Jacques Pépin Quick & Simple
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Iconic Chef, Television Host, Cookbook Author, Instructor and Fine Artist
KQED “Heart and Soul in the Kitchen”
Earlier this year, Jacques was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.More News
Jacques is born, Bourg-en-Bresse, France.
Jacques begins his formal culinary apprenticeship.
During his military service, Jacques serves as personal chef to three French heads of state.
Jacques comes to the United States to work at the restaurant Le Pavillon.
Meets Craig Claiborne, Julia Child and James Beard.
Howard Johnson hires Jacques to work alongside Pierre Franey to develop food lines for his chain of Howard Johnson's restaurants.
Jacques authors his first cookbook, “The other half of the Egg” with Helen McCully.
Jacques publishes, “La Technique.”
Jacques starred in “Every Day Cooking,” his first TV series.
Jacques launches PBS series, “The Complete Pépin”.
Jacques and Julia Child receive a Daytime Emmy for “Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home.”
Jacques wins his 14th James Beard Foundation award for his lifetime of achievement.
Jacques filmed “Heart and Soul in the Kitchen,” his 13th TV series with KQED.
Alongside his daughter, Claudine, and son-in-law, Rollie Wesen, Jacques launches the Jacques Pépin Foundation.