Erin M. Hicks is an entrepreneur with a passion for great food and creative cooking. She ‘‘cut her teeth” in the culinary world as a young twenty-something restaurateur in Corpus Christi, Texas. She's been eating her way across Houston for the last fifteen+ years.

Erin is the author of the Houston Classic Cookbook serieswhich includes Houston Classic Desserts, Houston Classic Mexican Recipes, Houston Classic Seafood (Pelican Publishing), as well as Houston Small Plates & Sips and Houston Soups & Sips.

She also works as a hospitality and residential designer/decorator and realtor. Her vision has inspired the design of many well known restaurants around Houston. These include Helen Greek Food & Wine, El Big Bad, FM Kitchen & Bar, Tea & Victory, and Brooklyn Athletic Club. She currently resides in the flourishing, culture-filled city of Houston, Texas.