Smoked TriTip

Smoked TriTip

  Chicken Nuggets

Chicken Nuggets

  Breakfast Rolls

Breakfast Rolls

  Hoisin Glazed Ribs

Hoisin Glazed Ribs