Fabled Chef Jacques Pépin Says New England’s Food is Much-Improved
Renowned chef, TV host, and author Jacques Pépin, who co-founded MET’s Certificate Program in the Culinary Arts and MLA in Gastronomy alongside Julia Child and Rebecca Alssid, considers himself a New England local after teaching in the Culinary Arts program for nearly 30 years. And in that time, he has seen a significant spike in the quality of dining around these parts. “New England food has gotten more refined,” he said in a recent interview with the Boston Globe. “Boston was kind of a gastronomical wasteland, but not any longer. There are fantastic restaurants,” he explained.
Read more about Jacques’s ties to the region in the Boston Globe.