• REGISTER FOR THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE PRACTICAL

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

    REGISTER FOR THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE PRACTICAL
  • 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
  • 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
  • LUXURIOUS GIFT GIVING

    Hand pick a bundle of beautiful from our shop for yourself or as a gift  for someone with discerning taste.  

    LUXURIOUS GIFT GIVING
  • THE MARKET AT MARCEL’S CULINARY EXPERIENCE

    There’s one More reason to love Marcel’s: our Market featuring the freshest, tastiest morsels we’ve collected for you.  Fine cheeses, select charcuterie, hand-twisted breadsticks and more are all waiting for you to load up in your basket.

    THE MARKET AT MARCEL’S CULINARY EXPERIENCE
  • 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
  • 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
  • Upcoming Events

    September 2: SOUNDS ON THE STREET Celebrate late summer with free live concert on Main Street and sample the great tastes of Glen Ellyn from participating restaurants.
     
    September 10: Glen Ellyn’s 8th Annual BACKYARD BBQ – a festival of Meat & Music! This free event is a celebration for the entire family: smokin’ food, friendly competition and great live music.
     
    Upcoming Events
  • Back to School

    From August 15th through August 31st, Marcel’s will donate 10% of your purchase at Marcel’s or Marché to the P.T.A. at your school of choice.

    It’s super simple — when you are checking out, give us the name of your school and at the beginning of September, we’ll send your school’s PTA or equivalent organization a check!

    Back to School

Events + Happenings

This Week: August 29th – September 4th

ENDOFSUMMERSALEThe Marcel’s End of Summer Class Sale continues with special opportunities on all three of our classes this week. Click on the links below for all the details on these three fab chances to learn and have a delicious meal (and adult beverage) in our kitchen! Give us a call or sign up on line using the promo codes listed for each class for 20% off your class registration.  Now that’s the way to wrap up your summer cooking!

BACKTOSCHOOLSLIDESHOWThe kids are back in school but you can still take advantage of the Marcel’s and Marché Back to School program where your purchase earns your school’s PTA (or equivalent organization) a donation of 10% of the sale.  Through August 31st!
 
 
Screen Shot 2016-08-29 at 6.44.55 AMJoin the party for the last fling of summer in downtown Glen Ellyn at Sounds on the Street on Friday, September 2nd from 7 – 10:30 pm. Main Street between Hillside and Duane will be transformed into an end of summer block party with music from the School of Rock Show Team and headline act Split Decision.Enjoy food & drink from all the great restaurants on the block and have yourself a beautiful and fun summer evening!  Presented by the Alliance of Downtown Glen Ellyn, this event is free but a $5 per person donation is greatly appreciated! Do you want to help out while listening to all this great music?  We need volunteers to work the entrance/exits — sign up here for a quick two hour shift!
 
Here’s what’s happening in our kitchen this week: 
 
No Free Demo on Tuesday due to a Private Event scheduled after the calendars were printed
 
Tuesday, August 30th 6:30 – 9 pm Hands On Back to School but Not Back in the Kitchen Meals with Chef Heidi Kise $80 Seats Available Use Promo Code AUG30 for 20% off!
 
Thursday, September 1st 6:30 – 9 pm Hands On Cuban Style BBQ with Chef Paul Lindemuth $80 Seats Available Use Promo Code SEPT01 for 20% off!
 
Saturday,September 3rd 6:30 – 9 pm Hands On Beer Grill & Chill on the Kamado Joe with Chef Robin Nathan $85 Seats Available Use Promo Code SEPT03 for 20% off and all in stock Kamado Joe grills and accessories are 20% off too!
 
Come Cook Create and Celebrate at Marcel’s!