Lee Wolen

Chef
Lee Wolen

Chicago

About Lee Wolen

Wolen, executive chef/partner of Boka Restaurant, is the first ever Eleven Madison alum to be awarded a Michelin star.

My Venues

  • Boka
    1729 N Halsted St
    Chicago, IL

Accolades

  • Best Chef: Great Lakes Nominee, 2018
    James Beard Foundation

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

Diver scallop crudo for
"Diver scallop crudo for summer. Corn cream, lemon verbena, tomato and black lime."
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Cucumber and burrata salad
"Cucumber and burrata salad with almonds, rye and preserved lemon dressing @somersetchicago"
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@somersetchicago flatbread
"@somersetchicago flatbread with summer squash, pumpkin seed pesto, ricotta salata and peaches."
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Grilled mackerel glazed with
"Grilled mackerel glazed with black vinegar, strawberries, cucumber and green coriander"
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At My Venues

Dry-aged Duck
$$$
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, American, New American
Old Town
Joe Frillman
1 Recommendation
Pork belly
$$$
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, American, New American
Old Town
Didier Elena
1 Recommendation