Eric Theiss Biography
Eric Theiss is a chef & TV-personality that uses his cooking reputation to sell gadgets and home appliances on top-rated shopping channels such as QVC. He also owns his own product-selling company called LiveVision. He has presented brands for chefs such as Rachel Ray & Paula Deen but has recently shifted the company into hiring out its services to appliance companies.
Eric Theiss Age
He was born on November 9, 1970. He is currently 49 years old as of 2018.
Eric Theiss Early Life|Education
Eric was born and raised in New Jersey, His mother is Italian and she is the one who actually encouraged him to cook. There is not much information regarding his family. Eric received his first cookbook at the age of 6 and never looked back. Much of his education was self-taught or done outside of the classroom in a real kitchen. When he was a teenager, he worked under world-renowned chef Frank Falcinelli at the Culinary Renaissance. Falcinelli graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in 1986, then cooked in a Michelin two-star restaurant for several years. After moving through several restaurants, he opened the Culinary Renaissance in Metuchen, New Jersey, where he took Eric under his wing.
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Eric Theiss Career
He opened his own bar and restaurant called Meritage in 2006. It was located in West Chester, Pennsylvania & focused on fresh recipes with wine pairings. It opened to great reviews from prominent food critics in the state. In 2015, after he transferred ownership to Michele DiPietro and Irene Landy, Meritage closed. While Thiess officially began LiveVision in 1999, it wasn’t until after Meritage that he truly began to focus on his company. He started out doing a few infomercials in the early 2000s, then became a presenter for programs like As Seen on TV and on the QVC network.
He has presented brands for chefs such as Rachel Ray & Paula Deen but has recently shifted the company into hiring out its services to appliance companies. Eric aims to make any product success on QVC. One of his most famous examples is the Power Pressure Cooker, an appliance that creates “full meals” in the fraction of the time it would normally take to cook them. To market this product, he went on QVC and even released a few cookbooks about it. Most of his books are based on the products he promotes through LiveVision, such as his cookbooks Power Air Frying, based off of an air-frying device that is a healthier alternative to using cooking oil, and the Copper Chef Cookbook, which is based on a line of copper cooking pans.
Eric Theiss Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of 950,000 dollars as of 2019.
Eric Theiss Married|Wife
Eric is married to a woman named Jessica and has two sons with her. The boy’s names are Maxwell and Cameron.
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Eric Theiss Quotes
- “Thanks, everybody for all the well wishes after my surgery. I am coming along great. What do you think of the beard? I always wanted to grow one.”
- “About to go under the knife. Just getting a new hip. Maybe I lifted one too many gigantic pans full of food!”
- “Back in the day I used to do everything in the old school way, now I am a chef on TV. I mostly cook for my family.”
- “I met my wife at my restaurant. If I hadn’t opened the restaurant we might have never met.”
- “It’s a little nerve-racking to put your face on a book.”
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