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  • Tampa’s favorite toffee named one of Oprah’s Favorite Things

    Tampa residents have long known about the great toffee produced by Toffee to Go, and now the rest of the world will know about it too! A dream come true for the Tampa-based business, Toffee to Go has been named on Oprah Winfrey’s 2013 list of her Favorite Things published in the December issue of O, The Oprah Magazine. Read More

  • 'GMA' Deals and Steals: Oprah's Favorite Things Edition

    Oprah Winfrey has just unveiled her “Favorite Things” for 2013, calling this year’s must-have items the “ultimate, ultimate” list. Tory Johnson invited O magazine’s creative director Adam Glassman to join her for a special edition of "Deals and Steals" featuring personal favorites from Oprah and the O magazine staff from the 2013 list… Read More

  • South Tampa sweets staple lands on Oprah’s ‘favorite’ list

    The December 2013 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, has a taste of Tampa. The Holiday Collection Tower from Toffee to Go, a retailer and manufacturer of handmade toffee in South Tampa, popped up on this year’s “Oprah’s Favorite Things,” a dream co-owner Lisa Schalk has had since she and her husband, Jim, started the company 11 years ago... Read More

  • Tampa’s Toffee to Go chosen for Oprah’s ‘Favorite Things’

    Lisa Schalk is bracing herself for “The Oprah Effect.” The one-time stay-at-home mom and current owner of Tampa’s-own Toffee to Go business has been accepted into one of the most powerful business-boosting venues in modern consumer culture: Inclusion in O, The Oprah Magazine as one of Oprah’s “Favorite Things... Read More

  • Tampa toffee makes Oprah's Favorite Things list

    It's only November but a Bay area mom-and-pop candy store is getting the best Christmas gift they could've imagined, and it's coming from the former Queen of Talk. Oprah has put Lisa and Jim Schalk's Toffee to Go on her 2013 Favorite Things list... Read More

  • Oprah Chose Toffee to Go!

    "This is the ultimate, ultimate list of my Favorite Things," says Oprah. Why? Because no matter who's on your holiday list, you'll find everything from the whimsical stocking stuffer to the over-the-top indulgence.... Read More

  • Top women in Tampa's food scene share hard-earned wisdom

    You'd think some of the women leaders in Tampa's food scene would have resumes filled with elite culinary training and stints at far-flung, renowned restaurants. But they don't. Ask Maryann Ferenc, Suzanne Perry, Jeannie Pierola and Lisa Schalk where they found their inspiration and they'll talk about growing up around food or getting a wild idea... Read More

  • Toffee to Go Grows, Adds 30 Jobs In Tampa

    It all started with an intimate network of family and friends enjoying the mouthwatering chocolate treat from the Schalk family kitchen. In 2002, the small, family-based business went live and decided to share their sweet handcrafted treasure with... Read More

  • Toffee to Go hits the road (Video)

    When I interviewed Toffee to Go Owners Jim and Lisa Schalk for the “How I…” story in the June 21 edition of the Tampa Bay Business Journal, the two were excited about a new booth they were prepping for the latest gift show in Dallas. Watch the video... Read More

  • How I...Help my vendors sell my product

    With every case they order, we give them one pound of toffee samples. People will buy our toffee in a gift shop because the packaging is gorgeous, but if they sample it, they’re hooked... Read More