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    You are invited to attend an exclusive event with legendary French chef, Jacques Pépin--author, television personality and educator. Jacques will be here live in the GBH Studios for this very special event. The wide-ranging conversation, led by award-winning BostonChef Jeremy Sewall, partner of Row 34 Restaurants, will touch upon Jacques’s career and culinary experiences cooking in some of the finest French restaurants in Paris and New York City. Guests will learn more about Jacques’s friendship with chef and GBH television personality Julia Child, his involvement in a dozen PBS television programs and much more!

    Jacques Pépin will also share more about his newest book, Cooking My Way, published in September 2023. He will be signing copies of this book during the post-reception in our Atrium that follows the formal program.

    Guests will have the opportunity to ask questions directly to Jacques during the discussion. The event will be moderated by Stephanie Leydon, Executive Producer of Digital Video at GBH News.

    12-1pm Formal program featuring Jacques Pépin (for both in-person and remote guests )
    1-1:30pm Jacques Pépin book signing and meet & greet in the Atrium (in-person only)

    This is a hybrid event. You have four ticket options: 

    The In-Studio Experience (in-person) is SOLD OUT

    *Join the virtual event from 12 to 1 pm. This event is free, but registration is required.
    *Order an autographed hardcover Cooking My Way book for $75which includes shipping and handling fees.

    Photo credit: Tom Hopkins

    This special chocolate tasting experience includes a drinking chocolate kit and a one-hour pre-recorded virtual tasting class that you can enjoy at your leisure. Gather a loved one, get cozy and learn more from a local chocolatier.

    The companion video recording features Bonnie Bennett, co-owner of Kakawa Chocolate House in Salem, MA demonstrating how to set up your tasting station. She will also present a brief history of chocolate. In the video class Bonnie will elaborate on the migration of chocolate from the European continent to North America, focusing on the history of the late 1700s to the present day. She will explore the influences of the first chocolate factory in the United States, located in Massachusetts, and the spice trade influences of the region as well.

    The chocolate kit will be mailed to you directly and will include two liquid drinking chocolates and some of Kakawa’s signature eating chocolates that are representative of the last three centuries of chocolate history.


    We can not deliver these kits to PO Boxes. Only physical street addresses are allowed.

    Supplies are limited. Last year this event sold out quickly. Purchase your chocolate tasting kit and companion video in time for the holiday season.

    You must purchase your kit by Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at 5pm ET. We will ship the chocolate kit to your preferred shipping address in early December. The companion video with instructions to this chocolate class will be sent to the contact email address provided when you registered.

    By RSVPing for this event, you agree to receive timely news and updates on events, films, and special offers from GBH.

    Photo credit: Can Stock Photo
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