Signature Bar + Restaurant

Former Chicago Bears defensive end Israel Idonije and renowned chef Stephen Gillanders are behind this new culinary gem, “Signature.” Located at 1312 S. Wabash, Signature is an experience where contemporary American cuisine meets the pulse of Chicago in a chic and stylish environment.
Signature aims to redefine the sports bar experience, offering guests a seamless blend of Chicago’s sports culture with cuisine, beverage and atmosphere. With a commitment to excellence, the collaborative effort between Idonije and Gillanders aims to set a new standard for upscale entertainment and hospitality in the heart of the South Loop.
Signature is not only dedicated to delivering a top-tier experience but also to making a positive impact beyond its doors. Idonije and Gillanders are committed to elevating the entire ecosystem of minority restaurant owners. Drawing from their experience as entrepreneurs, they aim to be a support to existing restaurant owners and contribute to the vibrant culinary mosaic of Chicago. The restaurant is committed to sustainability and community engagement, and will actively contribute to local initiatives, aligning with Israel Idonije’s long standing dedication to making a positive impact beyond the playing field.

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