Yesterday, Jessica from the blog “What a Novel Thought”, wrote about her recent trip to visit her family in Chicago, which according to her family’s tradition includes a stop at The Taste of Chicago, specifically Eli’s Cheesecake Booth. She wrote about how “it was worth the heat and crowds and the loooong walking to go to the Taste and indulge in a slice of fabulously decadent cheesecake”. Her son finally had his first slice of Eli’s at the Taste, and here at Eli’s we couldn’t be more proud! Check out the post and Jessica’s blog at: http://whatanovelthought.com/2012/07/17/a-trip-down-memory-lane/
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Celebrate with Eli’s Cheesecake for the 32nd Year of the Taste of Chicago and the 175th Birthday of Chicago
Eli’s Cheesecake and the Taste of Chicago to Celebrate Their 32nd Birthday and the 175th Birthday of Chicago
Eli’s Cheesecake is happy to celebrate its 32nd birthday, as well as the 32nd annual Taste of Chicago, and the 175th birthday of the city of Chicago. We will have a surprise celebrity guest to help with the cake cutting and a visit from the Eli’s Slice. Join us on Wednesday, July 11 at 11am at Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park for the celebration!
One of the highlights of the 2011 Taste of Chicago was the demonstration by Food Network Host and Cook Book Author Giada De Laurentiis.
Eli’s Marc, Elana and Maureen Schulman thank Giada De Laurentiis for her presentation at Taste of Chicago and present her with an Eli’s Honey Ricotta Cheesecake for her trip home.
Our thanks to Cirque Shanghai Extreme (performing this summer at Navy Pier) for joining us at Buckingham Fountain on Saturday, June 25th to celebrate the 31st Birthday of Taste of Chicago and Eli’s Cheesecake.
After a performance by Cirque Shanghai Extreme, the 2,000 lb. Eli’s Original Cheesecake was served to over 10,000 people with a donation of the same amount to the Greater Chicago Food Depository.
We are looking forward to the start of the 31st Annual Taste of Chicago on Friday, June 24th. Recently, Eli’s Cheesecake participated in a preview of the Taste of Chicago with Dominick’s at the store at 2550 N. Clybourn. Eli Marc and Maureen Schulman and Kaitlin Matthews were joined by Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White, Taste of Chicago Manager Mary Slowick and Don Keprta and Jeff Norkiewicz of Dominick’s.
Eli’s presented a replica of the Giant 31st Birthday Cake for Eli’s Cheesecake and the Taste that will be cut and served free to the public on Saturday, June 25th at Buckingham Fountain at 1pm.
Lou Malnati’s is one of the great names in the Chicago restaurant business and in the civic community for its charitable giving with Malnati’s Cancer Research Fund which has raised over $3 million for cancer research since it founding 30 years ago.
At Eli’s we are honored to partner with Lou Malnati’s as a provider of Eli’s Cheesecake for the restaurants and as a provider of a variety of Eli’s Cheesecakes for Tastes of Chicago offering nationwide delivery of many of Chicago’s most famous foods.
The Holiday 2010 Tastes of Chicago Catalog (www.tastesofchicago.com) just debuted and we are honored that our 7″ Eli’s Peppermint Cheesecake is given as a free gift when a customer orders a Lou Malnati’s 4-Pizza Pack by December 10th and has it shipped by December 15th. Way to go Lou! Thank You!
Eli’s Congratulates Greg Grunberg, one of our Celebrity Cake Cutters with Band from TV at the Taste of Chicago on his TV movie on Lifetime–”Bond of Silence”
Greg Grunberg with the other members of the Band from TV (Jessie Spencer (Fox’s House), Scott Grimes (American Dad, ER and Robin Hood), Adrian Pasdar (Heroes, Desperate Housewives), Bob Guiney (The Bachelor and daily host of GSN) and James Denton (ABC’s Desperate Housewives) ) celebrated the 30th Birthday of Eli’s Cheesecake and the Taste of Chicago at the Taste on Saturday, June 29th.
On Monday, August 23rd. Grunberg stars in the premiere of “Bond of Silence”on Lifetime. Based on real events, Grunberg plays Paul Jackson, a detective investigating the death of an individual trying to stop a teenage house party on New Year”s Eve.
This marks Grunberg’s first TV movie which he agreed to do because of Oscar winning director. Pete Werner and the great cast. Greg stars in NBC’s Emmy Award-nominated ensemble drama series “Heroes” Prior to “Heroes,” Grunberg is best known for his role as Sean on Felicity and Eric Weiss on Alias.
Greg uses the proceeds from his appearances with the Band from TV to raise funds for the Pediatric Epilepsy Project, which raises money for UCLA Pediatric neurology department.
Congratulations Greg on “Bond of Silence” and your commitment to charity and the community!