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Sunday Night Foods, May 2024

Sunday Night Foods, the maker of luxurious, premium chocolate
ganache crafted in small batches, exhibits its award-winning Dark + Decadent Chocolate Ganache and new Vegan Chocolate Premium Sauce for the first time at the National Restaurant Association Show 2024.

Des Moines Register, May 2024

Sunday Night Foods, the Des Moines-based premium chocolate dessert sauces company, won the gold award in the dessert toppings category as part of theSpecialty Food Association's 2024 Sofi Awards.

PR Newswire, May 2024

Sunday Night® Foods has won the Gold Award in the Dessert Toppings category as part of the Specialty Food Association's (SFA) 2024 sofi™ Awards, a top honor in the$207-billionspecialty food industry.

Taste of Home, May 2024

Through nourishing food and thoughtful touches, express your care and condolences with sympathy gift baskets.

Food Network, May 2024

Whether you're shopping for yourself or the mother figure in your life, you're bound to find something beautiful for her kitchen or a delicious treat to eat.


Some 3,000 brands converged in Anaheim for this annual natural products extravaganza. Here are some of the hottest trends spotted by New Hope's editors on the trade show floor.

NBC News, March 2024

Learn more about the women behind our favorite beauty products, apparel and more.

E! News, FEBRUARY 2024

Spring break is the perfect time to indulge & pamper yourself with your favorite things, and this chocolate sauce gift box is a lovely way to treat yourself to some decadent luxury without actually breaking the bank.

New Hope Network, February

Sunday Night® Foods has been named a NEXTY Award
Finalist for Best Vegan Product for its new Vegan Chocolate Premium Sauce from the New
Hope Network.

Des Moines Register, SEPTEMBER 2023

The winner of more than 600 state and national culinary awards appeared on three culinary shows over the years. Eileen Gannon competed on “Bake It Like Buddy” with “Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro on the Discovery Family Channel. Gannon and her daughter, Helen Hutchison, won $1,000 and bakeware in a Season 1, Episode 3 show.


Sunday Night® Foods has won the New Product Award for the second year in a row in the Dessert Toppings category as part of the Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) 2023 sofi™ Awards, a top honor in the $175 billion specialty food industry. Sunday Night will be showcasing its award-winning sauce June 25 - 27 at the Summer Fancy Food Show in Booth #1354 at the Javits Center in New York.


Sunday Night® Foods today launches its award-winning Dark + Decadent Chocolate Ganache for chefs nationwide in 8-pound, flexible pouches. The luxurious, premium ganache won the prestigious sofi™ Award for New Product for Dessert Toppings from the Specialty Food Association in 2022.


Alexis M. Taylor, U.S. Department of Agriculture under secretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs, will lead the department’s first regional agribusiness trade mission to the Netherlands with a delegation of more than 50 businesses, trade associations and state government leaders seeking to increase U.S. agricultural exports to the Netherlands, Scandinavia and other countries. Sunday Night Foods, a Des Moines-based company that sells dessert sauces, will be the only Iowa company in the delegation.

Food Network, November 2022

The time we’ve spent at home has made us really appreciate our co-workers. Whether they’re balancing parenthood with work or simply never fail to clock in on-time, our colleagues have made these past few years a bit more bearable. So, why not show them how much you value their support with a little gift? To help, we’re sharing 25 foodie-approved buys for the entire office. From yummy snacks that can be enjoyed both inandout of the office to practical desk must-haves, these gift ideas will make you the star employee.

Food Network, November 2022

Chocolate always makes a good gift. Whether it’s rich chocolate cake or brownies, artistically designed truffles or decadent hot chocolate, there’s a chocolate gift for everyone on your list. We’ve rounded up the best chocolate gifts for giving sweetness this holiday season.

IACP, November 2022

Winners of the 2022 International Association of Culinary Professionals Awards were announced on Friday November 18, 2022.

