For over 5 years, Eli’ Cheesecake has partnered with the Chicago Foodservice Marketing Club to host an evening benefit to highlight Chicago’s top culinary students and programs with a Friday Night Reception and Scholarship Award event emceed by NBC 5’s Wayne Johnson on the decorating floor at Eli’s Cheesecake World.
This year’s event is on Friday, March 5th at 6pm at Eli’s Cheesecake World, 6701 W. Forest Preserve Drive, Chicago and is only $50. Proceeds go to the CFMC Culinary Scholarshop Fund and the Greater Chicago Food Depository. The vents feature hor d’oeurves prepared by the students, desserts from Eli’s Cheesecake and Illinois Wines.
Supporters of the event are platinum sponsor, Nielsen-Massey Vanilla and sponsors, McCormick Spices, Nestle and Food Industry News.
Participating culinary programs to date are the College of DuPage, the French Pastry School of Chicago, Kendall College, Joliet Junior College, Washburne Culinary Institute of the City Colleges of Chicago, the Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago, Lexington College and Robert Morris University.
Enjoy hors d'oeuvres by the top students at the top culinary schools in Chicagoland. Participating schools are College of DuPage, Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago, The French Pastry School of Chicago, Kendall College, Joliet Junior College, Lexington College, Robert Morris University and Washburne Culinary Institute.
The event features Illinois Wines and an Eli's Dessert Buffet
Tickets are $50 and proceeds benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository and the CFMC Culinary Scholarship Fund.
For more information, call 630-561-8371