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Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson with Chicago's Morning Answer on AM 560 was at Morkes Chocolates in Palatine broadcasting live on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.

Rhonda Morkes Dehn was a board member of Retailers Confectioners International from 2013 through 2016.

Morkes Chocolates participated in America's Baking and Sweets Show November 14th - 16th, 2014.

Chicago’s CBS2/WBBM News broadcasted live from Morkes Chocolates on Good Friday, April 18, 2014. Vince Gerasole and his TV crew featured our Easter Chocolates.

On April 1, 2014, Today’s Chicago Woman featured Rhonda Morkes Dehn.

Rhonda Morkes Dehn was interviewed by the Daily Herald on March 24, 2014 - Morkes Chocolates Continues To Pour Its Family Tradition.


On Feb. 27, 2014 Chicago NBC’s Inc.Well wrote an article on Morkes Chocolates’ Awards Statues - Chicago Area Chocolate Company Offers Chocolate Awards Statues.

In February 2014, a Made In Chicago segment on WBBM News Radio, Andy Giersher spoke with Rhonda Morkes Dehn about Morkes Chocolates’ Valentine Day treats.

On February 14, 2014 Joanie Lum of Chicago Fox 32 News broadcasted live from Morkes Chocolates.

On January 20, 2014 Morkes Chocolates was featured in the Palatine Patch - Morkes Chocolates: Satisfying Sweet Tooths Since 1920.

On January 8, 2014, Morkes Chocolates was featured in JOURNALOnline - Palatine Chocolate Shop Still Going Strong.

Morkes Chocolates’ rats were featured in Martha Stewart’s Halloween Magazine edition. Our Rat Pack and Rat & Trap were chosen by the editors to be included in the Fall 2013 magazine.



Morkes Chocolates’ Bourbon Cherries were included in an exclusive package for The Rolling Stones 2013 Concert in Chicago.

Chicago’s WGN Morning News with Marcus Leshock visited Morkes Chocolates in December 2013 and interviewed Rhonda Morkes Dehn.

Frank Mathie of Chicago’s ABC Eyewitness News visited Morkes Chocolates On December 11, 2013 and interviewed Rhonda Morkes Dehn. Read the article Morkes Chocolates Creates Christmas Ornament Caramel Apples here.

Morkes Chocolates placed 4th out of 80 participants in the Palatine 4th of July parade on Saturday, July 6th, 2013. If you were there we hope you got a piece of chocolate!



On January 2, 2013 Morkes Chocolates’ Cake Donut was spotted on Foodspotting!



Rhonda Morkes Dehn accepting the 1st Place award for Best Valentine Idea at the Retail Confectioners International Expo in Cincinnati, Ohio in January 2013.



Frank Gallo chef and owner of Francesco’s Hole In The Wall restaurant in Northbrook, IL created a dessert including a Morkes Chocolate Shoe.



December 2, 2011 Morkes Chocolates was a featured presenter at Chicago’s Field Museum's Chocolate Around the World exhibit display.