Take a walking tour with Pastry Chef, Jenny Lewis, as she recounts Chicago’s candy history. Past, present, and future, Chicago continues to dominate the candy and chocolate world with impressive and creative confection. The tour begins and ends on a sweet note while sampling nostalgic candy in-between. Please join us. Chicago Candy Tours was highlighted in Where Chicago! and featured in USA Today’s Food Tours in Chicago article!

Contact us at: (312)607-8939 or jlewischef@gmail.com

The New Chicago Boozy Candy Crawl

Join us for an “adult” sampling of liquor infused candies. Learn how these specialty sweets are prepared while listening to true legends & lore about Chicago’s liquor history.  From bathtub distilleries to Speakeasy finds… How candy & liquor met, Chicago style!

Tour Dates & Times:
Saturday & Sunday’s: 3:30pm

  • Admission: $45 per person
  • Duration: 1.5 – 2 hours
  • Starting point: Fannie May – 343 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60601 [map]
  • Ending point: Close to an establishment where you can linger with candy & liquor parings.

Please note: Guests must be 21 years of age

Original Candy TourWrigley-Building

Tour Dates & Times:
Saturday’s at 11am
Sunday’s at 12pm

  • Admission: $35 per person
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Groups: Limited to 10 persons
  • Starting point: Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile [map]

Please note: No children under 12. Cash or checks preferred.

If you are looking for an interesting way to see Chicago, don’t miss Chicago Candy Tours. Chef Jenny not only knows the history of candy and chocolate, she also shares information about local food/restaurants and architecture. She doesn’t sugar-coat the stories of competition among candy makers or the loss of Marshall Field’s beloved Frango Mints to Macy. She provides wonderful samples to supplement her considerable knowledge. ”    -Laurie from South Carolina

Bring the tour to you!

The walking-tour and lecture on Chicago’s candy industry can be brought to your facility!

Chef Lewis will guide you through a candy tasting while displaying “old time” advertisements as well as explanations on candy methods and techniques.

Office tastings and presentations available for groups from 10-100.

Chicago Candy History + Tasting + Candy making techniques+ Power Presentation = FUN

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