Beverly Press/Park Labrea News February 12, 2004 Chef Eric Crowley studied at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, trained under European Master Chefs in Barcelona and Munich, and has taught culinary arts in Los Angeles since 1996. That impressive background is enough to intimidate any student who walks into his recently opened Culinary Classroom, but unlike the stereotypical image of the ranting mad chef demanding adulation for his creations, Crowley…
During the second week of the Master Chef Program, I explain why Stocks are so important in any kitchen, Professionally or at home. My students will start by preparing their Mirepoix-learning what it is and even discovering that almost every cuisine has a variation of it. Cooking the stock properly is vital. Here students learn the difference between a simmer and a boil and why a stock should never be…
It is always an exciting time for me. I start a new Master Chef Program and on Day 1, I find out what my students are wanting to achieve at the Culinary Classroom. One of my Students, Solange, is Brazilian and French. She has been cooking as a Private Chef for years. She knows that the knowledge I will give her during the next 18 weeks will make her a…
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Sheldon and I want to thank you for a wonderful evening. Your enthusiasm and supportive nature made the class really fun. We look forward to taking more classes.
I had a great time in your class Eric. You’re a terrific teacher- patient, knowledgeable and fun. I plan on taking another class soon.
Thank you very much for your hospitality – we will definitely be recommending your Culinary Classroom to friends and colleagues. We look forward to working with you again.
Chef Eric’s Culinary Baking Program has been a phenomenal experience….. This is a must do program for any aspiring baker, regardless of skill level.
Having the most fun and excellent learning experience attending your class. I am really enjoying it. Every time I get a chance to apply what I learned from school, I have my husband and friends as my fans. And you know what they said, [my cooking] tastes really like the food prepared by a professional chef!
Chef Eric is a dynamic instructor who is always on his toes and willing to help and think outside the box. I had a great time trying new things!
My mother Yuki and I enjoyed the French Classics class last weekend. It was a lot of fun! You’ll probably see me again in the near future.
….. Chef Eric re-sparked my interest in baking and reminded me how much fun baking can be…
Chef Eric, I just wanted to say thank you for such a special Valentine’s Day cooking class. Chris and I had such a great time. Chris had never taken a cooking class before and he loved your class. It was such a nice break from the traditional dinner out. You were so much fun and really made the night special. Thanks again, we look forward to coming back soon.
Growing up Italian, cooking has always been a part of my life. While hosting and cooking for several of my own dinner parties, several people suggested I start my own business which got me to thinking-yes, I can do this! I looked around for a good professional program and Chef Eric Crowley’s Master Chef program seemed like the best. I audited a class and in just a few hours, I learned more than I ever knew before! At the beginning of each class is a demo of what you are going to be cooking, com…