Started on the northside in 1959 by Bernie Sahlins and our dear friend, Joyce Sloan, the Second City has become America’s premiere sketch comedy theater. On Saturday evening, December 11th. Eli’s Cheesecake is creating a very special 50th Anniversary Cake for the “One Night Only” performance featuring Steve Carell, Harold Ramis, Jim Belushi, Nia Varadalos, George Wendt, Fred Willard and many others.
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Eli’s Cheesecake Welcomes Cirque Du Soleil’s Banana Shpeel to the Chicago Theatre and debuts Eli’s Chocolate Banana Dippers made exclusively for Banana Shpeel
Eli’s Maureen Schulman Debuts the Eli’s Chocolate Banana Dippers made exclusively for Cirque Du Solei’s Banana Shpeel at the Chicago Theatre as the cast members arrive in Chicago. Previews start in mid-November with the opening night on December 2nd.
Making its world debut in Chicago, Banana Shpel has been decribed as “a roller coaster mix of styles that blends comedy with tap, hip hop, eccentric dance and slaptick.”
A new fan for Eli’s!
Guests at the Chicago Theatre on the morning of the Banana Shpeel preview were treated to over 300 Eli’s Chocolate Banana Dippers created exclusively for the show.
Eli’s Cheesecake was honored to create the 75th Birthday Cake for the Grant Park Music Festival on Wednesday, July 1st at Millennium Park. The Grant Park Symphony is conducted by Carlos Kalmar and the emcee for the evening was ABC 7 Anchor Ron Magers.
The Eli’s Cheesecake Company Eli’s Cheesecake Creating the 75th Anniversary Cheesecake tonight for the Grant Park Music Festival at Millennium Park. The Anniversary Cheesecake will be presented on stage and Festival seat holders will receive a certificate good for a complimentary slice of Eli’s Cheesecake at the Eli’s Cheesecake Cafe.
Eli’s Celebrates the 29th Birthday of the Taste of Chicago, Eli’s Cheesecake, and the 100th Birthday of the Burnham Plan of Chicago
On Saturday, June 27th, Eli’s hosted a 29th Birthday Celebration for the Taste of Chicago and Eli’s Cheesecake and the 100th Birthday of the Burnham Plan of Chicago. All share a July 4th Birthday. After Daniel Burnham V and other guests cut the giant 2,000 lb. Cheesecake, over 10,000 slices were served complimentary.
Eli’s Cheesecake Supports Chicago’s Bid to Host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Eli’s provided cheesecake and desserts for the visit by the International Olympic Committee Evaluation Commission to Chicago on April 4th to the 7th. At a reception in May, Eli’s and other visit participants were thanked by Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley for making the visit such a success.
Royal Caribbean announced enhancements to the cruise line’s dining program that allows passengers to dine when and with whom they please. The new flexible dining programs called My Time Dining and My Family Time Dining is available immediately fleetwide.
My Time Dining provides guests with the flexibility to enjoy dinner in the main dining room whenever they wish during dining hours. Guests choosing My Time Dining will not have a pre-assigned table, but will be seated in the ship’s main dining room. In addition, passengers opting for the new program can make reservations or walk-in whenever they please and either be seated with the party they arrive with or dine with other passengers.
Passengers opting for My Time Dining must prepay gratuities and enroll onboard or in advance through www.RoyalCaribbean.com or the cruise line’s reservations department. Passengers already booked can ask their travel agents to enroll them in the new program.
The photograph of President Barack Obama with our 200th Birthday Cheesecake for Abraham Lincoln was taken at the Crowne Plaza on Thursday, February 12th shortly before his speech to the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration.
In the picture with President Obama and the Eli’s Birthday Cake are the chairpersons of the two host organizations for the evening: Marilyn Kushak of the Illinois Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and Richard Hart of the Abraham Lincoln Association
Abraham Lincoln Association Lincoln Bicentennial Birthday Party features Eli’s Cheesecake
The Abraham Lincoln Association’s Lincoln Bicentennial Birthday Party featured Eli’s Desserts with a three-tiered white chocolate raspberry Eli’s Cheesecake decorated with an edible stovepipe hat and chocolate Lincoln pennies dusted with copper colored luster dust.
Each guest at the party enjoyed an individual three-inch white chocolate raspberry cheesecake enrobed in bittersweet chocolate ganache and topped with a three-inch replica of an authentic 1909 Lincoln penny made of chocolate dusted with copper colored luster dust.
Eli’s Executive Pastry Chef Laurel Boger checks to make sure that the 200th Birthday Cheesecake is in perfect order before it is served.
Eli’s Maureen and Marc Schulman are joined by Governor Quinn and former Governors Jim Edgar and Jim Thompson.
Each guest at the dinner enjoyed their own individual White Chocolate Raspberry Eli’s Cheesecake topped with a replica of a 1909 Lincoln Penny decorated with edible gold dust.