Jacques supports culinary education & sustainability by donating a portion of sales to the Jacques Pepin Foundation, Wholesome Wave, Boston University Certificate Program in the Culinary Arts and The International Culinary Center.
The Jacques Pepin Foundation is committed to transforming lives through culinary education. Our vision: Enriched lives and stronger communities through the power of culinary education. Our mission: The Jacques Pépin Foundation promotes Jacques’ generosity and passion for cooking by supporting individuals that seek, and organizations that create pathways to success through culinary professionalism, skills and technique.
Wholesome Wave strives to create a vibrant, just and sustainable food system. By making fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables affordable and available, we enable underserved community members to make healthier food choices. Our innovative initiatives are improving health outcomes among low-income families, generating additional revenue for small and mid-sized farm businesses and bolstering local and regional economies.
Boston University Certificate Program in the Culinary Arts Taught entirely by experienced, working chefs and experts in the food industry, Boston University’s full-time culinary arts program is the only one of its kind in the country. Cofounded by Julia Child and Jacques Pépin in 1989, this intensive, semester-long program exposes students to classic French techniques and international cuisines. Merging the best aspects of traditional culinary arts study with hands-on instruction in BU’s state-of-the-art laboratory kitchen, the program provides insight into the food industry and prepares students for a wide variety of jobs. Related post.