Making a Difference

2021 JPF Aid Campaign

2021 Aid Campaign

For our 2021 Recovery Campaign, we have created two new poster prints of Jacques’ artwork, offered in a larger size: 2021 Recovery, and 2021 Kitchen Strong. Jacques has always been an inspiration in the kitchen, and these artworks offer peace and serenity, as well as a rallying cry to keep going toward the light at the end of the tunnel.

JPF Video Recipe Book Volume II

Volume 2 of the JPF Video Recipe Book is Now Available

The JPF is proud to announce the release of Volume 2 of our Video Recipe Book, Cook with Jacques Pépin & Friends. As a JPF Member, you receive access to 50 new recipes from chefs across the country including Marcus Samuelsson, Ingrid Hoffmann, Michael Voltaggio, Rick Bayless, Antonia Lofaso, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Diego Galicia, Traci Des Jardins, and, of course, Jacques Pépin.

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Jacques Pépin Foundation Annual Membership

Aligned with our mission of improving lives and strengthening communities through culinary education and training, every annual JPF Membership level will directly support community-based culinary training that provides essential culinary and life skills for individuals with barriers to employment.

Jacques Pepin Foundation 2020 Aid Campaign

2020 Aid Campaign

For our 2020 Relief Campaign, we have extended our offering of prints of Jacques’ artwork to the end of the year. A limited number of hand-signed prints are available on request by email. The need of our country’s under-served citizens, and now restaurant workers is greater than ever. Please help us support our community kitchen partners, fighting on the front lines of hunger relief.

Jaques and Barbara Fenzl

A Tribute To Barbara Fenzl Of Les Gourmettes Cooking School

Postponed to May 2021 — Our tribute to Barbara Fenzl of Les Gourmettes Cooking School, now to be held in May 2021, will be a star-studded evening with Master of Ceremonies Chef Jacques Pépin, Mark Tarbell, Claudine Pépin and Rollie Wesen, at the Mountain Shadows Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. Proceeds will benefit the […]

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April 2nd 2020 Gala

We are deeply disappointed that the current health crisis demanded that we cancel our principle annual fund-raiser. As in past years, it would have been a glorious evening of fraternity, camaraderie, and support for culinary training and the industry we love. Friends including Rachel Ray, Jose Andres, Andrew Zimmern, Carla hall, Ming Tsai, Gail Simmons, Tom Colicchio, Patrick O’Connell, Sara Moulton, Justin Chapple and many more were slated to help us celebrate the work of the JPF. We hope to see them all next year on April 8, 2021.

Harvest Tribute and Installation at Stone Acres Farm, Stonington, CT

On October 13, the JPF was proud to support, through the Jacques Pepin Legacy Fund, the installation of a bronze statue of Jacques on Stone Acres Farm, in Stonington, CT. The bust was created by internationally renowned Zenos Frudakis, mounted on pink Stony Creek, CT granite and accompanied by casts of Jacques’ hands, and a […]

On Site at Billings Forge Community Works

On August 2nd and 3rd Jacques and the JPF were with the Billings Forge Community Works in Hartford, teaching a class for their culinary training program and hosting a fund-raiser. The class was a hands-on opportunity with the master to learn a variety of techniques from whipping egg whites, to fundamental knife skills, to peeling […]