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Guest: Jacques Pepin

From the moment the phone range and Elizabeth heard, “Hello Elizabeth, this is Jacques Pepin” she was like  school girl in love all over again.  Food Nation Radio spoke with the legendary French chef about his early life, his mother’s influence, his relationship with Julia Child and James Beard, and his work today with his daughter and grand-daughter.

About Elizabeth Dougherty

Elizabeth Dougherty has been cooking and writing about food intensively for more than ten years. She is the fourth generation of chefs and gourmet grocers in her family with her mother, Francesca Esposito and grandmother, Carmella being major influences in her early cooking years. As a teenager, her family sent her to Europe where she became focused on French and Italian cuisine. She survived a year and half of culinary tutelage under a maniacal Swiss-German chef and is a graduate of NYIT, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Business and Labor Relations. Food Nation Radio has won two news awards for content. Broadcasting LIVE each week, nationwide, on FoodNationRadio.com and on stations around the country.