ABOUT THE OWNER
Pete Phillips became the owner of Johnny's Chophouse in September 2015. Pete's family has over 40 years of experience in the restaurant business beginning with his grandfather in 1931-1945 in Green Bay, WI. The restaurant business was moved to downtown Waukegan, IL, in 1945-1972. Pete was born and raised in Waukegan, and was a 1981 graduate of Waukegan East High School.
Pete has a diverse entrepreneurial passion that has been demonstrated via the family contracting business where he later earned the status of partner. In 2001, Pete created a recycling business in Libertyville that is successful today. Pete became a restaurateur in SE Wisconsin in 2002.
Pete is committed to providing his customers superior quality food and delivering impeccable service at an affordable price.