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Friends Speaker Series - Jacques Pépin

The Friends of the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University will host internationally renowned chef and author Jacques Pépin for a reception, book signing and talk on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 6:00 PM Mr. Pépin will reflect on his life and career. An exhibition of selections from the chef’s archive will be on display, and Pépin will sign copies of his newly published book, Jacques Pépin’s New Complete Techniques. Jacques Pépin is world-renowned as a chef and as the host of his acclaimed and popular cooking programs on public television, and as a respected instructor, prolific author and gifted artist. Pépin is the recipient of three of the French government’s highest honors: he is a Chevalier de L’Ordre National de la Legion d’ Honneur, Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and a Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Agricole. 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 with Julia, 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.

6:00pm on Wednesday, December 5th 2012

George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Ave (Metcalf Ballroom, Second Floor)

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