Eric Morris

Years of Participation

Eric Morris is executive chef at Cultura by Wicked Weed Brewing, which was a semifinalist for a James Beard Award in 2020. Eric has been cooking professionally for more than two decades, including as chef de cuisine for the critically acclaimed Nightbell in Asheville and Pearl & Ash in New York City. He served as sous chef for Tom Colicchio's Riverpark, where he helped to where he helped establish Riverpark Farm, a portable urban farm initially built in milk crates at a 15,000-square-foot stalled construction site.

In 2021, Chef Eric Morris launched the Cultivated Community Dinner Series at Cultura. This dinner series provides a platform for Asheville chefs who are a positive force for change within our community. Each month, Chef Eric Morris collaborates with a guest chef to design a unique culinary experience. The dinners also feature a non-profit selected by our guest chefs to reflect the true collaborative effort of our community. The Cultivated Community Dinner Series is designed to be intimate and intentional. Chef Eric and the Cultura team are striving to create an environment that cultivates positive community and authentic connection.

Chef Eric is an incredible and passionate human being who dedicates his heart and energy to supporting his team and strengthening his community. The best Chef that you could ever dream to have in your kitchen!