Get a Look Inside Newly Renamed, Upgraded Groce Pépin Culinary Innovation Laboratory

After completing a four-month, $200,000 renovation, the kitchen space at the heart of Metropolitan College’s Programs in Food & Wine has been rechristened: the Groce Pépin Culinary Innovation Laboratory. The designation honors acclaimed chef and cofounder of MET’s Certificate Program in the Culinary Arts, Jacques Pépin (Hon.’11) as well as 2017 MET Distinguished Alumni Award […]

Chef Pépin Shares His Favorite Poem in BU Today

In a BU Today video, renowned chef and television personality Jacques Pépin (Hon.’11) recites his favorite poem, Rimbaud’s “Le Dormeur du Val” (“The Sleeper of the Valley”). The reading is part of the Favorite Poem Project, which was launched in 1997 by former poet laureate Robert Pinsky, a William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor and a […]

Chef Jacques Pépin Awarded Lifetime Achievement Emmy

Chef Jacques Pépin will be recognized for his contributions to the world of televised cooking instruction with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 46th Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, it was announced this week. The host of myriad public television series—including Jacques Pépin’s Cooking Techniques, Today’s Gourmet, and Fast Food My Way—and cofounder of […]

Chef Pépin Dishes on Eventful Visit with Obamas

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 […]

Culinary Arts Gala Deemed a Ball

The year-long festivities to honor three decades of Boston University’s Certificate Program in the Culinary Arts kicked off with a smash, with the Boston Globe calling last week’s Culinary Arts 30th Anniversary Gala “a sold-out success.” The celebration of Jacques Pépin, who co-founded the program with Julia Child and Rebecca Alssid, was able to raise […]