On Friday November 18, 2022, the International Association of Culinary Professionals announced the winners of the prestigious IACP awards from the Middleby Showroom in Dallas and New York. The announcement was made via video and can be viewed online on Vimeo.

QVC, Aug 2022

Rich, velvety, and decadent, this assortment of chocolate sauces taste so good. Pour them on ice cream, bread pudding, or whatever else your heart desires. From Sunday Night Foods.

Mommy's Block Party, July, 2022

Summer is a time for laughter, family gatherings, cook-outs, and campfires! Food is one of the staples that gathers people together, no matter what type of activity it might be, or what day of the week. Often times, summer gatherings include partaking in delicious summer desserts. Growing up, no matter whether the dessert included ice-cream or cake, there was always a chocolate sauce nearby at most of the gatherings I went to.  

Authority Magazine, July 2022

Asa part of our series about “Why We Need More Women Founders”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Eileen Gannon.

Sunday Night® Foods was founded by Eileen Gannon, a former corporate executive and award-winning baker who turned her passion into a profession when she launched the company’s first products in 2021. The specialty food company offers luxurious, shelf-stable, premium chocolate ganache crafted in small batches with only the finest pure ingredients. In its first year, Sunday Night won a prestigious sofi™ Award for New Product for Dessert Toppings from the Specialty Food Association. The company donates 1 percent of sales to the National Alliance on Mental Illness and is located in Des Moines, Iowa.

Gourmet News, June 2022

Sunday Night Foods was created to meet growing consumer demands for clean, higher-quality ingredients to bake with at home. Each jar of chocolate ganache is made in small batches using a classic French technique, resulting in a glossy product that is filled with fragrant, freshbrownie notes and hints of pure vanilla and sea salt. The sauces can be enjoyed as a topping, as a recipe starter, or with a spoon.

Gourmet News, June 2022

The third day of the SFA Summer Fancy Food Show saw less foot traffic than Day 2, but many exhibitors were excited about the contacts they made the previous day. Somehow, I thought it was going to be a slower-paced day for me, but I still didn’t get to visit some booths I’d wanted to see.

Urban Milan, June 2022

If Dad has a sweet tooth he will love the Sunday Night 3 Flavor Gift Pack! This gift box features three luxurious, velvety sauces including theSweet + Rich sauce, Dark + Decadent Sauce and the Dark Chocolate + Sea Salt Sauce! The Sweet + Rich sauce is universally loved by all ages because it tastes just like fresh, homemade brownies, with sweet hints of butter, vanilla, and caramel. The Dark + Decadent sauce is robust and rich, with essence of fruit and warm spices and a fragrant cocoa finish. And lastly the Dark Chocolate + Sea Salt sauce has a silky, deep chocolate base with a savory, salty finish. Dad will fall into chocolate euphoria with every bite of every jar!

Beautiful Touches, June 2022

Is school out where you live?  It is here in central Florida.  It’s time to start thinking about summer fun.  Maybe you will be traveling over the next few months, or taking a staycation on your own or with your family.  Here are some brands that we’ve had the pleasure to work with.

FOX31 Denver, June 2022

The Keystone Bacon & Bourbon Festival is back and bringing Keystone chefs alongside special guests from Iowa will be serving unique bacon creations, transforming River Run Village into a bacon-centric mecca.

Specialty Food Association, June 2022

2022 Fancy Food Show New York City livestream featuring Sunday Night Foods

Cheddar News, JUNE 2022

Watch our founder make our famous Sunday Night Chocolate Rum Martini on Cheddar News!

