3 Michelin Stars

2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Ranked #9, 2014
Chef’s Choice, 2013
Ranked #15, 2013
Ranked #7, 2012
The Acqua Panna Best Restaurant In North America, 2011
Ranked #6, 2011
The Acqua Panna Best Restaurant In North America , 2010
Ranked #7, 2010
Ranked #10, 2009
Ranked #21, 2008
Highest New Entry, 2007
Ranked #36, 2007

Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business

Grant Achatz – 2014

Food & Wine Magazine

Best New Chef – 2002

Chicago Reader: Best Chef

Grant Achatz – 2012

Restaurant Magazine

Best Restaurant in the World – 2011

Zagat Guide

“Excellent” Ratings
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Forbes

Five Star Award – 2013

AAA Five Diamond Award

2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Mobil Travel Guide

Five Star Award
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Zagat Survey

Top Service Award, Chicago – 2006

Gayot

Top 40 restaurants In America – 2013

The Time 100

Grant Achatz – 2011

Outstanding Community Leader Award

Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas
AFP Chicago Chapter

Outstanding Service Award, 2010
Book Award: Cooking from a Professional Point of View, 2009
Outstanding Chef, 2008
Best Chef: Great Lakes, 2007
Rising Star Chef of the Year, 2003

Elite Traveler

Most Influential Chefs of the Past Decade – 2013

Elite Traveler and Laurent Perrier Magazine

Best Restaurant in the World – 2013

Gourmet Magazine

Best Restaurant in America – 2006

Crain’s 40 Under 40

Nick Kokonas – 2006

Hollywood Book Festival

Grand Prize and Best Biography/Autobiography
Life, on the Line – 2011

AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Chicago Philanthropy Awards

Outstanding Community

Cooking Light

The Restaurant Innovation Award – 2011

Crain’s 40 Under 40

Grant Achatz – 2003

Jean Banchet Awards

Best Restaurant Service, 2012
Best Fine Dining, 2010
Best Celebrity Chef, 2007
Best Fine Dining, 2007