Since 1947 Kilwins has been a celebrated part of Americana having earned a reputation for providing high quality products and excellent service.  Kilwins heritage was built on the simple premise of creating their products from the finest ingredients and providing customers with great service.  Today they continue the tradition by uniquely combining high quality products with a warm friendly customer experience that is supported through a successful community of caring franchisees.  As in the past they continue to offer the finest quality traditional down-home confections and ice cream that are kitchen made fresh from premium ingredients and original recipes.

Greg and Jenny VanWyk who own the Kilwins Chocolates & Ice Cream in St Charles are excited to be opening their store and cordially invite you to be a part of their Grand Opening festivities.  The doors will open on Saturday May 9 from 11am-8pm.  Special promotions will be available throughout the Grand Opening, including the Kilwins moose who will be making his grand entrance and will appear throughout the weekend to keep everyone entertained.

Grand opening festivities will include:

  • An appearance by Kilwin the Chocolate Moose
  • The You Can't Beat Experience Jazz Band live performance
  • Old Tyme Barbershop Quartet
  • Balloons , Kilwins Caps and coupons for the kids....and a gift for all the Moms for Mother's Day!

From the moment you walk in Kilwins door your senses will be enticed with the warm sweet aroma of chocolate, fudge, caramel and other fresh homemade confections.  See creamy fudge being paddled the traditional way on marble tables.  Watch as their handcrafted products like caramel apples are hand dipped in the store right before your eyes.  Listen to the gentle gong of a wooden paddle on a copper kettle as sweet corns and brittles are being hand crafted.  Be sure to make time to come in, discover, and experience St. Charles newest family destination where you will find long glass cases full of Kilwins famous handmade chocolates.  Kilwins also has a wide variety of Original Recipe Ice Cream that is served in a fresh warm handmade waffle cone.  The store will also feature gift baskets, boxed chocolates, party trays and special occasion treats.  So be sure to make time to stop into Kilwins at 300 S. Main Street both you and your senses will be glad you did.

About Kilwins:

Founded in 1947, Kilwins Chocolates Franchise Inc. is headquartered in Petoskey, Michigan.  Kilwins manufactures and distributes high quality chocolates, fudge and other confections, and super premium ice cream and sells them via a network of franchised retail stores.  Kilwins focuses on developing quality stores that will provide opportunities for owners to give an extraordinary confectionery experience to their customers and community. 
"Sweet in every Sense since 1947"