• 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • GLOBAL KNIVES: IN THE TRADITION OF THE SAMURAI SWORD

    Global is a family-owned business whose manufacturing includes old artisanal techniques which combine tradition with the latest technology to provide superior precision, performance, and durability.

    GLOBAL KNIVES: IN THE TRADITION OF THE SAMURAI SWORD
  • 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 WALK THROUGH THE FIELD OF FLOWERS

    Juliska’s newest pattern, Field of Flowers, is at Marcel’s this spring. Beautiful, durable, and perfect for your springtime table!

    A WALK THROUGH THE FIELD OF FLOWERS
  • PALM IS THE NEW COLOR

    for this summer and partnered with the all new premium stainless steel, it is the most beautiful cookware in the world.  All from Le Creuset, the most trusted and treasured name in cookware, bakeware and more.

    PALM IS THE NEW COLOR
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: August 25th through August 31st

Sale tagsOur End of Summer Sale continues with all kinds of great items up to 50% off — select tableware, linens, grilling accessories, and some key cookware and electrics are all on special.  And while you’re in, make sure to peruse the sale wall in the dining room – you’ll always find special markdowns there. Make sure to stop in to snag that item you’ve been pondering all summer! 


Our busy kitchen is all revved up for the fall and holiday season with classes through the end of the year available for registration.  From special guests Gale Gand, Anupy Singla, Steve Dolinsky, and Deb Pankey to fun wine and beer pairing classes to getting ready for the holidays to classes for kids of all ages – we have it all!  There’s a reason Chicago Magazine voted us Best Cooking School for Date Night! Check out all of the details here and sign up on line, in the store, or over the phone. 

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

Tuesday, August 26th 11 am – 2 pm Free Demo Daily Herald Food Section Columnist Penny Kazmier’s Duo of Summer Salads
 
Thursday, August 30th 6:30 – 9:00 pm Hands On California Grill with Chef Paul Lindemuth Seats Available
 
Come cook, create, and celebrate at Marcel’s!