Making a Difference

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.

2022 Posters Now Available

May 10, 2022

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).

The JPF’s 5th Anniversary Celebration – A Joyful Return In-Person!

April 21, 2022

The JPF was thrilled to be back in person for the 5th Anniversary Celebration at The Yale Club of New York City. Surrounded by long-time supporters and new JPF Members, the room was filled with warmth and joy in support of our mission to improve lives through culinary education.

Jacques Appears on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon”

February 4, 2022

On January 27, 2022, Jacques appeared as a guest on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.” He made a French omelette with Jimmy and Questlove, demonstrating his signature technique, while highlighting his forthcoming book, The Art of the Chicken: A Master Chef’s Recipes and Stories of the Humble Bird.

Executive Director Previews the Annual Report

On February 1, 2022, a group of JPF Executive Chef and Chef de Cuisine Members attended our first Coffee with the Executive Director, a Zoom conversation with Rollie Wesen that provided attendees with a preview of the content of our 2021 Annual Report, due to release on our website at the end of this month.

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