Making a Difference

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

February 28, 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 Visits Community Servings in Jamaica Plain, MA

December 1, 2022

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.

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

November 29, 2022

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.

Annual Membership Drive

October 14, 2022

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.

Culinary Demonstration – Hot Bread Kitchen, NYC

August 19, 2022

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.

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.

When
June 1, 2024
Where
Madison Beach Hotel, Madison, CT
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