Our Founder, Eli Schulman, with Rich Melman, Don Roth and Arnie Morton at Mayor Jane Byrne’s Office announcing the first Taste of Chicago on July 4, 1980.

Eli’s Cheesecake is the only vendor that has participated in the first Taste of Chicago since it started on July 4th, 1980.

Looking forward to the start of the Taste of Chicago 2013 on Wednesday, July 10th. Join us at 11am at Buckingham Fountain as we celebrate the 33rd Birthday of the Taste of Chicago and Eli’s Cheesecake with a Giant 1,000 lb. Eli’s Cheesecake that will be served free to all the attendees after the Opening Ceremony.