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Jacques Pépin

James Beard, Julia Child ,Jacques Pépin, and Alice Waters

All of Playlist's Chef's Flight Content

Daniel Hautzinger

American Masters Chef's Flight is over, but you can still stream the documentaries and catch up on our posts with recipes, interviews, features and more about these four icons of American cuisine.
Jacques Pépin and his best friend Jean-Claude Szurdak. Photo: Eugene Cook

Jacques Pépin on American Food Since the '50s

Daniel Hautzinger

"It was another world," Pépin says of the American culinary scene when he first arrived here in 1959. “The cook used to be at the bottom of the social scale. Now we are genius.” 
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