Food & Wine, May 2022

From the very first time she churned out a pint of vanilla, watching as a batch of cream turned thick and silky in an ice cream maker, chef Fany Gerson was hooked. "Making ice cream is just as fun as eating it," she says. Gerson loved making ice cream so much that in 2010, she opened La Newyorkina, an ice cream and paleta shop in New York City that drew on her expertise and passion for Mexican sweets and pastries, and later wrote a cookbook called Mexican Ice Cream with all of her tips and tricks.

mashed, May 2022

Every once in a while, we all deserve a little treat to cap off a long day. Sometimes, we just care to celebrate a special occasion with an indulgent drink or two. Throughout history, cocktails have been sipped by restaurant diners, bar patrons, and partygoers far and wide (via VinePair). The intoxicating medleys are made with a variety of spirits fit to any drinker's liking. From the rum-infused daiquiri to the tequila-forward margarita to the whiskey-based old fashioned, there's a seemingly endless array of quaffable possibilities. No matter someone's preferred palate, they're likely to discover a cocktail that best suits their tastes.

Sunday Night Foods, May 2022

DES MOINES, Iowa (May 9, 2022) – Sunday Night® Foods has won the New Product Award in the Dessert Toppings category as part of the Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) 2022 sofi™ Awards, a top honor in the $170.4 billion specialty food industry. Sunday Night will be showcasing its award-winning sauce June 12 - 14 at the Summer Fancy Food Show in Booth #6204 in the Start Up Pavilion at the Javits Center in New York.

Brittney Levine, May 2022

Host Cyrus Webb welcomes Trends Expert Brittney Levine to #ConversationsLIVE to discuss great gifts for mom.

Woman's Day Magazine, April/May 2022

Woman's Day, one of the oldest and most beloved of all the traditional women's magazines, is ever-evolving to fit the needs of modern readers.

Insider, April 2022

The pure simplicity of Oreos is the key to their appeal; the crunchy, chocolatey cookie and the sweet, smooth cream achieve such a perfect balance that it's hard to think of any way to improve them. 

That said, there is one ingredient that, when added to Oreos, makes them even more crave-worthy and indulgent: chocolate. 

Brittney H Levine, April 2022

This past week, we had some fun segments in Austin, Vegas, Atlanta and NYC showcasing the hottest gifts to get your mom for Mother’s Day this year.  From the foodie mom, to the eco-chic mom, and the active, sporty mom who loves keeping up with the trends, we have every type of mom covered!

We Are Austin, April 2022

This year we have all the moms covered! The Foodie Mom, Eco-chic mom, and the active, sporty mom who loves keeping up with the trends! Joining us today to chat about how to spoil mom this mother’s day, is style and trend expert Brittney Levine.

On The Menu Podcast, APRIL 2022

Ladies at the Top of their Game:

Mary Lindemann, Pine River Many Flavor Cheese Food Cups, and Eileen Gannon, Sunday Night Foods, Fabulous Chocolate Sauces

Business Record Innovation IOWA, Mar 2022

In today’s labor market it’s more and more common to hear of people leaving their jobs or at least reconsidering how they want to work and their career aspirations.

The “pandemic pivot,” as she calls it, is not Eileen Gannon’s entrepreneurial story.

iHeart Radio, Mar 2022

WBZ's Jordan Rich talks with Matt Robinson of about Sunday Night Foods chocolate sauce.

HER MONEY, Lindsay Tigar, MAR 2022

These amazing women have created businesses offering everything from health and fashion products to motherhood and beyond.

Food Business News, FEB 2022

KANSAS CITY — Sometimes overlooked and added as an afterthought, sauces and condiments have the power to impact a meal in more ways than one.

Food Business News, FEB 2022

LAS VEGAS — The Winter Fancy Food Show brought more than 800 companies together Feb. 6-8 in Las Vegas to debut their latest products. The event marked the first in-person Fancy Food Show in two years.

Sunday Night Foods, FEB 2022

Sunday Night® Foods Creates New Product Category 

Shelf-stable, premium chocolate ganache satisfies growing consumer demand for higher-quality, at-home baking and snacking

WHO 13, Feb 2022

Eileen Gannon, Founder and CEO of Sunday Night Foods, shares her saucy treat. The award-winning baker opened her business a few months ago.

