SALT is a restaurant and bar featuring an unforgettable customer experience, exquisite mixology, and culinary artistry. Come watch the master chef create food as art served on a canvas of white quartz tabletops. Our simple focus is your experience.

Salt. Simple. Service. Experience.


MICHAEL Turley, chef

Chef Turley is a highly respected culinary professional who has been dedicated to honing his craft for over 15 years. With a wealth of experience under his belt, he has established himself as one of the most prominent chefs in the Rockford area. Chef Turley’s expertise has been honed through years of hard work and dedication, which has included spending time under the guidance of the late Philippe Forcioli.

greg callahan, beverage director

A second-generation wine and spirits enthusiast with over a decade of experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry. Greg combines nostalgia and innovation in every one of his creations.

zizi altamore, general manager

Zizi’s culinary journey began at a young age, immersed in the vibrant atmosphere of her family’s three-generational restaurant. This early exposure, complemented by her exceptional education and valuable post-college work experience in the restaurant industry, has fortified her expertise and skills.