Chef Jacques Pepin’s story—which encompasses his contributions to the profession of cooking, food television, and the very way we eat today—is a tale even his legions of devoted fans may not be familiar with. Discover the story of a young immigrant with movie-star looks and a charming Gallic accent, who elevated essential kitchen techniques to an art form to become one of America’s most beloved food icons.

On CPTV: Friday, May 26 at 9 p.m. 

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Connecticut Public presents a series of video short stories that celebrate the unique people and places that drive the pulse and spirit of our state. Browse the full series »

January 8, 2019
Catch the premiere of a new series, “Home Movies - American Journeys,” that focuses on the stories of immigrants building their lives in Connecticut. What’s YOUR family’s heritage story? Share it with our audiences. Find out more »

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