Ooh La La Chocolate 5K - Chicago Sweetest Run 2017

November 5th 2017 You’ve run the rest, now run with the BEST! Featuring Three time Guinness World Record Holder, Food Network personality & Pastry Hall of Fame Chef Alain Roby’s delicious hot chocolate & Pain au Chocolat! The 5k will wind through the beautiful town of Geneva, Illinois & end at the world famous All …

Gingerbread House Competition - with Linda Yu

The decision of the winners for the 1st Gingerbread Contest at All Chocolate Kitchen to benefit Saving Tiny Hearts Society was difficult for the judges including ABC Channel 7’s Linda Yu and Daily Herald’s Anne Overboe. YOUTH
  • ALYSSA BINZ (Elgin)
  • ADAM BLACKMORE
  • JOSH AND RYAN DEARDORFF
ADULT
  • JASON HOLLY (Downers Grove)
  • CORDOGAN CLARKS ASSOCIATES
  • ROSALINDA LUSK also People Choice

The All Chocolate Kitchen, 33 S. Third S. in Geneva, in partnership with the Geneva Chamber of Commerce, hosted the 1st Annual Gingerbread House Competition to benefit the Saving tiny Hearts Society at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6. Participants were challenged to use their creativity to create gingerbread houses constructed and composed entirely of edible materials and showcased on a base measuring no more than 12 inches by 8 inches with a maximum height of 20 inches. The evening marked also  the two-year anniversary of the World’s Longest Candy Cane, made by Roby in 2012 and reaching 52 feet long. In what has become a beloved tradition in Geneva, Roby created a 10-foot replica of the Guinness World Record-breaking candy cane to commemorate the anniversary and then broke the candy cane into tiny pieces with a “magical” golden hammer for guests to enjoy. The competition hase been opened to youth (8 – 17 years) and adults (18 years and up). Entries were judged on overall appearance, originality/creativity, difficulty and precision. All proceeds benefit the Saving Tiny Hearts Society. In the Adult Category, the grand-prize winner received a package from Chicago’s WLS TV, including two tickets to a taping of “Windy City Live” and a Gift Certificate to Hubbard Inn in Downtown Chicago. The second-prize winner received a private party for 10 at The All Chocolate Kitchen, featuring specialized desserts prepared by Roby himself ($350 value). The third-prize winner received a $50 gift certificate to the All Chocolate Kitchen. In the Youth Category, the grand-prize winner received a private party for 10 at the All Chocolate Kitchen ($350 value). The second-prize winner received a fondue for 12 and a 12-piece Exclusive Aroma Line ($100 value). The third-prize winner received a $25 Gift Certificate to the All Chocolate Kitchen a copy of the Second Edition of “Alain Roby’s American Classics, Casual and Elegant Desserts” signed by Roby ($64 value). First-, second- and third-place prizes and ribbons were awarded in both categories and featured on display at the All Chocolate Kitchen. Beginning Dec. 4-6, the community had the possibility to vote for their favorite house for the People’s Choice Award in each category. The winners were announced on Saturday, Dec. 6.
A.C.K. celebrates four years anniversary of world's longest candy cane

A.C.K. celebrates four years anniversary of world's longest candy cane

Chef Alain Roby presents a 10-foot long replica of his Guinness World Record-breaking 51 ft. candy cane at The All Chocolate Kitchen on December 3rd. GENEVA, Ill. – Three-time Guinness World Record holder Chef Alain Roby will celebrate the four-year anniversary of his creation of the World’s Longest Candy Cane on Saturday, December 3 starting…