Terry's Toffee is an Oscar favorite

March 3, 2010 9:37:21 AM PST
Chicago's own Terry's Toffee will be served up as a special treat at Sunday's Oscar ceremony.

Presenters and other VIPs involved in the 82nd Annual Academy Awards show will find the candy in the Green Room and Dressing Rooms. It's the 6th year in a row that celebs will be enjoying Terry's Toffee at the Oscars.

Terry Opalek founded the premium candy company in 2002 using his Grandmother McCall's classic English Toffee recipe. "What makes Terry's Toffee so distinctive is the exotic infusion of herbs, extracts and nuts from around the world, Terry says. "Our 15 flavors of gourmet toffee connect people and is shared and enjoyed literally all over the world." Among the flavors: McCall's Classic, named for his grandmother; Lavenilla, Mazel Toffee, Lemon Paradise, Cran-orange Passion and Peppermint Pistachio Crunch.

Opalek says Penelope Cruz is one of Terry Toffee's biggest fans.

If you want to munch along with stars, you'll find Terry's Toffee at 1117 W. Grand Avenue Chicago, IL 60622; 312.733.2700; visit the Terry's Toffee website terrystoffee.com for other local retailers that sell the gourmet toffee. You can watch the live telecast of the 82nd Annual Academy Awards show at air at 7 pm on Sunday, March 7, on ABC 7