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An Evening With Jacques Pepin
World-renowned chef Jacques Pepin is a gifted culinary artist. He has hosted 13 popular cooking series on public television and written dozens of cookbooks. Pepin was born in Bourg-en-Bresse, near Lyon. His first exposure to cooking was as a child in his parents' restaurant, Le Pelican. From 1956 to 1958, Pepin was the personal chef to three French heads of state, including Charles de Gaulle. After moving to the United States in 1959, Pepin served for 10 years as director of research and new development for the Howard Johnson Company, a position that taught him about mass production, marketing, food chemistry and American food tastes. Jacques Pepin joins the show to discuss his upcoming 14th cooking series, "Jacques Pepin: Heart and Soul."

Fri, Dec 19, 2014 -- 8:00pm

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Sat, Dec 20, 2014 -- 2:00am

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