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Chef Jacques Pepin to speak at BU

November 28th, 2012 in Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Talk 0 comments

JacquesPepinLearn about the fascinating life and career of world-renowned culinary master Jacques Pépin when the chef visits BU on December 5 for a reception, book signing and talk. During the event, part of the Friends Speaker Series hosted by The Friends of the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Pépin will reflect on his career as a famed chef and will sign copies of his newly published book, Jacques Pépin’s New Complete Techniques. Guests are also welcome to browse an exhibition of selections from the chef’s archive.

In addition to being an internationally recognized chef, Pépin has also worked as the host of acclaimed and popular cooking programs on public television and as a respected instructor, prolific author and gifted artist. Pépin currently hosts public television series, “Essential Pépin,” and has previously hosted “Jacques Pépin: Fast Food My Way” and  “Jacques Pépin: More Fast Food My Way.” A close friend to Julia Child, Pépin co-starred in the 1999 PBS series “Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home,” which won a Daytime Emmy in 2001. A former columnist for The New York Times, Pépin writes a quarterly column for Food & Wine and is a faculty member here at Boston University.

The event will begin at 6 p.m. in the Metcalf Ballroom, located on the second floor of the George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Avenue. The event is $25 for the public and free for BU students.

For more information, contact Christopher Gately at archives@bu.edu or (617) 353-3696.

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Food and Memory: Biography, Autobiography, and Film

March 25th, 2010 in Uncategorized 0 comments

<img src=”http://blogs.bu.edu/bunow/files/2010/03/jullie.jpg” alt=”jullie” width=”244″ height=”244″ />Award-winning chef, television  personality and author <a href=”http://www.kqed.org/w/jpfastfood/home.html” target=”_blank”>Jacques Pepin </a>will host “Food and  Memory: Biography, Autobiography, and Film”, a panel discussion,  reception, and screening of Nora Ephron’s film <em>Julie &amp; Julia</em> today at 6:00 PM at Metcalf Hall (2nd floor of the George Shurman Union, 775 Commonwealth Avenue)<em>. </em>The panel discussion  and film screening will explore the genres of biography and autobiography and  discuss the influence of Julia Child, co-founder of  Boston University’s <a href=”http://www.bu.edu/foodandwine/culinary/” target=”_blank”>Culinary Arts Program</a>. <strong>The event is open  to the public. </strong>To register, call 617-353-9852.<strong>

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