Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul

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Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul

JACQUES PEPIN: HEART & SOUL is not just another series showcasing Jacques, his delicious recipes or his amazing technique. This is his last full series which will be his most personal yet featuring never-before-seen footage of his life. HEART & SOUL will highlight Pepin's 60 years in the kitchen which includes his apprenticeship as a 13-year-old cooking in some of Paris' most revered establishments such as Meurice and Plaza Athenee and cooking for French President Charles DeGaulle. It will also touch upon a key period in Pepin's life when he crossed the Atlantic and entered the kitchens of New York at Le Pavillon and his 10 years as director of research at Howard Johnson's. The 26-episode series is a reflection of Jacques' history and will reveal a more personal side of the internationally renowned chef as we've never seen before. Fans and cooking aficionados alike will be given an intimate access to his life from playing boules at home, visiting the market, and sailing the seas to gathering clams, tucking into lobster rolls at his favorite shack as well as sharing memories, anecdotes and insights into his philosophy of life. Each episode will feature creative recipes that combine Pepin's culinary history and travel experiences with his expert teaching skills. Simple dishes for the novice and more involved creations for the seasoned cook will be shown and frugal tips will be offered. Occasionally family or guests are invited to cook alongside Jacques or join him in the dining room. Chefs from across the nation will, too, make a contribution, either from their own kitchen, through archival footage or on-camera acknowledgement of Jacques' tutelage and influence.

Upcoming Episodes

Heirloom Favorites

Wednesday, Oct 25 at 6:00 am on Create

Just Ducky!

Sunday, Oct 29 at 6:00 am on Create

Cuisine Economique

Wednesday, Nov 1 at 6:00 am on Create

Wonders of the Sea

Sunday, Nov 5 at 6:00 am on Create

Menu Memories

Wednesday, Nov 8 at 6:00 am on Create

Fete Des Boules

Monday, Nov 20 at 6:30 pm on Create

All in the Family

Friday, Nov 24 at 6:30 pm on Create

Toast to Julia

Monday, Nov 27 at 6:30 pm on Create

Cooking from Le Pelican

Friday, Dec 1 at 6:30 pm on Create

Chef In Training

Monday, Dec 4 at 6:30 pm on Create

Autumn Leaves

Friday, Dec 8 at 6:30 pm on Create

La Cocina Ole

Monday, Dec 11 at 6:30 pm on Create

Cooking for the President

Friday, Dec 15 at 6:30 pm on Create

Taste Bud Temptations

Monday, Dec 18 at 6:30 pm on Create

Global Gastronomy

Friday, Dec 22 at 6:30 pm on Create

Offal Good

Monday, Dec 25 at 6:30 pm on Create

Catch O' The Day

Friday, Dec 29 at 6:30 pm on Create

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