DSM, Feb 2022

When was the last time you enjoyed a chocolate cream pie? Or more to the point, when was the last time you even craved one?

DSM, SEPT 2021

Eileen Gannon is launching her recipe website, Sunday Night Foods, with three gourmet premium chocolate dessert sauces, which she’s been working on for three years.

Sunday Night Foods, NOV 2021

Sunday Night Foods Launches a Line of Chocolate Premium Dessert Sauces

“1 sauce, 1000 ideas” campaign showcases ingenious gourmet dessert-maker

bake, Nov 2021

Sunday Night Foods is introducing a line of chocolate dessert sauces. The sauces are available in 9.2-oz glass jars and come in three varieties: Sweet + Rich Chocolate, Dark + Decadent Chocolate, and Dark Chocolate + Sea Salt.

Wini Moranville - Everyday French Cooking, NOV 2021

Breaking news from Amerique profonde (deep America—what the French call the American heartland):

A new food company in Des Moines, Iowa, has recently launched what I honestly think is the best purchased chocolate sauce I’ve ever had in my life—anywhere. I’ve just ordered a bunch of jars of for this year’s gift-giving.

Ames Tribune, Sept 2018

Ames’ Eileen Gannon and her daughter, Helen Gannon, will compete on “Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro’s new show, “Bake It Like Buddy,” at 8 p.m tonight on the Discovery Family channel.

Eileen Gannon, the senior vice president of corporate communications/investments at Workiva, passed down her passion for baking to her daughter.

Des Moines Register, Sept 2018

Culinary excellence is often a family affair in Des Moines, and one mother-daughter duo is bringing even more attention to Iowa's food scene.

A new television show called 'Bake It Like Buddy' starring New Jersey "Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro, will feature Eileen Gannon of Des Moines and her 10-year-old daughter Helen Hutchison in an episode this Saturday, Sept. 15, on the Discovery Family Channel at 8 p.m.

Des Moines Register, Sept 2018

Eileen Gannon and Helen Hutchison compete on Bake It Like Buddy, an all-new family baking competition series on Discovery Family starring “Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro and American baking families from across the country.

Des Moines Register, Aug 2015

Eileen Gannon and her daughter Helen Hutchison moved with the grace of a seamless pas de deux as they worked swiftly to finish preparing a double-layer, cream-filled chocolate cake.

Their matching pink aprons flowing, the pair had just 30 minutes to make their cake batter, filling and frosting "oven ready." Their every move was being judged for the "Create a Family Baking Legacy" food competition at the Iowa State Fair. (They were also judged on the taste of their finished cake, which they brought already frosted and topped with a bright red rose.)

Des Moines Register, Aug 2015

Eileen Gannon bakes a blueberry coffee cake with her daughter Helen Hutchison, 7, at their home in Des Moines on Tuesday, August 6, 2015 for Helen to enter in the Iowa State Fair. Gannon said she learned a love for baking and cooking from her mother which she is now passing on to her children.

New York Daily News, Aug 2012

A bacon-flavored coffee called "How to Win a Guy With One Sip" has won a $10,000 jackpot and the bragging rights to being recreated and sold at a popular coffee chain across the US.

Des Moines, Iowa resident Eileen Gannon beat out five other competitors with her pumpkin pie-spiced, bacon-flavored coffee at a contest held in New York last week, where her creation was lauded as the most "imaginative drink in America."

delish, sept 2012

An outrageous food concoction served at the Iowa State Fair is coming to your local coffeehouse. The final round of the Seattle's Best "Red Cup Showdown" took place at the fair, where the winner, Eileen Gannon, laid down the gauntlet with her bacon-inspired java. Gannon's winning recipe — which combined Seattle's Best Level 5 coffee with caramelized bacon and hints of pumpkin pie spice — wowed the judges. In addition to scoring the $10,000 prize money, Gannon will see her drink served at Seattle's Best locations across the country.