In the Kitchen: Chelo’s Cheesecake

In the Kitchen
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Banquet Chef Mark Langevin of Chelo’s  joined us in The Rhode Show kitchen to show us how to make their Chelo’s Cheesecake.


  • 1 1/4 cup graham crackers crumbs
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 2 1/2 lbs. cream cheese
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 5 ea. large eggs


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Mix together graham crumbs and melted butter.
  3. Press the crumbs against the bottom of the greased cheese cake pan.
  4. Cook in the oven for 10 minutes.
  5. Remove the pan from oven and lower the temperature to 225 degrees
  6. In a large bowl, cream together cream cheese and sugar.
  7. Once smooth, blend in the eggs and vanilla, mixture should be thick but smooth.
  8. Pour the filling into the cheese cake pan. Make sure the filling goes no higher than 3 quarters from the top of the pan.
  9. Placed the cheesecake in a deep cake pan and place it in the oven . Fill the outer pan with water halfway up the cheesecake pan.
  10. Cook in the 225 degree oven for 2 1/2 hours. Cheesecake will be done when the top is light and firm.
  11. Chill for 4 hours in refrigerator.
  12. Once cooled, cut, plate and serve.

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