This week on WORD OF MOUTH, Leiti visits celebrity chef, author and Dean, Jacques Pepin at the International Culinary Center. Beloved as Julia Child’s TV counterpart and a game-changer in American cuisine—and French food in America, we get to know this son of a cabinetmaker and a cook. We’ll talk mortality, how he met his wife, painting, petanque parties and the 1950s in Paris. Plus, we’ll preview his new book “Heart & Soul in the Kitchen”—and how this legend cooks at home for close friends and family.

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