• BEST COOKING SCHOOL FOR DATE NIGHT

    Marcel’s Culinary Experience is featured in Chicago Magazine’s 2014 Best of Chicago.

    BEST COOKING SCHOOL FOR DATE NIGHT
  • Le Creuset Stainless Steel

    Inspired by Le Creuset’s rich heritage of color and design, our radiant new cookware brings European craftsmanship and character—as well as our iconic three-ring detailing—to life in brilliant, high-performing stainless steel.

    Le Creuset Stainless Steel
  • EVENTS LIKE NO OTHER

    Gather with friends, family or colleagues to celebrate the special milestones that make life and work meaningful. Orchestrate the fresh unexpected gathering that no one can forget.

    Another fabulous cooking class and dinner last night at Marcel’s.  Your food, wine, service and class are all outstanding!!  – Don Newcomb, Chicago Gourmets

    EVENTS LIKE NO OTHER
  • 2014 Kitchenware Retailer of the Year

    and U.S. Global Innovator Award (gia) winner for independent kitchen retailers. 

    “Jill Foucré and her team have created a successful and thriving concept that combines the best brands of the housewares industry in a space that is warm and welcoming.” -Anna Wolfe, Editor-in-Chief of The Gourmet Retailer  

    2014 Kitchenware Retailer of the Year
  • REGISTER FOR THE BOLD, THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE PRACTICAL

    Create your registry for brides, grooms, birthdays, everyday wishes and search for other registries here. Our staff can help you craft the right mix of everyday essentials and extraordinarily special heirloom worthy additions.

    REGISTER FOR THE BOLD, THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE PRACTICAL
  • THE MARKET AT MARCEL’S CULINARY EXPERIENCE

    There’s one More reason to love Marcel’s: our new Market featuring the freshest, tastiest morsels we’ve collected for you. Delicious cheese, artisan salumi, specialty butters, fine wine, fresh baguettes and more!

    THE MARKET AT MARCEL’S CULINARY EXPERIENCE
  • LEARN, WATCH, DIVE IN AND EAT

    There’s a class tailored to your palate, global curiosity and social schedule. Register today to reserve your spot in the kitchen and at the table.

    Chef Lynn is a wonderfully warm and talented chef. She is a great representation for your store and makes Glen Ellyn a better place!
    -Class Participant

    LEARN, WATCH, DIVE IN AND EAT
  • LUXURIOUS GIFT GIVING

    Hand pick a bundle of beautiful from our shop for yourself or as a gift  for someone with discerning taste.  Table and serveware from Michael Aram and Peterman’s Wooden Bowls…perfection!

    LUXURIOUS GIFT GIVING
  • A DOWNTOWN TO TREASURE

    Marcel’s is located in the heart of historic Glen Ellyn, Illinois at 490 Main Street.
    Welcome. Cook Create and Celebrate with us.

    “I decided that I will accept that there’s a heaven, if, when I get there, it looks like this store.”  – Ina Pinkney

    A DOWNTOWN TO TREASURE

Events + Happenings

This Week: February 23rd through March 1st, 2015

KE Cover phjoto Ben Fink (1)We are delighted to welcome to Marcel’s kitchen Eugenia Bone, nationally known food journalist and author of five books, including the James Beard Award nominated Well Preserved: Recipes and Techniques for Putting Up Small Batches of Seasonal Food and her most recent, The Kitchen Ecosystem, which has been nominated for a Books for a Better Life award, and was on many best cookbooks of 2014 lists.  Eugenia is at Marcel’s to teach you how to approach cooking as a continuum, where each meal draws on elements from a previous one, providing the building blocks for another.
 
Please join us for “Finding the Best Flavor in What you Usually Throw Away” Friday, March 6th 12:00 – 1:30 pm followed by book signing $15 Books can be purchased in advance or at the event at Marcel’s or The Bookstore. 

Here’s what’s happening in Marcel’s kitchen this week: 

Tuesday, February 24th 11 am – 2 pm Free Demo Diane’s Frizzled Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and Walnuts 
Tuesday, February 24th 6:30 – 9 pm Demo Twilight at Marcel’s: Dinner from Buenos Aires with Chef Lynn Dugan $45 Seats Available! 
Sunday, March 1st 2 – 4 pm Hands On Big Kids: Cooking with Caramel with Chef Cherise Slattery Ages 12 – 16 $40 Seats Available! 
 
Give us a call at 630-790-8500 to get on the Waiting List for these sold out classes: 
Thursday, February 26th 6:30 – 9 pm Hands On Fish in a Flash with Chef Paul Lindemuth $80  
Friday, February 27th 6:30 – 9 pm Cocktail Party with Interactive Demonstrations Kitchen Collaboration: Street Food with Chefs Kelly Sears and Robin Nathan $75
 
Cook Create and Celebrate at Marcel’s!