Chef Eric was born and raised in San Antonio. He grew up with a passion for food. “I’m a fat kid at heart and I love to cook fat kid food”. As he got older he realized the joy and happiness he could bring to someone with his creative dishes. He made the hour and a half long drive to Austin, Texas every day to attend the Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Academy and received his Associates Degree in Culinary Arts. His first job was a sous chef at Rosemary’s Catering, The RK Group, which also included working alongside the Grand Hyatt, and JW Marriot. He worked there for 4 years before going to Page Barteau Catering. He worked at PBC for 8 years working his way up the ladder. Starting out as head field chef, then head sous chef, and finally to executive chef, where he worked for one more year. He is now the executive chef at Norris Conference Center, where he aims to expand the onsite and offsite catering. Working side by side with amazing chefs throughout his career, he has always aspired and will continue to be bigger and better with every passing year.