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December 2013 – August 2014

New Year's Eve @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
Dec 31 – Jan 1 all-day Cafe Calendar Holiday
Eli’s Cheesecake Bakery Cafe will be closing at 3pm.
New Year's @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
Jan 1 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am Cafe Calendar General Holiday
Eli’s will be closed for New Year’s.
Founder’s Day Celebration @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe
Founder's Day Celebration @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Jan 22 – Jan 23 all-day
Celebrate the founding of Eli’s Cheesecake. Join us at our Bakery Cafe for free slices and fun!
Chocolate Tastings @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe
Chocolate Tastings @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Feb 13 – Feb 17 all-day
A tasting of two hot chocolates, two chocolate cheesecakes and two chocolate candies. Great for a pair or family! Thursday, February 13-Sunday, February 16. $7/person
Dessert Plate for Two @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe
Dessert Plate for Two @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Feb 13 – Feb 17 all-day
Miniature desserts including chocolate covered strawberries, cheesecake, brownies, macaroons, pecan bars, and seven layer bars arranged in a heart-shape. Thursday, February 13-Sunday, February 16. $10-$15 per plate
Sweet Ending for Lunch @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe
Sweet Ending for Lunch @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Feb 13 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Enjoy a free slice of cheesecake with your lunch purchase, including our artisan sandwiches and gourmet salads. Lunch served 11am-2pm.
Valentine’s Day @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe
Valentine's Day @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Feb 14 – Feb 15 all-day
Happy Valentine’s Day! Get the perfect sweets for your sweet from Eli’s Cheesecake Bakery Cafe or Eli’s Shop Online
Sweet Ending for Lunch @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe
Sweet Ending for Lunch @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Feb 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Enjoy a free slice of cheesecake with your lunch purchase, including our artisan sandwiches and gourmet salads. Lunch served 11am-2pm.
Decorating Demonstration @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe
Decorating Demonstration @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Learn how to transform an Original Plain Cheesecake to a treasured dessert. Saturday, February 15 & Sunday, February 16 from 11am-2pm. Free
Sweet Ending for Lunch @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe
Sweet Ending for Lunch @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Enjoy a free slice of cheesecake with your lunch purchase, including our artisan sandwiches and gourmet salads. Lunch served 11am-2pm.
Decorating Demonstration @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe
Decorating Demonstration @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Learn how to transform an Original Plain Cheesecake to a treasured dessert. Saturday, February 15 & Sunday, February 16 from 11am-2pm. Free
Sweet Ending for Lunch @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe
Sweet Ending for Lunch @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Enjoy a free slice of cheesecake with your lunch purchase, including our artisan sandwiches and gourmet salads. Lunch served 11am-2pm.
Polar Plunge @ North Avenue Beach
Polar Plunge @ North Avenue Beach
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Think you’re fun? Take the test! Last year more than 2,300 spirited people participated at this unique and memorable event! Whether you go knee high, waist high or take the full plunge, all are welcome to attend! Each participant is … Continue reading
Irish Cheesecake Baking Contest: @ O'Brien's | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Mar 2 @ 2:00 pm
Calling all bakers! Eli’s Cheesecake and O’Briens invite bakers to enter the “Cheesecake with an Irish Twist” Bake-off on Sunday March 2, 2014 at 2PM at O’Brien’s located at 1528 N. Wells St. in Chicago. Eli’s currently makes Irish … Continue reading
Hollywood on State: A Red Carpet Celebration @ Gene Siskel Film Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Mar 2 @ 5:00 pm
Join us for glamour, gourmet food (including Eli’s Cheesecake!) and libations, and watch the Awards on the Big Screen! Doors open at 6:00. The 86th Academy Awards® HD Telecast begins at 7:30 p.m. This year the Gene Siskel Film Center … Continue reading
Chicago’s Birthday Celebartion @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe
Chicago's Birthday Celebartion @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Mar 4 @ 8:00 am – Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm
Celebrate the City of Chicago’s 177th birthday with Eli’s Cheesecake- Chicago’s Finest! Enjoy a FREE slice of Original Plain Cheesecake with Cherry topping all day long at the Eli’s Cheesecake Bakery Cafe. Limit 1 per person. In-store only. No to-go … Continue reading
Chicago’s 177th Birthday @ Daley Plaza | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – Mar 4 @ 7:00 pm
Our fair city turns the big 177 this year, and Daley Plaza is holding the official birthday party. Drop by Daley Plaza all day and enjoy sweets from Eli’s Cheesecake, live music and more. Time: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. … Continue reading
Localicious @ UIC Forum
Localicious @ UIC Forum | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Mar 13 – Mar 16 all-day
Join us to celebrate the farmers who grow our food and the chefs who transform it. Enjoy a celebratory Eli’s Cheesecake at the party on March 14th from 7:00pm-9:30pm! Marc is a moderator at the Good Food Financing & Innovation … Continue reading
Flower and Garden Show @ Navy Pier, Chicago
Flower and Garden Show @ Navy Pier, Chicago
Mar 14 – Mar 24 all-day
Visit Eli’s at the Flower and Garden Show! We will be serving Honey Mediterranean Cheesecake made with honey from CHSAS at the gala on March 14. Chef Demo: Thursday, March 20th at 6:30pm
St. Patrick’s Day Queen Visit @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe
St. Patrick's Day Queen Visit @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Mar 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Chicago St. Patrick’s Day queen and her court will be at Eli’s Bakery on March 14, 10am-12pm! Come and meet the queen and enjoy free samples of Eli’s Irish Cream and Irish Mint Cheesecakes and Green River soda!
