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Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017 7:08 PM


Passionate about Cooking?
Exploring the world of Culinary Arts?
Thinking about a career as a Chef?

Saturdays, 4/1/17-7/29/17 10:00am-1:30pm Whatever your goal, we have a program or class for you. Many of CHEF ERIC's students are cooking professionally in restaurants, and as caterers and personal chefs. Many others are simply more confident in their private kitchens cooking for their families, hosting dinner parties and creating wonderful meals and baked items. We assist in career guidance. Please call our office if you would like to audit a Program Class free of charge!

Includes the Culinary Institute of America's Textbook, Embroidered Chef Jacket, Chef Apron
This information-packed series is what CHEF ERIC spent years learning at the CIA

• Hands-on techniques for immediate application in today's kitchens
• Ingredients are fresh and unprocessed
• Every student learns to prepare meals without recipes
• New Vegetarian Recipes
• Certificates are awarded upon completion of classes
• Pass the County Food Handlers Exam

• • Class #1 - Knife Skills/Introduction to the Kitchen – The most important basic technique taught to all culinary students. Includes Basic Kitchen Equipment and Sanitation Instruction. • Class #2 - Stocks – A great stock is the key to many recipes, Fish, Chicken, and Beef. • Class #3 - Grand Sauces – Hollandaise, Béchamel, Veloute, Demi-Glace and Tomato Sauce. Students acquire important skills for sauce making. • Class #4 - Soups – Many a great meal starts with wonderful soup. We explore a variety of recipes using stocks. • Class #5 - Contemporary Sauces – Prepare fresh and tasty modern-style sauces perfect for accompanying all meals, including today’s lighter menus. • Class #6 - Breakfast and Egg Cookery – Learn the versatility of breakfast/egg cookery with a variety of menus. • Class #7 - Vegetable Cookery – Proper buying/storage of produce; delicious preparations of seasonal items. • Class #8 - Potato Cookery – Potatoes are an essential item in any kitchen. Several different cooking techniques will be used by students in this important section. • Class #9 - Dry Heat Cooking Methods – This class focuses on sautéing, broiling, grilling, and roasting. • Class #10 - Moist Heat Cooking Methods – Practice techniques like poaching, braising, stewing and steaming. • Class #11 - Pasta, Rice and Dumplings – Learn a variety of cooking methods for rice, dumplings and pasta. • Class #12 - Appetizers and Hors d’ouvres – The focus is on dishes that might be enjoyed as a first course in a multi-course meal, as well as delectable tidbits to be nibbled at a cocktail party with presentation. • Class #13 - Garde Manger and Charcuterie – The importance of sausages, terrines, pates and smoked items in the kitchen and dining room are explored in this exciting class – one of the favorites of the program. • Class #14 - Wine and Food Pairing – The Chef constructs a menu with seasonal ingredients and pairs wines to accompany the menu as we taste several varieties with our meals. • Class #15 - Instructor Menu – The Chef selects recipes for the students to make without substantial assistance and critiques plating, presentation and taste of the menus. • Class #16 - Final Class – Students make an intricate menu with an entrée, vegetable and side dish without the use of recipes. Last class food critique and discussion follows as we wind up our Culinary Master Chef Program and Certificates are presented. Gift Certificates Available Via Email – The Perfect Gift for ANY Occasion
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Cook Well, Eat Well and BE Well! With Chef Eric Crowley
Convenient Parking/Freeway Close-405/10
1 Block East of Overland, Just North of Pico - Parking Just North of Pico on Overland
2366 PELHAM AVENUE - LOS ANGELES, CA 90064 -- PHONE: 310-470-2640 - FAX: 310-470-2642

2366 Pelham Ave, 90064    google map | yahoo map

• Location: Chef Eric's Culinary Classroom / West LA, Los Angeles

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