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.

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

Chocolate Tasting Tour, Food of the Gods, Chicago Style

As immigrants settled in the “New World” natives called “chicagoua” (wild onions!) some brought with them the artisan skills form their “Old World” countries…confection making.

Please join us for this contemporary chocolate tasting tour, plus secrets from a Confection instructor herself, Chef LewisGuests will enjoy a tour sampling hand-selected chocolates from five shops while learning about chocolate and Chicago’s sweet history.

Did you know this candy had a different name before Baby Ruth? Courtesy Made in Chicago Museum

Tour Dates & Times:
Saturday’s at 2 pm
Sunday’s at 2 pm

  • Admission: $45 per person
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Starting point: Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile [map]

Please note: No children under 10. Cash or checks preferred.


Holiday Candy Tour

Candy cane William B Steenberge Bangor NY 1844-1922

Feel the holiday spirit through festive displays and aromas in the Christkindl market in Chicago, while touring and sampling nostalgic and holiday candies between. The tour ends on a sweet and historic note,  with a chocolate recipe made for over 100 years!

Tour Dates & Times: November 22th, 2019 through December 22, 2019
Saturday’s at 11 am
Sunday’s at 12 pm

  • Admission: $35 or person*
  • Duration: 1.5 hours 
  • Starting point: Macy’s on State Street [map]

*Book a party of three people and your 4th person is 1/2 off!

“Candy canes have origins in Germany but the first patent for a candy cane making machine was here in Chicago by the Bunte Brothers in the early 1920’s. Join us for a tour with special holiday candies and sweets. Chicago will impress your sweet side! “


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