Chicago Loves Wheel of Fortune!
It was our honor at Eli’s to create a special cheesecake in 2002
when Pat Sajak, Vanna White and the Wheel of Fortune crew came to Navy Pier.
This weekend, Wheel of Fortune returned for a special visit as part of its 25th
Eli’s Executive Pastry Chef Laurel Boger puts the final touches
on the Giant Eli’s Wheel of Fortune Cheesecake that Eli’ created for the Chicago
Eli’s Laurel Boger, Heather DeCristo of Wheel of Fortune and
Eli’s Marc Schulman celebrate the delivery and installation of the special Wheel
of Fortune Anniversary Cake/
In 2002, Vanna White sampled Eli’s Cheesecake at Eli’s the Place
for Steak during the Chicago filming. For the show that will air on May 12th,
Vanna and Pat cut the Anniversary Cheesecake at the end of the show. Here Vanna
celebrates the Anniversary Chesecake that was part of the week’s theme of “Get
In the Game.”
Eli’s Maureen and Marc Schulman thank Pat and Vanna for visiting
Chicago and inviting Eli’s to participate.
To bring Wheel of Fortune to Chicago takes a small army of
twelve semi-trailers and a crew totalling over 200. Not a slice of cheesecake
went to waste as everyone involved with Wheel enjoyed the dessert from