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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Hi Chef! My daughter, Makenna, and I were in your cupcake class on Saturday and we had so much fun and just finished our last cupcake today. I am ready to bake tomorrow and impress my friends with your delicious recipes! Thanks!
Having spent years enjoying recreational cooking I was quite excited to attend your classes recently. The food was exceptional. You made great tasting food preparation and cooking fun and accessible to everyone there and more importantly, confident enough to know that they could do this again at home. The class format and pairings make this an ideal activity for client dinners. I can’t think of a more enjoyable way to spend an evening than preparing and enjoying a gourmet meal with friends and c…
Extremely Satisfied -The best cooking class I ever attended. All the staff, and of course, Chef Eric, were the best. I am looking forward to taking the Master Baking and Master Chef Program soon!
First I have to say how much fun Dina and I had at your Chicken Connoisseur class this past Friday. What a great class and the food was incredible.
I wanted to thank you for hosting my 40th birthday party. Everyone had a great time and learned a lot. I also wanted to thank you for the great CIA book, I was reading it this morning and not only does it have a lot of great recipes but its very informative as well. That was a very nice gesture on your part, thank you very much. I will be sure to tell all my friends about your school and please let me know if there is anything I can do for you. I look forward to the next time when I can take ano…
Dear Chef Eric and Jennie: Thank you for a wonderful class to celebrate my birthday! Ever since my first cooking class there, I’ve wanted to have a private party. It was worth the wait! Everyone had a tremendous time! I look forward to future classes. Sincerely, JoeBob
Dear Chef Eric and Everybody at Culinary Classroom: THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!! My daughter Emma LOVES your class!!!
I was worried that I would be the slowest learner in the class but Chef Eric made me feel comfortable enough to ask any questions and I had a lot of fun in the class. I learned a lot of new tips.
If you want to experience a hands-on, very personalized culinary cooking series, you must sign up for Chef Eric’s Culinary Classroom! Chef Eric cares about his students, is an excellent instructor, and makes sure every person is getting the most out of his classes.
I just wanted thank you and Chef Eric for a very enjoyable and memorable experience. Everybody had a great time. Steve was thrilled! Don’t be surprised if you see him at future classes. You were so helpful and very responsive to all my requests. Thanks again.