Making a Difference

Rollie Wesen by Eric Vitale Photography

Coffee and Conversation with the Executive Director

On February 17 and February 24, 2023, JPF Executive Chef and Chef de Cuisine Members attended Coffee with the Executive Director, Zoom conversations with Rollie Wesen to review 2022 projects and discuss upcoming goals for 2023.

JPF 5th Anniversary Gala

Jacques Pépin Foundation 6th Anniversary Celebration Scheduled for April 13, 2023

We are thrilled to announce the JPF’s 6th Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, April 13, 2023 in an exciting new venue, The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers. We have a stellar line-up of culinary talent preparing a sensational gala dinner, including Maneet Chauhan, Ming Tsai, Esther Choi, Alon Shaya, Ayesha Nurdjaja, and a festive dessert reception with Natasha Pickowicz and Caroline Schiff.

Jacques Pépin at Community Servings

Jacques Visits Community Servings in Jamaica Plain, MA

Jacques joined students, staff, and alumni at JPF grantee Community Servings in Jamaica Plain, MA in early December to share his expertise with a hands-on cooking lesson. The class focused on vegetable techniques, classic French sauces, and concluded with a book signing of The Apprentice.

Cook with Jacques Pépin & Friends: Volume 4

Volume 4 of “Cook with Jacques Pépin & Friends” launched on Giving Tuesday

The JPF released “Cook with Jacques Pépin & Friends: Volume 4” on Giving Tuesday (November 29, 2022). What started as a pandemic pivot to enrich lives and strengthen communities through culinary education has grown into a recurring series. This Video Recipe Book is available to all members of the JPF and membership starts at just $40 per year.

October Membership Drive

Annual Membership Drive

Longtime friends and Jacques Pépin Foundation Champion Partners Daniel and Katherine Boulud and Ming and Polly Tsai have deliciously joined forces with JPF elite members Susan and Glenn from Park City, UT, Maria and Joe from Seattle, WA, and a devoted couple who love to cook for each other in NYC to support JPF membership.

Jacques Pépin at Hot Bread Kitchen, NYC

Culinary Demonstration – Hot Bread Kitchen, NYC

Jacques joined students, staff and alumni at Hot Bread Kitchen in August to share his expertise with a hands-on cooking lesson. The group made crêpes and pate-a-choux and then raised a glass of Champagne together during a book signing.

JPF 2022 Aid Campaign

2022 Posters Now Available

Artist-quality prints of Jacques’ painting “Vivid Buffet” are now available for a donation benefiting the JPF. This year’s posters help celebrate the JPF’s 5th Anniversary, and feature Jacques’ distinctive abstract style. These museum-quality posters are made on thick and durable matte paper and available in two colors (ochre and blue).

Our Next Event

JPF 6th Annual Gala

Our 6th Annual Gala will take place on April 13 at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers, New York City. Tickets available to JPF Members on January 24 and to all on January 31. Watch for event details and ticket information coming soon. In the meantime, check out the recap of last year’s gala, the JPF 5th Anniversary Celebration.

  • When

    April 13, 2023

  • Where

    The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers, New York City

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