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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I’m really enjoying the class. I look forward to going every time. Since I’ve signed up for the class and met with you the first time, my life has changed to a direction I never thought it could. I feel like I’m living in my dream for the first time in my life. I feel confident, excited and in love with all the baking that I do. It’s a joy to see all those smiles from my family and friends when I give them all the sweets that I make. I’ve been hearing, “thank you, Grace that was really delicious…
I began considering a new career in the culinary world and because I worked full-time in an office, I needed a program that was professional, personal, easily accessible and budget friendly. The Master Chef Program at Chef Eric’s Culinary Classroom fit the bill! Chef Eric has a passion for instruction and I greatly benefited from his vast knowledge of cooking, as well as from his experiences as a professional chef in restaurants and catering. The course was extremely organized with well-outlined…
CHEF ERIC gave me the tools I needed to become a successful full-event caterer.
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!
After having CHEF ERIC as an instructor, I went on to excel at the Cordon Bleu school and Patina Restaurant.
It has been a pleasure attending the Master Chef Program with Chef Eric…the class has given me the confidence to keep pushing forward in the world of culinary. Chef Eric has been a wonderful teacher and chef.
Just want to express how much we enjoyed our class. Thank you to Eric and the exceptional quality of people assisting. Not only was the experience well organized,The food DELICIOUS and the class fun…..Everyone was so kind and accommodating!
This is the most fun I have had in years. Chef Eric is a terrific instructor. I have taken several of his classes and courses and keep coming back for more.
You run a great cooking program. Jonah and I enjoyed it tremendously and we learned a lot. He will be back… and maybe me too! Thanks you!
Loved it! Instruction was great, I loved that we could keep the recipes, and Eric was funny. I’d recommend to anyone.