St. Patrick’s Day @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe
St. Patrick's Day @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Mar 17 – Mar 18 all-day
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Eli’s Cheesecake! Enjoy Irish Cream Cheesecake, shamrock sugar cookies, festive green layers cakes, chocolate mint tarts, and more!
Bakery Cafe Closing Early @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe
Bakery Cafe Closing Early @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Mar 27 @ 4:30 pm
The Eli’s Cheesecake Bakery Cafe will be closing early this Thursday, March 27th, at 4:30 pm.
Chowdah Fest @ Columbia Yacht Club
Chowdah Fest @ Columbia Yacht Club
Mar 31 @ 6:30 pm – Mar 31 @ 9:00 pm
It’s a multi-chef chowder throwdown! Enjoy great chowder by great chefs aboard a yacht! Grab a slice of Eli’s Cheesecake for dessert! This event benefits the Sea Scouts youth sailing program. The Chefs: Sarah Grueneberg of Spiaggia & Top Chef: … Continue reading
@ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe
 @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Apr 12 @ 11:00 am
Eli’s first Community Egg Hunt! Saturday, April 12th at the Eli’s Cheesecake Bakery Cafe. Hunt starts at 11am and is FREE for children under the age of 12. Please bring your own basket. There will be lunch specials in the … Continue reading
Easter & Passover Sale
Apr 16 – Apr 20 all-day Cafe Calendar easter passover sale spring
Stock up on spring desserts for Easter and Passover meals -Save 15% on all whole packaged cheesecakes and desserts! - Passover-style desserts like our famous coconut macaroons -Desserts perfect for your Easter celebration like our Carrot Cake and Blackberry Sour … Continue reading
Seneca Park/Eli M Schulman Playground Earth Day Spruce Up and Firehouse Breakfast @ Chicago Fire Department Engine Company 98 and Seneca Park/Eli M Schulman Playground
Seneca Park/Eli M Schulman Playground Earth Day Spruce Up and Firehouse Breakfast @ Chicago Fire Department Engine Company 98 and Seneca Park/Eli M Schulman Playground | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Cafe Calendar
                                                      In Honor of Earth Day… Eli’s is proud to keep our city clean! … Continue reading
10th Annual Father’s Day Bike Ride @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe
10th Annual Father's Day Bike Ride @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Jun 15 @ 8:45 am
Looking for some outdoor fun on Father’s Day? Look no further then the Father’s Day Bike Ride hosted by The Eli’s Cheesecake Company! Held on Father’s Day, the fun is set to begin around 10 am and will wind through … Continue reading
Taste of Chicago @ Grant Park
Taste of Chicago @ Grant Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Jul 9 – Jul 14 all-day
Join Eli’s for the 34th Annual Taste of Chicago! Visit our Booth (#16 on the corner of Jackson and Columbus) for a cool and refreshing slice of cheesecake or our favorite Dippers! Eli’s Big Cake will be at Buckingham Fountain … Continue reading
National Cheesecake Week Celebration @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe
National Cheesecake Week Celebration @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Jul 30 – Aug 3 all-day
                    PLEASE CLICK THE HEADER OR IMAGE TO READ MORE! Wednesday, July 30th: National Cheesecake Day • The Eli’s Cheesecake Mobile will be out on the street giving away FREE … Continue reading
Eli’s & Wright College’s Farmer’s Market @ Eli's Cheesecake Bakery Cafe | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Aug 7 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Fresh fruits and vegetables from Nichol’s Farm and the Chicago High School of Agricultural Sciences, as well as hand crafts, flowers, and more will be available for purchase. Vendors include Cooper Farm, Elena’s Jewelry, New Horizon’s, Baby Stuff, Underground Soap … Continue reading