Jacques Pépin taping on the set of Heart & Soul at KQED. Photo: Wendy Goodfriend
Jacques Pépin taping on the set of Heart & Soul at KQED. Photo: Wendy Goodfriend

Hear the kitchen secrets and behind-the-camera stories from the man Julia Child called “the best chef in America” – Jacques Pépin. Tablehopper’s Marcia Gagliardi interviews the renowned chef and host of TV’s most popular cooking shows at Google on Friday, October 24 at 11am PST while he is in town shooting his new series Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul with KQED.

Below you can use Google Moderator to submit questions for the upcoming chat. Just click on the “Submit a question” button to type in your question for Jacques. You will need to login to Google to submit your question. You can “View Questions” submitted by other participants and vote up your favorite questions.

You will also be able to view the chat live in the video below on Friday, October 24 at 11am PST and it will be archived here as well.

Fireside Google Chat with Chef Jacques Pépin – Interviewed by Tablehopper’s Marcia Gagliardi

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    KQED’s stands for what?

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      KQED is San Francisco’s local public media station affiliated with PBS Television and NPR Radio.

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Wendy Goodfriend

I am the Senior Interactive Producer for KQED Food. I have designed and produced food-related websites and blogs for KQED including Bay Area Bites; Check, Please! Bay Area;  Taste This; Jacques Pepin's websites; Weir Cooking in the City and KQED Food. When I am not creating and managing food websites I am taking photos and video of Bay Area Life and designing online navigation systems. My professional education and training includes: clinical psychology, photography, commercial cooking, web design, information architecture and UX. You can find me engaged in social media on Twitter @bayareabites and on Facebook at Bay Area Bites. I can also be found photoblogging at look2remember.

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