JACQUES PEPIN has published twenty-five cookbooks, including the best-selling Essential Pepin, Jacques Pepin Fast Food My Way, and Jacques Pepin More Fast Food My Way. He has also starred in twelve acclaimed cooking TV series. He has won multiple James Beard Awards and several IACP Cookbook Awards.
"Prose as joyful and rich as the author's food." --Kirkus Reviews
". . . a delicious book . . . a joy." --The New York Times
Book Review "The real pleasure of this book is spending time
with a thoughtful and sophisticated man, one whose memories and
thoughts inevitably turn to food and cooking." --Epicurious
"A fun chronicle of a half century of progress in the American
"The kind of well-prepared prose you want to devour slowly." --The Oregonian "A well written, funny, sad, informative and always enchanting account of an incredible career. . . . An instant classic." --Anthony Bourdain, author of Kitchen Confidential "A feast." --People "Pepin writes the way most chefs wish they could cook. . . . (The Apprentice) goes down like a feast . . . a worthy indulgence." --GQ "An appetizing read." --The Oregonian