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 at 6 p.m. at the All Chocolate Kitchen, 33 South Third Street in Geneva. 

Dancers from the Alma Dance School will be performing, live reindeer, Chef Roby will present a 10-foot long smaller replica of his Guinness World Record-breaking 51 ft. candy cane at his store in Geneva. The 10-foot long candy cane will be broken into tiny pieces with a “magical” golden hammer by Chef Roby and Ella Joy for all guests to enjoy.

Ella Joy is seven years old and was diagnosed with stage 4 Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma T-Cell cancer in 2013. After two and a half years of battling the cancer with chemotherapy, Ella has been in remission since January 2016. Ella and her family have attended the One Step Chicago Day Camp and One Step Family Camp for the past two years. These programs are just two of the eleven programs provided by Children’s Oncology Services, Inc., to which the proceeds from Roby’s sold out Ohh-La-La Chocolate 5K on November 6th benefited.

During the celebration, guests will have a chance to see Chef Roby’s newest larger than life chocolate sculpture, the Enchanted Castle. Made with 200 lbs. of white chocolate, the castle will stand 10 ft. tall and will have six towers. Once it is finished, the castle will be displayed at the All Chocolate Kitchen for everyone to see.

Chef Alain Roby of the All Chocolate Kitchen was named the 2013 Pastry Chef of the Year by the Chicago Culinary Museum.  As an award-winner, Roby was recently inducted into their Chef Hall of Fame. A Certified Master Chef of Pastry and Sugar Artistry, and Hall of Fame member in both Pastry Art & Design and Chocolatier magazines, Chef Roby is internationally known for his talent in creating sugar and chocolate masterpieces. He is the only pastry chef to hold three Guinness World Records for his creations of the World’s Tallest Cooked Sugar Building, the World’s Tallest Chocolate Sculpture and the World’s Longest Candy Cane.

His award-winning cooked sugar building was 12 feet, 10 inches tall, his chocolate sculpture was 20 feet, 8 inches tall, and his candy cane was 51 feet long.

When: Saturday, December 3rd at 6 p.m.

Where: All Chocolate Kitchen, 33 South Third Street in downtown Geneva, Illinois.

A destination to indulge in and relax, A.C.K.’s unique decorations ornamenting the interior is a tribute to Chef Roby’s award winning chocolate creations.  The walls of A.C.K. are adorned with photos of Chef Roby’s award winning events, down to the exact shoes that Chef wears as he works on each.  A.C.K. guests have complimentary access to Chef Roby’s famous chocolate creations, including a 23-foot-tall all chocolate enchanted tree, made entirely out of Dark Belgian Chocolate; a 700 lb. sculpture of Neil Armstrong in an astronaut suit, created out of white chocolate for the Adler Planetarium that was featured on the Food Network and the Learning Channel; and finally, a life-size, 650 lb. white chocolate Blackhawks player, honoring Chicago native/former NHL player Eddie Oleczyk, presented to him at the Blackhawks’ celebration of the 2010 Stanley Cup.

Hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. 

For more information call 630.232.2395.


children-oncologyChildren’s Oncology Services, Inc. is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of children diagnosed with cancer. Through our One Step Programs, we offer camp experiences and other programs throughout the year that allow children with cancer to just be kids. Our programs offer fun, friendship and support in a safe and nurturing environment. We exist to heal scars that no one can see such as fear, isolation, depression, lack of support and no longer fitting in. Through community, support and shared experiences with peers, we deliver happy, pain free medicine called “camp.”

For further information: http://www.onestepcamp.org/


Alma Dance School is devoted to offer the best and most complete dance training in the Chicago area to ensure that our trainees receive proper education in the beginning and throughout their development as dancers, extending their knowledge and possibilities as future artists.

For further information:http://www.almadanceschool.com/

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Chef Alain Roby will go for a three-peat as he obtains his third Guinness World Record in downtown Geneva on Saturday, December 8 at 7:00 p.m.


Geneva pastry chef Alain Roby broke his third Guinness World Record Saturday night by creating the world’s longest candy cane, measuring at 51 feet long. Roby, who already holds world records for the tallest cooked sugar building and tallest chocolate sculpture, pulled sugar starting at the Geneva Courthouse and stretched it to the intersection in front of his All Chocolate Kitchen, at 33 S. Third St., on Saturday.
The candy cane fit in well with the festive decorations on Third Street as residents, candy fans and even Mayor Kevin Burns joined in to cheer on Roby.
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