Posts Tagged Chicago

Chicago Culinary Insiders Weekend – A weekend of culinary surprises for food and wine enthusiasts

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:

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Eli’s Cheesecake Visits the How to Train Your Dragon set!

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.


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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 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:

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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.

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Eli’s Cheesecake is proud to be included in the Chicago exhibit at NATO headquarters in Brussels this week (leading up to the NATO summit in Chicago this May).

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Eli’s Cheesecake of Chicago Recognizes a TCTC Completer


Eli's Cheesecake supports TCTC Completer


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Eli’s Cheesecake Named Winner of the Concordia University Chicago President’s Corporate Neighbor Award



Concordia University Chicago is pleased to announce that The Eli’s Cheesecake Company will receive the President’s Corporate Neighbor Award through the University’s 2012 Community Awards for Excellence in Learning and Leadership program, which also will honor Federico d’Escoto and Rick Tanksley of Oak Park..

Established in 2003, the Community Awards for Excellence recognize extraordinary contributions by individuals and organizations in Chicago’s suburbs to community leadership, education and humanitarianism.

The President’s Corporate Neighbor Award:

The Eli’s Cheesecake Company

The Eli’s Cheesecake Company is recipient of the President’s Corporate Neighbor Award for its exceptional community leadership and outreach, most notably its educational and community partnerships. Founded by Eli Schulman, the organization now produces more than 20,000 cheesecakes daily. Currently, Marc S. Schulman is president of the company, which has been a Chicago staple for decades.

Eli’s is committed to supporting the Chicago Public Schools, with Marc Schulman as a long time supporter of the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences (CHSAS) and is co-chair of its Business Advisory Board. This past summer, Wright College and Eli’s jointly sponsored a Summer Sustainable Agriculture Program for students of CHSAS.

 Eli’s and Wright College maintain educational and community partnerships that includes a series of classes for Eli’s associates in areas including food safety and business writing. The organizations also jointing sponsor a weekly farmer’s market during the summer.

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Eli’s Cheesecake Delighted to Sponsor Chicago’s 11th Annual Sketchfest

Check out the performance for the nation’s largest sketch fest comedy festival this weekend at Stage 773. Performances through Sunday, January 15th.

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Eli’s Cheesecake Congratulates Ginger Zee, Meteorologist on NBC 5 Chicago, on her move to NYC !

All of us at Eli’s Cheesecake were delighted to be a part of the on air celebration for the last day of Meteorologist Ginger Zee on NBC Chicago. Ginger is moving to New York City with a major announcement scheduled on Monday. In her 5 years at NBC Chicago, Ginger has made a great contribution to the community and to the station. Zee was feted on air on Saturday, October 8th by anchors Kim Vatis, Chicago Native Stefan Holt and new weatheperson Cheryl Scott.


Eli’s Cheesecake wishes Ginger Zee a most successful run in New York: Just don’t forget your hometown Cheesecake!

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