Chef Eric Jacques Crowley
Chef Eric Jacques Crowley is a seasoned, professional chef and the founder, owner and chef instructor at his dynamic cooking school, Chef Eric’s Culinary Classroom, where he has shaped the careers of many professional chefs.
Read Chef Eric’s full bio here
Chef Eric’s Culinary Classroom is a top-notch cooking school that offers hands-on experience and technical education with a seasoned professional chef. Many students of the school are aspiring professional chefs or current chefs who are seeking to improve their skills. Located in West Los Angeles, and founded in 2003, Chef Eric’s Culinary Classroom provides students with access to a professionally designed kitchen, furnished with high-end equipment, and a diverse calendar of professional programs and recreational classes. Read more here
Media Appearances / Features
Chef Eric has hosted television shows at the Culinary Classroom including NBC’s Channel 4 Reporters for a Cooking Class Session, Good Day LA, Channel 11’s Morning Show, as they joined him live to see the Children’s Summer Cooking Camps in action. E! Entertainment, Your LA on Channel 4 and Cosmo Times as they showcased his Couples Romantic/Date Night Cooking Classes, TruTV on Upscale with Prentice Penny showcasing his cooking style, and the Associated Press as they highlighted our Children’s Summer Culinary Camps.
He has visited Television studios including KCAL 9 News for a Holiday Entertaining cooking segment, KTLA 5 News for a Super Bowl cooking segment, Mother’s Day Brunch cooking segment, and Tailgating Grilling cooking segment featuring Chef Eric’s Savory Seasonings – Sizzle and Smooth Spice Blends, and Hallmark’s Channel’s Home and Family Morning Show teaching Candace Cameron how to make Sushi! He has been a Guest Chef on CitiCable 3’s Community Cooking Television in Torrance.
He and the Classroom have been featured on SoCal.com and LA’s The Place – Los Angeles Magazine at lastheplace.com. He has been written up in the Los Angeles Business Journal, The Orange County Register, the Beverly Press News, Valley Scene Magazine, The Daily News, Voyage LA Magazine, and many other publications and Cooking Blogs sharing his love of cooking and many recipes.
In media interviews, Chef Eric can demonstrate and discuss:
- How to make a romantic date night dinner with oven-roasted salmon with herb vinaigrette, brown rice pilaf with stir-fried asparagus and mushrooms, molten chocolate cake;
- One simple recipe that every child will love: deep-dish French toast;
- A healthy recipe, good for any level of cooking, seared scallops with garlic and citrus zest;
- A vegan dish that vegetable haters will love: grilled Portobello mushroom with pesto and roasted red bell pepper;
- Five items every cook should own;
- Five ingredients every cook should have in their kitchen;
- One common herb to include in your shopping basket;
- One sauce everyone should know how to make, Romesco sauce;
- Delicious seasonal dishes;
- And more!
LUCA MOVIE🛵 – DISNEY and Chef Eric
Had a great time with Amanda @meowmeix, preparing delicious pasta along with @BlueApron and @PixarLuca for the upcoming movie LUCA.What an awesome way to start the summer – Go on an unforgettable ride with #PixarLuca, streaming on @DisneyPlus June 18.Can’t wait for all the kids in our summer cooking camps to watch Luca and cook […]
Video Cooking Classes – NEW by Chef Eric’s Culinary Classroom
Chef Eric’s Video Series Teaches the basics of cooking: from knife skills to full course meals and desserts, emphasizing ingredients, cooking theories, and techniques. Check out these video cooking classes in our shop and take advantage of the special introductory sale. Save $60 OFF of the full video course PLUS an additional 15% OFF if […]
VoyageLA Features Chef Eric
VoyageLA Features Chef Eric – “Meet Eric Crowley of Chef Eric’s Culinary Classroom in West Los Angeles” VoyageLA goes into a complete Q&A session with Chef Eric revealing his professional background: graduating with honors from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, traveling abroad to master European cooking techniques, and more!Read […]
Epoch Taste Features Chef Eric!
Epoch Taste Features Chef Eric – “So You Want to Be a Chef” It was an honor and a privilege to have Stephanie Chase, from The Epoch Taste visit us in the Culinary Classroom! Stephanie took the time to attend our 4-week Culinary Basics Class, and then did us the honor of writing an extraordinary post about […]
How to Make Star Wars Cupcakes
I can’t wait until the new “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” film hits the movie theaters this weekend! How about you? Anyone else excited? To celebrate the release, I made some Star Wars Cupcakes with Gaby (0hgaby) Bañuelos! See how I showed her how to make Stormtroopers, Chewbacca, and Princess Leia Cupcakes! What a fun […]
Children's Summer Camps featured on Famadillo.com and Coast to Coast Newspaper
Hello Everyone! Summer Camps are in full swing here at The Culinary Classroom! Every summer for 10+ years, I have taught my Children’s Culinary Academies. It is one of the things that makes my job so wonderful… teaching youths how to cook and work in a kitchen. As a long time professional chef, it is inspiring to […]
Healthy Summer Recipes – ClumsyGourmet.com
My Healthy Summer Recipes were featured on ClumsyGourmet.com. I’ve noticed that healthy food is labeled as tasteless and boring. Don’t believe it, I’m here to set the record straight! Eating well doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice taste or flavor. Healthy can always be delicious. These recipes are mouthwatering and good for you! Featured Recipes Include: Shrimp and Tofu Pad […]
Sizzle and Smooth – EatSomethingSexy.com Product of the Week
My Savory Seasoning Spice Blends (which can be purchased HERE) were recently featured as Eat Something Sexy’s Product of the Week! Take a look at what they wrote. This is a great holiday gift idea and we send it Priority Mail to you or your giftee with recipe cards included. I also have videos online to […]
Sizzle and Smooth – Featured on Bustle.com's Holiday Gift Guide
My Savory Seasoning Spice Blends (which can be purchased HERE) were recently featured as in Bustle’s Holiday Foodie Gift Guide! Take a look at what they wrote. This is a great gift idea and we send it Priority Mail to you or your giftee with recipe cards included. I also have videos online to help you […]
Spice Blends Press Release
To help aspiring and recreational chefs make delicious and quick meals, Chef Eric Crowley, founder, owner and chef instructor at Chef Eric’s Culinary Classroom in Los Angeles, Calif., has created a duo of handcrafted seasonings to spice up any meal, whether grilling, sautéing or roasting. To read more of Chef Eric’s recent press release, click […]