Granor Farm, Three Oaks, Michigan

August 18, 2017

Granor Farm, in Three Oaks, Michigan is one of Chef Joho’s favorites. The farm is the only organic one of its kind in southwest Michigan. Chef Joho took us on a tour of this beautiful […]

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Summer Dinner Series ~ Post #4

July 25, 2017

You’ve sent the invitations, crafted the menu, and now it’s time for the fun part, the decor. The finishing touches will tie everything together for your party. Create spaces where guests can congregate and easily […]

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Summer Dinner Series ~ Post #3

July 6, 2017

Your summer dinner party is closely approaching. Let’s work on the most festive part, what drinks to offer to your guests. In the summer months light, cool drinks are preferred. Think of rosés, sparkling wine, […]

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Summer Dinner Series ~ Post #2

June 22, 2017

Summer is in full swing and so is our Summer Dinner Series. Now that you’ve sent out your invitations, it’s time to think about what you’ll be serving. Since this is an intimate event, we […]

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Summer Dinner Series ~ Post #1

May 23, 2017

If you ask Chef Joho why he wanted to become a chef, he’ll tell you that his passion is bringing people together through food. We wanted to share his love of entertaining with you through […]

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Decanting White Wine?

May 10, 2017

Most people probably don’t think about decanting white wine. However, there are quite a few white wines that can really benefit from it. Decanting allows the wine to breathe. Decanters are designed to introduce oxygen to the wine. […]

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How To: The Everest Signature Cocktail

April 28, 2017

Wondering what would be the perfect drink for a pre-dinner cocktail reception?  Greet your guests with the Everest Signature Cocktail, recipe below. 1 oz. of St George Botanivore Gin 1 oz of st George Pear Brandy […]

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Clos Ste. Hune Dinner

February 23, 2017

Throughout the months of January and February, Everest celebrated its milestone 30 year anniversary with a collection of wonderful events and special dinners. To complete the celebrations, an extraordinary wine dinner was hosted with Anne […]

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Chef Joho’s Holiday List!

December 6, 2016

This time of the year is one of Chef Joho’s favorites, with plenty to do with visiting family and friends. Below are some of his most recommended holiday moments in Chicago! Enjoy! Christkindlmarket Through December […]

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Chef Joho Partners Partners with Shakespeare 400

October 7, 2016

As part of Shakespeare 400, a yearlong international arts festival spearheaded by Chicago Shakespeare Theater and celebrating the vibrancy, relevance and reach of Shakespeare over the last four centuries, Chef/proprietor J. Joho will prepare dishes […]

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Sweet & Lucious: Michigan’s Fruit Belt

September 21, 2016

Special thanks to Maya Parson, who interviewed Chef Joho for this wonderful article on Michigan fruit in this season’s Edible Chicago. Golden, sweet and as small as cherry tomatoes, the world’s most coveted plums arrive […]

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Florals at Everest

August 11, 2016

Our private dining rooms offer beautiful southern and western views of the city and can be customized for your event, whatever the special occasion. The neutral black and ivory tones in our decor allow the […]

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Summer Blueberries

July 21, 2016

Fresh-picked Michigan blueberries are a true summer delight. Once a year, when they are at the peak of flavor, Chef Joho brings a batch back from the farms. “You have to go for a lot […]

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Everest Alsace Summer Vacherin

July 1, 2016

Not to be confused with vacherin cheese, this dessert at Everest is Chef Joho’s interpretation of the traditional specialty from Alsace. Two glace—strawberry and Madagascar vanilla—is covered in Chantilly cream and finished with crispy meringue […]

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Sunset Dinner Views at Everest

June 10, 2016

Some of the best views of the sunsets and Chicago’s glittering skyline can be captured from the dining rooms and private dining spaces of Everest. Located on the 40th floor of the Chicago Stock Exchange, the […]

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