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Guest: Jacques Pepin

Food Nation Radio spoke with Jacques Pepin about his early career and latest book. As always, he was charming, entertaining and informative.

Jacques Pepin – 04 May 2009 – New York, NY – The 2009 James Beard Foundation Awards at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Photo Credit: Jimi Celeste/PatrickMcMullan.com/Sipa Press/jamesbeard.51/0905052111 (Newscom TagID: sipaphotostwo371826) [Photo via Newscom]
Jacques Pépin is world renowned as the host of his acclaimed and popular cooking programs on public television, and as a prolific author, respected instructor, and gifted artist. Pépin was awarded the highest honor by the French Government and holds the title of CHEVALIER DE L’ORDRE NATIONAL DE LA LEGION D’HONNEUR. Pépin is taping the upcoming series “Essential Pepin” for KQED in San Francisco. His memoir, The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen, was published by Houghton Mifflin in 2003 and in paperback in May, 2004. He is also a proud grandfather of his daughter Claudine’s child, Shorey.

 

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