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Listen to today’s interview with Marc Schulman, Eli’s Cheesecake President, on the Noon Show with Carol Ross on WGN about the Eli’s Cheesecake family business and how the company evolved. http://wgnradio.com/2013/01/29/working-within-a-family-business/
The 12th Annual Chicago SketchFest kicked off last night at Stage 773 on Chicago’s north side. Started all because he needed to fill a rental commitment to the Theatre Building Chicago; Brian Posen has been bringing comedy groups from all over the world together for 10 days of great comedy sketches in Chicago. Eli’s Cheesecake is proud to support SketchFest as it runs from January 3rd-13th. For more information on SketchFest, or to buy tickets, check out their website at http://www.chicagosketchfest.com/.
This Saturday, September 15, Eli’s Cheesecake will be attending and supporting the 21st Annual Green Tie Ball. The gala, founded in 1992, raises funds each year for Chicago Gateway Green’s Expressway Partnership Program, which creates and maintains beautiful, sustainable landscapes along Chicago’s major expressways. One of Chicago’s best-known charity events, the Green Tie Ball has had over 2,000 attendees last year; celebrities such as Valerie Warner, Ryan Chiaverini, and Pete Wentz; and sponsors such as Office Max, Rivers Casino, Goose Island, Rosebud Restaurants, and Chicago Sun-Times. Eli’s Cheesecake’s newest flavors will be served at the Ball, including Hot Chocolate with Salted Caramel, Ricotta with gluten free ingredients and Cinnamon Streusel Roll Cheesecake. To attend or donate to the Green Tie Ball and Chicago Gateway Green’s Expressway Partnership Program, visit their website at http://www.gatewaygreen.org/news_events/green-tie-ball/.
This weekend, September 7-9, celebrate the 30th anniversary of Les Dames d’Escoffier Chicago, a group of professional women in the food, wine and hospitality industries, at Chicago Culinary Insiders Weekend. Les Dames d’Escoffier Chicago is a part of the Les Dame d’Escoffier International, which is a nonprofit group in 28 cities which raises funds through Chicago Culinary Insiders Weekend and other events for culinary scholarships, feeding the hungry, and nutrition programs for children and adults.
Les Dames d’Escoffier Chicago Culinary Insiders Weekend is sponsored not only but The Eli’s Cheesecake Company, but other famous sponsors such as The French Pastry School, The Spice House, Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants, Wild Fire, and Wow Bao. Congratulations Les Dames d’Escoffier on 30 years; hopefully there’s many more to come! Find more information about this event by clicking this link: http://lesdameschicago.org/
DreamWorks’ “How To Train Your Dragon” received a big Chicago welcome when Marc and Maureen Schulman presented cast members with a giant slice of Eli’s Cheesecake decorated with Viking horns. Eyeing the Chicago favorite is Toothless the dragon and Vikings Hiccup and Astrid. The live arena spectacle, featuring 23 high flying dragons, Vikings, acrobats and martial arts performers runs July 26-July 29 at The United Center.
Hiccup and Toothless the dragon, stars of DreamWorks’ “How To Tame Your Dragon,” received a big Chicago welcome when Marc Schulman (president of Eli’s Cheesecake) presented them with a giant slice of Eli’s Cheesecake, complete with Viking horns. . The live arena spectacle, featuring 23 high flying dragons, Vikings, acrobats and martial arts performers runs July 26-July 29 at The United Center.
Celebrate with Eli’s Cheesecake for the 32nd Year of the Taste of Chicago and the 175th Birthday of Chicago
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
Eli’s Cheesecake Delighted to Participate in the 2012 National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago
We were delighted when Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a long time Eli’s Fan, visited our Booth after he cut the ribbon to open the 2012 National Restaurant Association Show. Above Eli’s Executive Pastry Chef Laurel Boger and Eli’s President Marc Schulman present the Mayor with a replica of the Giant Cheesecake that Eli’s will be creating for the Taste of Chicago.
This is the 27th consecutive year that Eli’s Cheesecake has been in the National Restaurant Association. We are very grateful for the outstanding work by the Eli’s Sales, Marketing and Research & Development Team in their work preparing for the Show.
Leaders of Eli’s Operations Team spend the day at the NRA Show to see the scope of the foodservice industry and the opportunities for growth.