Jacques Pepin's last full series is his most personal yet, featuring never-before-seen footage of his life. It highlights Pepin's 60 years in the kitchen, which includes his apprenticeship as a 13-year-old cooking in some of Paris' most revered establishments such as Meurice and Plaza Athenee, and cooking for French President Charles DeGaulle. It also touches upon a key period in Pepin's life when he crossed the Atlantic and entered the kitchens of New York at Le Pavillon, and his 10 years as director of research at Howard Johnson's. The series is a reflection of Jacques' history and reveals a more personal side of the internationally renowned chef. Fans and cooking aficionados alike will be given an intimate access to his life - from playing boules at home, visiting the market, and sailing the seas to gathering clams, tucking into lobster rolls at his favorite shack as well as sharing
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Jacques Pépin (French pronunciation: [ʒak pepɛ̃]; born December 18, 1935) is an internationally recognized French chef, television personality, and author working in the United States. Since the late 1980s, he has appeared on French and American television and written an array of cookbooks that have become best sellers.
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Pépin serves as dean of Special Programs at The International Culinary Center, founded as the French Culinary Institute, in New York City. He is an active contributor to the Gastronomy department at Boston University, where he teaches an online class on the cuisine and culture of France along with professor Kyri Claflin of Boston University's history department. Pépin also writes a quarterly column for Food & Wine and offers an amateur class each semester based on varied culinary topics. Pépin serves as Executive Culinary Director for Oceania Cruises, where he oversees seven onboard restaurants including Jacques Bistro. Pépin resides with his wife, Gloria, in Connecticut. Pépin experienced a minor stroke in March 2015 at his Connecticut home, but was promptly treated at an area hospital and was expected to eventually make a full recovery, according to a statement by his daughter Claudine Pépin to the Associated Press.
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