Chef Pépin Dishes on Eventful Visit with Obamas

in MET News
December 19th, 2018

Jacques Pépin

Photo Courtesy : Jacques Pepin

As a world-renowned chef, Jacques Pépin has spent time in many high-stakes kitchens and gardens. But in a recent interview with DC Eater, the cofounder of MET’s Certificate Program in the Culinary Arts and MLA in Gastronomy shared a particularly eventful story about how a White House visit made during the Obama years came to require a security intervention. “I closed down the White House,” he said.

Get the full tale of how Chef Pépin’s cooking demo with Michelle Obama led to “a situation at the White House” in DC Eater.