• 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Events + Happenings

This Week: October 20th through October 26th

Wednesday, October 22nd 6:30 – 8:30 pm Steve Dolinsky (The Hungry Hound)
Always hungry, seldom speechless, Steve Dolinsky a.k.a. ABC 7’s The Hungry Hound is appearing at Marcel’s!  Steve has won 12 James Beard Awards for his TV and radio work featuring Chicago’s best restaurants, bars and food shops. Join him for a fun evening of cocktails and sweet & savory crostini while he shares his experiences and stories from around the world. $50

The Garnier-Thiebaut trunk shows at Marcel’s have become a perennial favorite with a 20% discount on these fine french table linens. Join us Sunday, October 26th from Noon to 5 pm to see all of the beautiful patterns and get this special price on what’s in stock or special orders. All Garnier-Thiebaut purchases of $100 or more will receive a gift with purchase and special orders will be here in time for Thanksgiving.  Make your table beautiful this holiday season with Garnier-Thiebaut! 

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

Tuesday, October 21st 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Free Demo Jenny’s Fresh Spring Rolls with Dipping Sauce 

Tuesday, October 21st 6:30 – 8:30 pm Hands On Prep School: Perfecting Chicken with Chef Jamie Bordoshuk $50 Seats Available

Wednesday, October 22nd 12:30 – 2:30 pm Demo Midday at Marcel’s: What We’re Eating, Buying and Trying Now with Chef Robin Nathan $35 Seats Available

Wednesday, October 22nd 6:30 – 8:30 pm Demo Cocktails and Crostinis: An Evening with Steve Dolinsky $50 Seats Available

Thursday, October 23rd 6:30 – 9 pm Hands On The Art of Blending with Chef Kelly Sears $80 Seats Available

Friday, October 24th 6:30 – 9 pm Hands On Crisp and Clean: Napa Valley in the Fall with Chef Paul Lindemuth $80 Sold Out!

Saturday, October 25th 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Hands On Tricks & Treats: Little Kids and Adults Halloween with Chef Katie Wojciechowski  Ages 6 – 8 $50 for adult and child together Seats Available 

Saturday, October 25th 2:00 – 3:30 pm Hands On Ghosts & Ghouls: Mid Kids and Adults Halloween with Chef Lynn Dugan Ages 9 – 11 $50 for adult and child together Seats Available

Come Cook Create and Celebrate at Marcel’s!