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 the host of many popular public television programs.
Currently, PBS features Jacques in its “American Masters: at Home with Jacques Pepin” series where he demonstrates simple recipes.
Chef Jacques Pepin Cooking at Home: 10 Easy Recipes (with Videos of each recipe, instructions and lists of ingredients.
(From “The Art of Craft”) Jacques Pépin Demonstrates 7 Ways to Make Eggs (his “desert island food”)
Recipes from Jacques’ “Heart & Soul” Series
(Available on Amazon.com Video)
PBS American Masters: Chefs Flight Three Episode Documentary Series:
Episode 1: “James Beard: America’s First Foodie”
Experience a century of food through the life of James Beard, who spoke of the importance of localism and sustainability long before those terms had entered the vernacular. A cookbook author, journalist, television celebrity and teacher, Beard helped to pioneer and expand the food media industry into the billion-dollar business it is today.
Episode 2: “Jacques Pepin: The Art of Craft”
Discover the story of Chef Jacques Pépin, a young immigrant whose American journey took him through the kitchens of Howard Johnson’s, bringing his commitment to great taste and craftsmanship to American food. With his landmark cookbooks and television shows, he ushered in a new era in American food culture.
Episode 3: “Alice Waters and Her Delicious Revolution”
Follow Alice Waters through a year of shopping and cooking, and discover the vision of an artist and advocate, who has taken her gift for food and turned it into consciousness about the environment, nutrition and a device for social change.