Archive for the ‘Chef’s Blog’

Summertime, and the cookin’s easy.

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Cookouts and barbecues are fun for the little ones, but sometimes you just want to hang out with the big kids. Homemade desserts can take a back seat during the summer (who wants to turn on an oven?).  Let us … Continue reading

That’s alotta cake.

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This year’s giant cheesecake for the Taste of Chicago is our biggest yet – in addition to 1200 lbs. of Cultured Cream Cheese, 300 lbs. of Sugar, 200 lbs. of Marzipan, 100 lbs. of our All-butter Cookie Crust, 125 Dozen Eggs, … Continue reading

Cherry Picking.

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Chef Boger is obsessed. Our executive pastry chef has an affinity for Michigan cherries and everyone knows it. She eats them, she bakes with them, she researches cherry varieties in her spare time. She once owned her own cafe/bake shop called The Cherry … Continue reading

The power of dessert love.

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To kick off our annual Valentine’s Day poetry contest, I’ve written a haiku: Eli’s Cheesecakes bake;       Luscious raspberries show us   The color of love. That this is one of our most popular promotions doesn’t surprise me. Other than … Continue reading

Cheesecake is gonna party like it’s twenty-zero-nine.

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Happy Birthday, Eli’s Cheesecake Co.! As the holidays are upon us, we look forward to 2010, a particularly important year for us here at Eli’s. It includes: -Our founder Eli Schulman’s 100th Birthday -The 70th anniversary of Eli’s first restaurant … Continue reading