Celebrity chef Jacques Pépin has been cooking for over 60 years. He has published 27 cookbooks and recently won an IACP Award for his new TV series "Essential Pépin." Previously, Pépin has won a Daytime Emmy, numerous James Beard Awards and two of France's highest honors. Pépin joined Michael Krasny on Forum to discuss food, his newest cookbook and his KQED-produced PBS series "Essential Pépin."
Host: Michael Krasny
Guest: Jacques Pépin, celebrity chef, cookbook author and host of "Essential Pépin," currently airing on KQED Public Television
Original Broadcast: Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012 -- 10:00 AM