Making a Difference

Partnership with Oceania Cruises

June 10, 2017

We are so pleased to announce our newly formed partnership with Oceania Cruises! Oceania will be the sponsor/host of the VIP cocktail reception at our inaugural benefit dinner on January 11, 2018, and has committed to being a long-term partner to the Jacques Pépin Foundation.

Food & Wine Magazine Article

June 7, 2017

Food & Wine Magazine recently published a lovely article about the JPF in their on-line magazine. We are so grateful for their support!

American Masters: The Art of the Craft

May 18, 2017

In May of 2017, PBS released an American Masters documentary on Jacques Pépin. The film, produced by Peter Stein does an excellent job of capturing the passion, beauty, and complexity of Jacques’ life and career. Sprinkled with classic footage and interviews from culinary luminaries, the film will transport you from the scarcity of WWII, to a time when all the mushrooms in American grocery stores were canned, to celebrity chefs.

RI Food Bank Community Kitchen

April 12, 2017

In April, at the RI Food Bank’s Community Kitchen, Chef and co-founder Rollie Wesen demonstrated how to make roux and its application in Velouté and Gumbo.

The Jacques Pépin Foundation Working with the Community

January 11, 2017

The Community Kitchen at the Rhode Island Food Bank is a great example of the organizations that the Jacques Pépin Foundation supports. Low-income and jobless adults participate in a 14 week, full time course that teaches the culinary, job and life skills required to enter the workforce as a food service professional.

Our Next Event

10th Anniversary Julia Child Award Dinner

This is the fourth event in a cross-country series taking place throughout 2024 and celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Julia Child Award in past recipients’ hometowns. The series will raise critical funds for the Smithsonian Food History Project at the National Museum of American History. Menu Curated by Chefs Renée Touponce, Kinsler Josaime, and Jacques Torres.

June 1, 2024
Madison Beach Hotel, Madison, CT
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Past Events