Upcoming Events

Father's Day Bike Ride Participants

June 18, 2023

Father’s Day Bike Ride

  • 8:30am-1pm, 6701 W. Forest Preserve Drive
  • A 10-mile recreational ride beginning at Eli's with a half point water break at Portage Park Elementary School.
  • FREE Safety Inspections at Rudy's, plus take 20% off all helmets any day prior to the ride at 5711 Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL
  • FREE Continental Breakfast and T-Shirt Registration required by June 11th.
  • Special hours on Father's Day (8:30am – 1pm) each registered participant will get a 20% off coupon to use at our store.
  • EACH individual will need to register for their own ticket!

Sponsored by Eli's Cheesecake, Rudy's Cycle and Fitness, Wright College, City of Chicago SAFE Ambassadors, Senator Robert Martwick, Representative Lindsey LaPointe, Alderman Nick Sposato, 16th District Chicago Police Department, Portage Park Chamber of Commerce.

A chocolate chip cheesecake

July 30, 2023

National Cheesecake Day

It’s our favorite day of the year! Celebrate with us and enjoy free cheesecake samples, games, and more.


September 8-10, 2023

Taste of Chicago

Taste is now in September! Enjoy Eli’s (and celebrate our 43rd birthday!) at the Taste of Chicago in Grant Park, America’s largest food festival.

Eli's Cheesecake Cookbook
Remarkable Recipes From a Chicago Legend

The Eli's Cheesecake Cookbook

Introducing The second edition of The Eli’s Cheesecake Cookbook, in honor of our 40th anniversary! Recipes for batters, crusts, and finishing touches allow readers to mix and match as many as 3,177 different combinations to create their own signature desserts. This book's 100 recipes include more than 20 variations on Eli Schulman’s iconic Chicago-style cheesecake and favorite dishes from the legendary Eli’s The Place For Steak.
Order The Eli's Cheesecake Cookbook