Bookstore Event: Jacques Pepin Book Signing, "Menus"

Thursday, December 13, 2018
6:00 PM (ET)
Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
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860-685-3939
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https://eaglet.wesleyan.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=86871

For more than fifty years, Jacques Pépin has chronicled his menus for parties for friends, birthdays, anniversaries, and holidays in handsome hand-illustrated books. On one side, inside a painted border featuring produce, flowers, or birds, he lists the dishes he served. On the opposite side, his guests sign their names and memorialize the occasion.

For Menus, Jacques selected his favorite illustrations of the last half-century, where hosts can document their own celebratory meals and the wines that accompany them. With an introduction by Pépin, this dinner diary is both a practical register of what dishes were served to which guests and an invaluable archive of memories.

The winner of sixteen James Beard Awards and author of twenty-nine cookbooks, including A Grandfather’s Lessons, Jacques Pépin Heart & Soul in the Kitchen, and Essential Pépin, JACQUES PÉPIN has starred in twelve acclaimed PBS cooking series. He was awarded France’s highest distinction, the Legion of Honor.


TICKET: A ticket is $19.99 (+tax) and includes (1) copy of Menus and admission to the book signing line. (“family” admission permitted). Please call the store at 860-685-3939 to purchase your ticket. 






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