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Eli’s Big Cheesecake Aired on The Today Show

Eli’s Cheesecake was proud to be The Today Show for our Big 32nd Birthday and Taste of Chicago Cheesecake. The clip shows Chef Laurel Boger putting on some decorations to the 1,000 pound cheesecake. To watch the clip yourself, just click on the picture below:

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Celebrate with Eli’s Cheesecake for the 32nd Year of the Taste of Chicago and the 175th Birthday of Chicago

The month of July has many reasons for celebration.  Eli’s Cheesecake and the Taste of Chicago is celebrating its’ 32nd Anniversary, due to Eli’s Cheesecake being at the Taste every year since its opening in 1980. We would also like to mention a Happy 175th Birthday to the City of Chicago. 

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Eli’s Cheesecake and the Taste of Chicago to Celebrate Their 32nd Birthday and the 175th Birthday of Chicago

Eli’s Cheesecake is happy to celebrate its 32nd birthday, as well as the 32nd annual Taste of Chicago, and the 175th birthday of the city of Chicago. We will have a surprise celebrity guest to help with the cake cutting and a visit from the Eli’s Slice. Join us on Wednesday, July 11 at 11am at Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park for the celebration!

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Eli’s Cheesecake provides the 30th Birthday C-Cake for Feeding America

Eli’s is a proud supporter of Feeding America and provided a celebratory cheesecake for Feeding America’s 30th birthday on June 26.

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Eli’s Cheesecake 8th Annual Father’s Day Bike Ride 2012

It was a beautiful Father’s Day in Chicago on Sunday, June 17th as Eli’s Cheesecake, Rudy’s Cycle and Wright College sponsored the 8th Annual Father’s Day Bike Ride, a free 12 mile family recreational ride through the Portage Park and Wright College Community. This year over 200 riders participated in this free Father’s Day Tradition.

Our thanks to Eli’s Sharon Mrowiec for once again chairing the event with outstanding support from the Eli’s Team. Special thanks to the Chicago Police Department and the City of Chicago Bicycle Ambassadors for insuring that the ride was smooth and safe.

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Eli’s Tasting and Traditions Experience featured on The Daily Meal!

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Eli’s & Wright College’s Farmers Market Proudly Returns for the Summer 2012 Season

Eli’s & Wright College’s Farmers Market is back again for the summer! Every Thursday from June 14 until October 25, the Farmers Market will be at Eli’s Cheesecake World from 7am until 1pm. A variety of fresh fruits and vegetables from Nichol’s Farm, Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences’ Farm Stand, Cooper Farm, and more will be here! The Farmers Market also includes vibrant flowers, hand crafts, artisan breads, exciting spices, books, informational lectures and Eli’s famous grilled lunches. Different special events, activities, and speakers will be at each Market day, so check out our Facebook page and events flyer for more information. Come and join us for fresh produce and summer fun in the sun every Thursday at Eli’s Cheesecake World!

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Eli’s Cheesecake of Chicago makes a big deal out of minis at the IDDBA show this weekend in New Orleans

Eli’s will introduce Eli’s Single Serve Squared, pre-packaged square shaped desserts, 3″ minis in 6 varieties and new Red Velvet Cheesecake and Fruit Sampler Cheesecake in the Chi-Town Collection.

 

 

Read more about it on Market Watch as well as 9& 10 News: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/elis-makes-a-big-deal-out-of-minis-at-the-annual-iddba-show-2012-06-08 http://www.9and10news.com/story/18743514/elis-makes-a-big-deal-out-of-minis-at-the-annual-iddba-show

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From the Archives–Eli’s Cheesecake at the Aspen Wine & Food Festival

As part of our brand partnership with United Airlines, Eli’s Cheesecake had the distinct honor of participating in the Aspen Wine & Food Festival. Above, Eli’s Marc Schulman poses with two of the great icons of American Food: Debbie Fields of Mrs. Field’s and Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry.

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Eli’s Cheesecake on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer’s special Made in America

Last night, Eli’s Cheesecake was featured on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer’s segment Made In America. The segment talked about American companies, such as Eli’s, who are exporting goods and doing business in countries in the Middle East, like Saudi Arabia. Business from the Middle East is helping American companies grow rapidly in a slow home market.  At the end of the segment, David Muir presented Diane with a slice of Eli’s Cheesecake specially made all the way from Chicago.
If you missed the segment or you’d like to watch it again, watch it online at:  http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/video/us-manufacturers-find-overseas-fans-made-in-america-world-news-business-16470795

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